Tag Archives: hope

The Sound of Wings

  My friend Brock and I often greet each other with the words “ishq allah.”  He tells me that ishq is mad, passionate, sticky love for God. I’ve got a bad case of ishq. Crazy-ass love for spirit in matter … Continue reading

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Unassailable

“I pray that all beings reveal their True unassailable nature.  May I reveal my unassailable nature in the face of adversity.  I said this prayer after contemplating an interview I did with our friend Gino Walker in church last Sunday. … Continue reading

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Stranger Kindness

Last summer, I invited our congregation to participate in a kindness challenge.  I said, “Approach strangers and ask, ‘Is there anything I can do or say to help you have a better day?’ Since I encouraged the congregation to engage … Continue reading

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