If Someone Put a Gun to My Head

I live on the Westside of L.A., a part of the city that is known for entertainment, technology, health food, alternative medicine, progressive education, and tolerance of every sort of spirituality except “judgmental Christianity.” If you happen to… Read More

No More Than A Hundred Years Are We Given

So begins the song Mighty Sound by the band Tim B Told. A week ago I knew nothing about them. Now they are working their way under my skin, my psyche, my spirit like threads of silken light…. Read More

What Does Liberation Look Like?

There is a preconception in our culture that to be a person of faith means to live a small, tight, narrow life, but that has not been my experience. Far from it. In truth, the deeper I go,… Read More

“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.” —… Read More

From Letters to a Young Poet

“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be… Read More