the burdens of spiritual trauma and wounding

When you see words like “spirituality” and “religion,” what do you think of? What feelings do you associate with these abstract terms? Today, my heart goes to those who read those words and feel overwhelmed with spiritual trauma and wounding. Not everyone […]

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my spirituality is political. and so should yours.

That’s right. You read that title correctly. My spirituality is political. It’s the foundation for my passions and activism. Many have been calling 2020, in simplest terms, a dumpster fire. Every single hardship, sidestep, and explosive uprising has happened. The years leading […]

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prayer anxiety is real.

While in quarantine, I’ve found myself hankering to add something “new” that I currently don’t do every day: pray. Yes, someone who as spiritual as I am, who devotes my thoughts and energy to sharing spiritual messages, doesn’t pray very well. Or […]

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finding confidence in God and yourself

At this point, the concept of finding confidence seems cliche. This mystical end-goal of our journeys where we’re unabashed ourselves and happy with who we are. The good and the bad. If you’re like me, then you’d say, “Yeah, I’m getting there.” […]

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science and faith can (and should) coexist

To some, I’m a hypocrite. My beliefs conflict with one another. I’m not a “true believer.” I’m standing in some awkward purgatory of ideas, too wishy-washy to pick one side over another. Science and faith have always seemed to collide. On one […]

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God rested. so stop feeling guilty about resting.

Our modern society is all about going, moving forward, working hard, hustling every chance we get. Anything less than that isn’t doing enough and isn’t spending our time wisely. It’s wasting away the precious gift God grants us with each day and […]

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grieving for the world: suffering, sickness, & resurrection

This is a heavy topic for this Easter Sunday. However, this Easter occurs under precarious circumstances. That requires us to look at our grieving for the world. Yes, we are grieving. It’s not time to sugarcoat these collective emotions that come in […]

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how do we wield the power of prayer?

In times like these, during our global pandemic and self-isolation, it’s easy to fall into a rhythm of hopelessness. Despair. Uncertainty. This is where the power of prayer surfaces. Sure, the power of prayer won’t cure all the sick and bring world […]

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better things to give up for lent

It’s that time of year again where we choose what to give up for Lent. Oh, and all the fish on Fridays. But that’s for another time to discuss. Or digest, if you will. No, today we’re diving into what to give […]

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build spiritual relationships to last a lifetime

I’m probably the last person who should be talking about how to build spiritual relationships, let alone any relationships. As an autistic person, I have always struggled to fully connect with others. Don’t even get me started on small talk. But compared […]

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