The Contemplative Call

Long before I was baptized in the church, I deeply wanted to follow the saints that I read about in my books–St. Catherine of Siena, St. Hildegard of Bingen, Sts. Francis and Clare of Assisi–by living into a monastic lifestyle. I had no idea what that meant or how to do it, but this life…

Interfaith Ministry: A Servant for the Heart of the World

In recent events, I’ve found a lot of resistance and even some blatant hatred for my vocation as an Interfaith Minister. I have Christians who believe, as an Anglican Priest, it is my sworn duty to condemn people of all other faiths; I have people of other faith traditions attacking me for using Christian imagery;…

Unity: The Path to Peace

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but particularly over the last decade or so things seem to be developing into extremes in polarity. The middle ground seems to be disappearing, and has very few voices behind it (at least in the media we typically use). This attitude of polarity builds walls and deep trenches around…

Remembering ‘the Least of These’

Everywhere I turn today, there seems to be another image or story of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some giving information, others inciting fear; some encouraging others, and still others executing judgement. We are bombarded by this wave of information, be it good or bad, continuously. Something I haven’t really heard much about, is privilege. I’ve had…