Saturday evening, many of the University of Missouri football players took a stand against racism at their school. They said no more football until the University President resigns because of his failure to address both the overt and systemic racism that has repeatedly reared its head at UM. I hear a lot of white people (especially of the male variety), expressing “concern” and even anger that players would have the audacity to make such demands. They say they should have their scholarships revoked if they refuse to participate in team activities and games. This kind of reaction is just the … Read the full post
My new book, A Body Broken, A Body Betrayed: Race, Memory, and Eucharist in White-Dominant Churches, co-authored with Duke Divinity School theologian Mary McClintock Fulkerson, is out from Cascade Books.
Taking a few minutes to breathe and feel yourself at home in the world and in your body can enrich every part of you. Just find a place to sit down and click here.
There once was *a boy who played a lot of video games. He always got picked last in gym class and he had started to believe he wasn’t ever going to find something he was good at. There once was a girl who had lots of friends but lived in fear they would find out her secret shame. She lived in a household with lots of pain. She wondered if the scars would ever disappear. There once was another boy for whom running came easy. He was good at it, but had never really risked working too hard. It was … Read the full post
The rhythm of telling and listening, movement and stillness,
song and silence has been very restorative for me
It has been grace-filled. The shape of the retreat allowed me to shed layers of hurt and anger and become transparent to joy.
I feel like I’m visible again~I found deep unnamed healing
It was my first spiritual retreat, but it won’t be my last.
-2014 Wandering Home Participant Testimonials
Wandering Home 2016 will be held at St. Mary’s in Sewanee, TN. Click here for more information and to register.