Jenny Yumibe on learning to be a white ally

Over two decades ago, when my husband and I were first dating, we often met other people and would have the same conversation, which would go like this:
(Friendly inquiry): So Nathan, where are you from?
Nathan (somewhat annoyed): Wisconsin.
Inquirer:  No, where are you REALLY from?
At the … read more.

In You I Make My Home

We are starting an essay group that will focus on the idea of homecoming.  We will read essays on various understandings of home—our geographic, cultural, and spiritual homes. Alongside that, Family Promise is asking us to support their mission by participating in the #nightwithoutabed team … read more.

Tips From An Imperfect Homeschooler

 

Some of you may know that I homeschool my three kids while also working outside the home. This is something we’ve always done, long before I came to All Souls. I graduated my oldest last year, and he’s currently a freshman at IU. It’s been … read more.

Let’s Make a Sabbath of this Pandemic

Photo by Aaron Burden

Lynn Unger’s poem Pandemic invites us to meet the current coronavirus pandemic with a spiritual response, grounded in Sabbath practices:

What if you thought of it
as the Jews consider the Sabbath—
the most sacred of times?
Cease from travel.
Cease from buying and … read more.

Embrace Love in Action 2020. Pledge Drive

Dear All Souls Family,

Welcome to EMBRACE LOVE IN ACTION, our pledge drive that supports All Souls Indianapolis’s operations from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

Love in Action is at the core of who we are at All Souls. We demonstrate Love in Action towards ourselves, … read more.