Urban Farming

LOVING THE WORLD BACK TO LIFE  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One of the joys of pastoring a church such as Church in the Cliff is how engaged this community is in social investment of various forms. We give money, we organize, we volunteer, we help each other, we enter into relationship with the poor, locally and globally.   Food is a political issue. I love that as …

Shane Claiborne Also Marked Good Friday

While our DART Stations of the Cross event to mark Good Friday this year was both moving and inspirational, reading Shane Claiborne’s account of his Good Friday is very powerful. Why I Got Arrested on Good Friday, by Shane Claiborne

DART LOGISTICS

(oh snap, that’s us plannin’ logistics…. photos by Rob’s fancy pants phone) The downloadable PDF is to the right in the links area. Print out and take with you. With your camera and journal. Step 1: Park in the Mockingbird Station lot or designated DART parking. Step 2: Bring three dollars (3USD per person) for your DART ticket. Step 3: …

DART Stations of the Cross Meditation Guide

Dear Friends, our downloadable meditation guide for riding the rails this good friday is accessible in our links section to the right — click on DART Stations of the Cross Guide and you will be able to download and print a PDF to take on the journey. Please note the instructions on the guide to bring supplies/check for the Dallas …

PDF Coming Today… For Real

So Scott and I and others are re-learning the humble lesson of how long last minute tasks take to do when collaborating with a group. The PDF downloadable meditation guide is ready, I just sent the wrong ‘final draft’ to scott last night so he was unable to post it. In my defense I had just gotten back from the …

Action Meditation to benefit Aids Services of Dallas

Our downloadable meditation guide will be availalbe tomm (Wed). I wanted to post the intro to the guide today to give people more time to gather donations for dallas aids services, (aidsdallas.org) before friday. see below for requested items. peace, cdp DART Stations of the Crossdartstations.blogspot.com DART Stations of the Cross is a community response art installation. It is presented …

Press

Morning Everyone, I just got off the phone with Keri Mitchell, managing editor of the Advocate magazines and the article on us in the cliff dweller/advocate is out! it is called Holy Railin’– check us out at http://www.advocatemag.com/oak-cliff/magazine/Holy_Railin.html I also paste the body below. Scott, Lara, Sara Jane and I are checking in today to finalize our pdf down loadable …

Love as Sublation

I have been reading G.W.F. Hegel lately and have been struck by his idea of love as sublation. Sublation, for Hegel, involves a movement of cancellation, preservation and elevation. Love, he says, is identity in difference; that is, the differences between the two people (or more) are overcome in a relationship of love. Some things are cancelled. Some things are …