An Integrated Life – A Series

In History by Caris AdelLeave a Comment

I’m starting a new series for a month or so based on the book Sundown Towns, and how we can use it to inspect the whiteness of our lives. It will feature several short posts, and hopefully it will give you a good feel for the book, especially for the people who don’t have time to read a 450 page book, …

Seeking Wholeness

In Walking Brave by Caris Adel3 Comments

What does wholeness look like for me? I’ve been thinking about this for a few days, thanks to the #WholeMama project, but really, I’ve been thinking about it for a couple of months. I go through cycles of deep engagement and then withdrawal. I come up with great ideas and then don’t follow through. I’m passionate about social justice, but …

It’s OK To Be You

In Spirituality by Caris AdelLeave a Comment

In a rare show of super-vulnerablity, I’m posting the following on my personal Facebook page because I think it’s important. So if I’m posting it there, I might as well post it here.   There are many different ways of being human. It’s just plain arrogance that causes some christians to decide what ways are valid and which ways are …

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Solidarity and Poverty

In History, Society/Culture by Caris Adel5 Comments

  This is a question I’ve been sitting with for awhile now. And I read this article earlier today that made me think some things.   I was born in 1981, so I’m just barely a millennial, and my daughter was born in 2001, so she’s just barely not a millennial. I find it fascinating that she was taking hundreds …