Jesus, The First Feminist? Recovering the Souls of Women

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A girl doesn’t grow up dreaming of becoming a prostitute, it’s generally a profession born of necessity and driven by an insatiable market demand. In the ancient world when Jesus was around, women who were prostitutes were just called “sinners,” a blanket term that covered a multitude of necessary survival traits. Since a woman was […]

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What Does it Mean to Be Free?

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When one’s very spirit is enslaved to serving the powers of greed, reinforced by fear, discrimination, racism, violence and hatred, it requires a power from a different realm, and so Christ offers a different way, the power to be free at the root level. As the Sufi poet Rumi said in the 13th century, “perhaps you are searching among the branches for what can only found in the roots.” He was speaking of Divine love and its transformational power.

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Trump & the Trickster: What Do We Really Believe About Women?

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We are engaged in an epic battle for a woman’s voice to be her own. We are in between two systems, the old and the new, the known and the unknown woods, where the action takes place, where the shadow is revealed, sometimes dressed up in grandma’s pajamas. The question is not what will we do with Trump, but what will we do with us? How will we invite change into our own hearts to produce the kinds of leaders who value us, all of us?

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