LOVE IS CONCRETE

February 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Any comic artists?

I'm not that familiar with this site yet so I could very well be posting out of place... I'm just wondering if any one here is into writing/drawing/reading comics? I know Portland is supposed to be the indie comics capitol of the U.S. and it seems like a number of you are from that area... I'm currently writing a graphic novel that I hope to draw over the next couple years. I'm also doing a daily web comic, (diary style, maybe similar to James Kochalka's American Elf) which is readable at… Continue

Added by Breena on February 18, 2009 at 8:32am — 4 Comments

The Art of Blue Tape Spirituality: How Do I Pray?

"Do you have a quiet time?" asked the shaggy haired cute guy from the bible study I attended on Monday nights. I was 18 years old. It was the 80's, and in the 80's, as well as most of the 90's, it was a Christianese question that was commonly asked, answered, analyzed, and for me, lied about.



"What do you mean by quiet time?" I asked, unsure of this new church language that I kept bumping into as a new follower of Christ. "Are you asking do I pray?" And so began the long guilt trip… Continue

Added by pam on February 7, 2009 at 10:53pm — No Comments

GEORGE FOX workshop re: connecting justice and worship in faith communities



This is me looking at the list we came up with in the workshop. Who was there, and do you have any answers/suggestions for this questions we came up with? Do I need to further clarify the questions for those that weren't… Continue

Added by Todd Fadel on February 7, 2009 at 8:40pm — 5 Comments

SOMETHING TO PONDER..

“There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract but not for the concrete.” - Helen Keller

“Love, like truth and beauty, is concrete. Love is not fundamentally a sweet feeling; not, at heart, a matter of sentiment, attachment, or being "drawn toward." Love is active, effective, a matter of making reciprocal and mutually beneficial relation with one's friends and enemies. Love creates righteousness, or justice, here on earth. To make love is to make justice. As advocates and activists for justice know, loving involves struggle, resistance, risk.” - Carter Heyward

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