Y’all hear that NPR piece on MDMA?

8 months into being an Elder and right when I feel like we are getting somewhere it feels like things are falling apart. I’ll forever be grateful for this experience however it ends up. But it’s so hard to manage people’s expectations of us and church. I wish there were communities more willing to ask

Any foster parents out there? Wife and I are starting the license process soon.

Andy boosted

"I believe the church is called to the slow and difficult work of healing. We are called to enter into one another’s pain, anoint it as holy, and stick around no matter the outcome." --

Meditation 

If you point with too fine a point
And too steady a hand
At that which is found along every point in every direction
You will have hit exactly that which you have aimed

Duolingo is dope. And my new obsession. Seems to be replacing the time I’d have spent on social media.

Meditation 

Andy boosted

There are many paths up the mountain. The only path which is the wrong path is that of the person whose path goes around the mountain telling everyone else that their path is wrong.

What’s the enlightened/loving/contemplative way to tell my boss he’s a petulant child?

Andy boosted
Andy boosted

@andrewmurray86 @levi @joeld
I went to school to be a teacher & was taught to move away from the 'conduit' model of teaching, but to help students come to their own understanding through a variety of activity, reading, sm & lg group discussion, as well as lecture if needed.

Recently it hit me... Education is following advances in psychological understanding... why not the church?

Andy boosted

"But as St Antony the Great says, “God no more turns from the sinner than the sun ceases to shine for the blind.” Distinguishing between ontological separation and existential alienation helps us see the both/and of the Father’s unfailing love and the depths of our experience our experience in my abyss — which is exactly where God found me."

~ Brad Jersak

Barbara Brown Taylor on NPRs Fresh Air!!

Thoughts on this safe space. 

Thoughts on this safe space. 

Thoughts on this safe space. 

@andyenochs I should mention I hate most party games and charade based games are the devil incarnate.

Tabletop Games
Yo, what are some of your favorite tabletop games that are easy to pickup and share with beginner family? Bonus points for age range starting around 8.

Show more
The Liturgists

This is an instance for folks who follow The Liturgists Podcast, The Alien & The Robot, and other things The Liturgists create.