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The desire of each of us to be truly known to someone is not something I would previously have included on a list of basic human needs. But, getting to know individuals who are experiencing homelessness has seriously impacted my perspective…(Read More)

Speaking to the Soul: #blessed

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I don’t find the connection between suffering and blessing that Jesus makes in the Beatitudes very comforting. However, he seems to be getting at something deeper that the beatitudes regularly posted to social media are missing…(Read More)

Safe Space: white fantasy?

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PJH: On twitter, you (depressingly, brilliantly) wrote, “I’ve never glimpsed safe teaching (and learning) space. It is a white fantasy that harms.” I’m wonder­ing if you could expand on that as it pertains to the Black student in Canada? How does such a vexed space inform your own pedagogical practice?  KM: Yes…(Read More)

A love so generous

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God’s love for us is not tied to fees or dues or down payments, or installment payments, nor does it come with threat of abandonment or repossession. But here’s the twist–it’s not even as much as our individual selves, as it is ourselves in community. We are alive in Christ together…(Read More)