Finish You Off

We cannot drop into the depths of our lives until we surrender the illusion that we know ourselves. A wild and courageous commitment is needed to sink beneath our masks of composure. To leap beyond the assuring confines of our definitions and theologies. To stop faking the Good and embrace the True. The truth of …

I do too

“We’re just here,” he shrugged. “That’s it. It’s mind-blowing, but that doesn’t mean there’s a purpose or that it’s inherently meaningful. I may be a biochemical evolutionary expression of an unfolding universe, but that doesn’t mean the universe CARES,” He said, smugly. “But do you?,” I asked “Do I care? Sure. Yes, I care.” “I …

The Church, buried alive.

Americans are abandoning church exponentially. Especially the 18-35yr olds whose "no religion" affiliation has quadrupled in the last 30 years. America's fastest growing religion? "None". And it's not because the music needs more orgasmic crescendos led by worship leaders in ever-lengthening t-shirts... but because Christianity has become morally irrelevant. A church with nothing to say …

Chutes & Ladders

“No matter what one believes in, there is something wonderful about blessing things.” -Kathleen NorrisOne of the games I played with my sister as a kid was Chutes and Ladders. For those unfamiliar, its a simple board game where you hit the spinner to move x number of spaces up the board to win. Sometimes …