The Call of the Midwife Breathe. Listen. Push

Valarie Koer is  a Sikh faith leader, a seasoned civil rights activist, the daughter of Sikh farmers, and a celebrated prophetic voice. In 2016 she was invited by William Barber II to speak at Metropolitan AME church, a historic black church in Washington D.C.  Here is what she said, The future is dark. But whatContinue reading “The Call of the Midwife Breathe. Listen. Push”

The Power of the Breath

In the past three months, we have been reminded of the power of the breath. The novel coronavirus is experienced differently in each body, but in severe cases, it is an assault on the breath. Coughing, congestion, tightness in the chest, the body not receiving oxygen even when the breath isn’t labored, pictures of peopleContinue reading “The Power of the Breath”

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LC64ZXUPeUMN51cp1DId3XJqhMxa9l6i/view?usp=sharing The link above will take you to the video of the meditation below. Mirror, Mirror on the wall, Who is the fairest of them all?  The Queen asks to the magic mirror in the timeless story of Snow White. Time after time, she sees her face in the mirror and is told that sheContinue reading “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall”

A Fresh Approach to a Lenten Practice

As I thought about Lent, I realized that my idea of a Lenten practice has changed. For me, Lent is a time to practice embodying more of the qualities of Jesus. First, I believe that Jesus came to show that we have never been separated from God, that God loves us, and that nothing canContinue reading “A Fresh Approach to a Lenten Practice”