Radical Inclusion of “The Other”

To talk about this radical version of hospitality—without also talking about the transformative spiritual journey… Well, that’s just a non-starter. We can’t do – what we can’t do. And we can’t do it – unless we first awaken to a reservoir deep within us – that most never access. Have a listen, Doug

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One of Our Important Tribal Myths

We Christians would have become just another sectarian religious group — if it hadn’t been for a really important thing on a really important day. It’s one of our most important stories. Have a listen, Doug  

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Yeah! Not As Easy As It Sounds (Hospitality)

If hospitality is about tea cozies and finger sandwiches, it’d just be a matter of tidying up the house and having people over. But in the spiritual tradition, hospitality is a much more demanding proposition. It means “radical inclusion of the other, the outsider, the stranger.” In that context, we might need some prep work in […]

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Radical Inclusion: The Three Magi

The Twelve Days of Christmas doesn’t mean much any more. But back in the day, each of the days celebrated an important story — the last day, the story of the three magi. It is a story about God abolishing sectarianism. What? Yep. It’s a story about Divine Life, Divine Light, being given to everybody — not […]

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