Shalom

The first blog. I’ve been putting it off. What to say? As it is Easter season I have chosen shalom, that beautiful enormous word that I seek to partner with in my practice. In his book Not the Way It is Supposed To Be Cornelius Plantigna talks about shalom as; "the webbing together of God, humans, and all creation in justice, fulfillment, and delight…Shalom means universal flourishing, wholeness and delight – a rich state of affairs in which natural needs are satisfied and natural gifts fruitfully employed. Shalom, in other words, is the way things ought to be…the full flourishing of human life in all aspects, as God intended it to be.” My partnership with God’s shalom is connected to