links to 5+ helpful articles

1. At Least Try Not to Say ‘At Least’ by Virgil Fry [essential reading]

“Ever been in crisis, and some genuinely caring soul tries to lessen your pain with ‘at least …’?”

2. “Who Gets to Live in Victimville?”: Why I Participated in a New DocuSeries on the Clinton Affair by Monica Lewinsky

“Victim or vixen? That’s a question as old as time immemorial: Madonna or Whore? Predator or Prey? Dressed scantily or appropriately? Is she telling the truth or lying? … And it’s a question that is still debated about women in general. And about me. … Maybe, in 2018, it’s a question we should no longer be asking.”

3. Poor in Spirit and Poor in America

“I had been assuming that poverty – including poverty of spirit – is the poor person’s fault.”

4. What is the Word of God? [essential reading]

“Have we really replaced God with the word of God?”

More. “… the Bible incapable of doing what only God can do.”

5. From bicycle to social movements, the changing role of chaplains in the US

“Why is chaplaincy growing when institutional religious affiliation is on the decline?”