Love’s Desire

Love’s desire announced by time,Precious gifts of memories old and new.Knowing beauty until it’s lost and hidden,Meaning abandoned to the vacancy of history. Love’s embrace channeled by mystery.Moments graciously lived and forgotten,Reasoning that fails in brief embraces,Passion that ceases in the lover’s tomb. Love’s confidence when encountering the new,Beloved treasures found along the way.Clarity abandoned … Continue reading Love’s Desire

Conversations: What is Faith? (Episode 22)

Emmanuel Buteau returns for a new “Conversations” episode of the Liminal Theology Podcast! Emmanuel and Jonathan Best explore contemporary issues and concerns through practical theology and liminality. In this deeply personal and reflective episode, Emmanuel and Jonathan tackle the question of faith. Together they explore faith through experience rather than theology or doctrine. Wishing to … Continue reading Conversations: What is Faith? (Episode 22)

Eileen Campbell-Reed (Episode 21)

In this episode I had the pleasure of talking with the Rev. Dr. Eileen Campbell-Reed. Eileen is Visiting Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Care at Union Theological Seminary, in New York City. She also teaches for the Women's Leadership Initiative MDiv program for Central Seminary in Nashville, Tennessee. Eileen is co-director of the Learning … Continue reading Eileen Campbell-Reed (Episode 21)

Existing as Words

Effort to showthat I was here. Writing these wordsthat I might exist.What life camefrom the page today?What future stilldo these words convey?Earning my beingto show I’m real.Whether that mattersit’s hard to say.Wishing for lifein all I compose. Wondering about wordsas time fades away.Each word bringsopportunities for eternal life. Photo by Amador Loureiro on Unsplash