Posts tagged Vulnerability
The Activist as Contemplative: Resting for Social Change

Do you dream of a different world? A better world? A world of healing and reconciliation, of justice and peace? A world where people live as we are meant to live? Do you dedicate your life to its realization? If so, how do you rest in order to sustain your work? In this piece, Rev. Steven Bonsey reflects on his own experience and explores sabbath and centering prayer as holy rest.

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The Activist as Contemplative

What does it mean to let go? The Reverend Steven Bonsey teaches us through his own experience of clinging and of letting go: "One moment I am walking a path on solid ground, the next I am hanging from a branch, weak with exhaustion and despair, trembling with terror and rage. The many cliff-hangers of my life have been my teachers."

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