Reflection

Saving David’s Soup Can

my lesson in interfaith organizing Andy Warhol painting of a Campbell’s soup can, circa 1965 About 1966, when I was 10 and my brother David was 4 years old, he left his plastic ride-on Campbell’s soup can in the parking lot of the Presbyterian church across from our house in California. It wasn’t our church …

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The Spiritual Practice of “And”

Sometimes, prayer is the spiritual practice of letting your heart grow big enough to contain all the “and”s. Not just the “and”s of the plethora of things always in need of attention and compassion and action, but the “and”s of contradiction, complexity, and nuance. Because the answer to the question “Where does it hurt?” is indeed “everywhere/ everywhere/ everywhere.”