Be gentle with yourself.

“Be gentle with yourself.” This is what my spiritual director tells me at the end of each session. I spend an hour explaining some aspect of my spiritual journey and she reliably responds, “be gentle with yourself.” She could just as easily be saying, “Don’t forget to eat” or “Take …

Prayer as resistance.

Prayerful resistance is my spiritual practice. May your prayer be a form of resistance. — Matthew David Morris (@MattMorris) January 20, 2017 In faith: Resist tyranny.Resist bigotry.Resist militarism.Resist homophobia.Resist sexism.Resist ableism.Resist white supremacy. — Matthew David Morris (@MattMorris) January 20, 2017 It is with these words that I braced myself …