Guided Deconstruction

[This article was written under the theme transforming churches for the Voices blog of the Wesleyan Church:] The idea of deconstructing Western Christianity is old news for the people I grew up with in Atlantic Canada. I’ve sought these people out, old friends who have moved and live in various parts of Canada and the … More Guided Deconstruction

KNOWN – Session 2

This session in our KNOWN series focuses on the idea of ONENESS. 1. We were created in oneness with God and each other. 2. Everything was perfectly congruent and harmonious with the nature and image of God. 3. We were fully known, exposed to one another, and without shame. 4. We stepped outside of the … More KNOWN – Session 2

KNOWN, Session 1

I was privileged to join the women of Alaska (via video) to consider what it means to be KNOWN in our relationship with God and others. In this first session, we build 4 “platforms” to set us up for the conversation. 1. Known as ACKNOWLEDGED – recognized, noted 2. Known as SEEN – heard, understood … More KNOWN, Session 1

Life’s Unknowns.

Unknowns tend to cloud my thinking. Like a thick cloud, unknowns hang just above the forefront of my mind, with a heaviness that clouds my mental and discerning capacities. Why is the unknown so weighty, when there is nothing of substance there?  It’s lack of knowing becomes the breeding ground for drops of “what-ifs.”  They … More Life’s Unknowns.