Theological Reflections

Theological reflections utilizing scripture, poetry, news stories, and other sources.

Shelter In Place

Friday’s attack on the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs lasted for nearly five hours as the terrorist held first responders at bay after having killed two people in the clinic and then soon after, a police officer. Nine people… Read More ›

Behind the Notes

In a recent article in the New Yorker, Joan Acocella wrote, “As musicians, especially, will tell you, what they are doing up there is not meeting an agreed-upon goal but, rather, creating something new. Vladimir Horowitz (the great Russian-American classical… Read More ›

Hiding

What is the Universe calling you to do? Are you answering that call? If not, why not? The reason I ask these questions is because I need to be asking them of myself. My current circumstances are allowing me to… Read More ›

Be Healed

    “Quit trying to figure everything out!” Why do I keep hearing this in my head? I don’t even remember who used to say this to me. A therapist perhaps? A teacher? Certainly more than one person. For the… Read More ›

In One Place

    The importance of having a strong sense of community and an awareness of its benefits are well known to those who work for social justice and seek to build grassroots-based institutions that serve the wellbeing of the individuals… Read More ›

Waiting

In the late 1970’s I lived in a fifth floor walk-up railroad flat in a Hell’s Kitchen tenement at a time when the Irish mob still controlled much of that section of Manhattan and it was considered “undesirable” by the… Read More ›