Posts Posts by: "Episcopal Cafe"

Emotional labor” has gone viral recently – the unpaid management of feelings (their own or others) required of those who work in service industries. Confusingly, in the popularization of the phrase, the distinction has gotten lost about what is actually “emotional labor” and what are other kinds of labor we simply have feelings about…(Read More)

I wished fervently that I could believe he is off fighting for freedom, for justice, to create peace. But I do believe, as Bob Dylan phrased it, that he is “a pawn in their game.” As most of us do, I watch the powers that be right now, the oligarchy, and how they twist reality…(Read More)

Begin with me

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I came to see how the Holy Spirit can work through us in the most unexpected ways, to let peace begin in small places, and maybe spread to the whole world…(Read More)

Seeing the strays eke out a life in the desert of the Holy Land was a reminder that God surrounds us even in the hardship and mundanity of our life. Seeing them reminds me to stop and appreciate the beauty and abundance of the world God gave us…(Read More)

The average age of all nominees was 59. Just under three-quarters of nominees were identified as Caucasian (72.5%). The JSCN was pleased with “the high level and recent nature of participation in [Church anti-racism] training,” reporting that 68 of 80 nominees, or 85%, had received such training…(Read More)

What does one do with two competing views in a public forum? For me, as a person of faith the conundrum is deepened by the fact that two practitioners of the same faith can have opposing views while they engage with the same human story…(Read More)

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