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Credo

I believe in jesus who prioritized wholeness and healing of skin and mind and womb over political institutions and the institution of the tabernacle; I believe in the man who came to preach the way of death as the way … Continue reading

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The manger empties

You take up so much space within yourself, says the Lord; when you empty self of self the manger empties so the child can be placed within © Meisaan Chan

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Church angel

I leave the pew and get in line for that little wafer that I don’t understand in a community I don’t frequent: I am a stranger in this semi-foreign land and in the other line of people a little girl … Continue reading

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The practice

Maybe this is how Jesus began trying to walk on water, moments before his whoop of joy © Meisaan Chan (Photo credit: National Geographic)

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Credo

I believe in jesus who prioritized wholeness and healing of skin and mind and womb and political institutions and the institution of the tabernacle; I believe in the man who came to preach the way of death as the way … Continue reading

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Year 34

It was supposed to have been a great year. More teaching, more dancing, more toasting, more sunsets, more excursions on the sea – he had been planning for it all. But then things took a bad turn and the plan … Continue reading

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Jesus’ fury – or – Proof of Biblical censorship

Jesus gets mad once – only once! – as if anger is a flaw on the surface of the great, placid ocean but if you were to ask a fisherman if a storm rages over the sea only once in … Continue reading

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Jesus is not a superhero

Jesus is not a superhero come to save us from the villain; this is not Gotham City and we are not its denizens; This sentimentality clouds our vision and renders us hostage to sloppiness when really, the way is about precision: … Continue reading

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I do not like the name of Jesus

I. I do not like the name of Jesus the banner of closed-hearted fear-filled, gay-bashing, homogenizing, culture-killing small-minded, Koran-burning earth-raping, white privileged politicianed, women-hating superficial, two-faced, cold-stoned materialistic, chauvinistic power-hungry, blind-eyed, out-of-sync, double-standard who-has-the-holiest-asshole – II. Jesus says: please don’t judge me … Continue reading

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I am the way

Truly, perhaps all is journey: he did not say, “I am the end.” © Meisaan Chan

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