I have a friend who invites those of us in community with them to articulate our dreams on a semiweekly basis. This exercise has been super helpful because it’s pushed me to think through what I desire for my life and how to go after it. I want to share some of that vision with …
With that mighty wind
And energy like wildfire
The Spirit of God burned down partitions of difference
Making clear that we are all the children of divinity
Making space for our worship in temples, in the wild, and in common places.
Making room for us.
To honor my 32nd birthday and CFI’s 3rd anniversary, I’m taking a mini sabbatical and (mostly) pressing pause on my work until June! I’m doing this because I wanted to gift myself with two things my soul is craving: rest and time to create…
Take some time and check out this podcast I recorded with my boo Kevin Garcia over at Tiny Revolution. We covered a lot of ground in our time together including LGBTQ inclusion in religious community, what it means to live out your love, elitism in faith spaces, power & privilege, and what community, church, and solidarity can look like.
So take the next 45 minutes and listen to our talk, Petty and/or Prophetic. I think you’ll find it worth your time.
I hold the remains of a tomorrow that will never come,
the fractured chrysalis of a possibility that will not develop the wings of reality
Never forget that we belong to one another. Always remember that our liberations are intertwined and none of us will get free while others are bound.
While 2016 has been hard, it has been a year I am grateful for because it stretched and pushed me. It’s reminded me that the disquiet I feel in my spirit can be harnessed to do good work that is responsive to the need I see in the world.
So thank you to the year that has encouraged me to unapologetically be myself and walk, speak, and act boldly in the places that I find myself rooted in.