conjectural navel gazing; jesus in lint form

The Post-Easter Crash and Tech Week

Posted April 3, 2018 @ 6:31pm | by Tripp

The Post-Easter Crash is real, y'all. Jesus gets up and I get down. Thankfully, there's therapy and other good things to keep me plugging along and not down in my cups. Sadly, right now, I am drinking a decaf iced latte.I know. I know.Three weeks ago the doctor told me to cut back...


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Conflict or Peace, but Never War

Posted March 9, 2018 @ 12:12pm | by Tripp

Once upon my desk, there was a burrito. It was delicious. Chorizo and scrambled eggs made for a delightful and spicy break to my mid-morning overthinking. The burrito is gone now. Consumed. My overthinking, however, yet lingers. This is why I am writing this brief missive. There will be...


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Prayer for Overcoming Indifference by Rabbi Chaim Stern

Posted February 28, 2018 @ 10:38am | by Tripp

For the sin of silence,For the sin of indifference,For the secret complicity of the neutral, For the closing of borders,For the washing of hands,For the crime of indifference,For the sin of silence,For the closing of borders.For all that was done,For all...


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The Academy Has No Room for Us

Posted February 2, 2018 @ 11:45am | by Tripp

Now, many already know this about getting a Ph.D. Most of those “many” happen to be women because, let’s face it, no matter how you slice it, a Ph.D. program was designed for single men. Hell, it was designed for monks, but let’s not confuse things. A Ph.D. program...


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Such Is Baptism

Posted January 17, 2018 @ 11:20am | by Tripp

You have sought me outand have found me. Again.Again. I am undone. Waves crashing upon a shoreEroding the land,Pulling at each loose stone,Pushing at each crack.Enraging the stolidShoreline become soulDragged, ruined, beneath The water. Such is Baptism. It is Ruin.It is Collapse. It is...


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Unpacking Sonic Theology.

Posted January 12, 2018 @ 11:50am | by Tripp

The church musician is an icon of the holy. She represents style, genre, tradition, and the complexity of local practice. She represents the theological convictions that people bring to singing in worship. She represents the theological convictions and spiritual insights that people bring when they...


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