Poet and educator from Denver, Colorado
Come and feel with me: An interview with Dominique Christina
How do we begin to understand racism and the evil it perpetuates? In this interview, Dominique Christina, opens up about the intersections of her life and work as poet, educator, and activist. Through stories, poetry, and impassioned conversation she invites us to feel; “to try on this sadness, this outrage, this pain, to reject the “construct” of race, and remind ourselves again of the miracle, the infinite possibilities of being human.
On Wounds & Wonder: Podcast 17 | this is your chair
On this episode, I talk about the ancient idea of hospitality. I walk through several ancient texts and stories and focus on the spirit of early Christianity. The radical message—the original revolution—is that everyone gets a seat at the table. It is the “hospitality of God” that truly turns the tables on our human condition.…
On Wounds & Wonder: Podcast 16 | you don’t have time
Have you heard the word “mantra” swirling around lately? On this episode, I talk about the power of mantras. We take a brief look at mantras in Hinduism and then we excavate the endlessly perplexing nature of humanity and our need for mantras. I talk about how these simple words and phrases have the power…
On Wounds & Wonder: Podcast 15 | christo te amo
Columbia is well known for its coffee, orchids, and cocaine. But do you know about its radical Catholic Priests? On this episode, I take you to the birthplace of Liberation Theology: Medellin, Columbia circa 1968. As these priests gathered and discussed the plight of the common people and the future of Christianity, a fresh interpretation…
On Wounds & Wonder: Podcast 14 | the day i danced with a coyote and remembered God
On this episode, I share the true story of my encounter with a coyote on a running trail. Yeah, I thought I was going to die! I talk about the power of metaphors and explore how metaphors shape how we view each other, God, and ourselves. I argue that thinking with metaphors is essential and…
On Wounds & Wonder: Podcast 13 | a little exercise that could change your life
On this episode, I talk about the unreflective ambitions, passions, and desires that can drag us in directions that we really don’t want to go. I talk about busyness and people pleasing and the transformative power of breathing. I summarize Tim Kreider’s excellent essay Lazy: A manifesto and introduce you to some obscure but important early Christian…
Passionate and Authentic Art
Dale’s joy is contagious. It’s not a superficial joy that seeks to hide pain but a joy that comes out even through pain. His life, art, and work express an authenticity about the world that needs to be shared.