Conversations on Beauty

Kristy-Anne Swart is a Calgary based photographer and friend.  You can find her work at http://www.upandawaystudios.com or on instagram @kristyanneswart  .  Throughout our friendship, we've had amazing conversations about art, faith, motherhood, beauty and so one day we just decided to record our conversation.  Here is a "slightly" polished version of that conversation.  I took... Continue Reading →

Creating and Undoing: Of Good Books and the Moving Spirit

Once, when I was a grad student, living in Vancouver off of a part-time starbucks barista wage, I did not have money for christmas presents.  So I decided to do what I love to do, have always loved to do, and do almost every day to this day which is, to tell people about books... Continue Reading →

They Keep Coming

The Mothers by Kathe Kollwitz, 1919   Another shooting.  At this point which one am I even talking about - all of them.    Of people in their places of worship.  They keep coming, these incidents.  And every life taken is an entire world. There was a shooting at a synagogue in California,  and here... Continue Reading →

Jesus of the Descending Theology

Here is my last prayer/poem for the season.  It was a full few days of EASTER RESURRECTION PREACHING and then right off to Toronto for discussions on justice and the church  which were full of lament and honesty and Jesus.  And the exact right thing to be doing in Resurrection Time. Here is my Easter... Continue Reading →

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