Welcome to the Re/Generation Blog! Throughout the year, Call To Action's Re/Generators will be posting reflections and updates about their year learning and growing with Call To Action.
A "threshold" from the Re/Generation retreat last Spring at Union Theological Seminary. In college I was part of my school’s Multifaith Council, a group of students from different religious and spiritual backgrounds who gathered regularly for discussions, retreats, and to plan campus-wide events. At one of our retreats, we were having a discussion about worship … Continue reading Encountering the Holy at the Threshold
(Content Warning: This post contains language about rape and abortion.) When I was 22, I faced an unintended pregnancy. I was single, underemployed, and completing the last remaining credits of my bachelor’s degree. I didn’t know what to do. Growing up Catholic, the church groomed me to be anti-abortion; I even attended the March for … Continue reading You Make Decisions Because You Love Yourself: A Personal Story of Abortion
Up to this point in my life, I have struggled to sit with emotions like frustration, anger, and sadness, whether they are mine or others’. These emotions often feel like too much for me to contain. They manifest as a pulsing sensation throughout my body, urging me to move, shake, and set them free. Maybe … Continue reading A Witness to Pain, A Witness to Healing