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Tuesdays Thoughts: It’s a Pharoah Economy

Tuesdays Thoughts: It’s a Pharoah Economy

bible, Scripture
I'm about one-week into my post-surgery recovery. Today, I feel a little shaky so I'd love all your thoughts and prayers and energy! I'm sharing my musings on the beginnings of the birth story of Moses and my art and haiku. Peace! Daily #haiku and #Bible journaling come on, let's be smart lock all children in cages they are not like us 12-11-2018 #Advent Day 10 #Exodus 1 Yikes. Before getting into this horrifying passage, I want to remember the births we have witnessed so far. The births are: the cosmos (Gen 1), families (Gen 2), Cain & Abel (Gen 4), Ishmael (Gen 16), and Isaac (Gen 21). Do you see a theme? Well, when I read Exodus 1, I was gobsmacked. I thought, "Switch out murder with cages and you have our national dialogue." White folks have constru...
Tuesday’s Thoughts – Journaling (journeying?) once again

Tuesday’s Thoughts – Journaling (journeying?) once again

bible, Scripture
I'm back to Bible Journaling after a brief foray into the Tao of Pooh. And a few days off while I finished my paper and presentation for my research proposal. :) Woot! Also, Kem Gambrell, PhD, at Gonzaga, is one of the best professors I've ever had. She managed to make research exciting. I created a reading plan through scripture for Advent. It is looking at birth stories. I'm using Torah and Gospels as my focus. (Old Testament and New Testament). I know there are some great birth stories in the Qur'an too! But I cannot readily flip to them. Maybe you'll share them? Onward! Advent 3: Genesis 4 Daily haiku and Bible journaling First in show Given without reservation Primal offering 12-4-2018: Advent 3: Genesis 4 Surgery is done! I have an arm that functions like ...
Tuesday’s Thoughts: Implicit Bias in Sacred Stories

Tuesday’s Thoughts: Implicit Bias in Sacred Stories

bible, Scripture
From my daily practice today, I encountered implicit bias. Implicit bias is: "The attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner.  These biases, which encompass both favorable and unfavorable assessments, are activated involuntarily and without an individual’s awareness or intentional control.  Residing deep in the subconscious, these biases are different from known biases that individuals may choose to conceal for the purposes of social and/or political correctness.  Rather, implicit biases are not accessible through introspection." The dude in today's story needs the reiteration of another dude to understand and hear the woman. There you have it. A Few Key Characteristics of Implicit Biases from the Kirwan Institute: Imp