Corey Jones Blog

Recent Posts
June 24, 2022
Feminist Brain Dump on June 24, 2022

“Anyone who claims to live in God’s light and hates a sister or brother is still in the dark.  It’s the person who loves sister and brother who dwells in God’s light and doesn’t block the light for others. (Adapted from The Message Bible) “Anyone who claims to live in God’s light and denies bodily […]

Read More
May 18, 2022
Just Be

The only accurate way to understand ourselves is by what God is and by what She does for us, not by what we are and what we do for Her. (adapted from The Message Bible) I used to make grand pronouncements based on my feelings and these things were almost always "bad." "A rainy day […]

Read More
March 31, 2022
Biblically Themed Book Reviews

In making your speech sound more religious, it becomes less true.  Just say yes and no.  (The Message Bible) These next two books from Speakeasy are about how to read the Bible.  I really like and recommend the first one, "How to Read the Bible Well" by Stephen Burnhope, but I am not so wild […]

Read More
March 25, 2022
Divinely Dance Into The New Year

You did it: you changed wild lament into whirling dance; You ripped off my black mourning band and decked me in wildflowers. (The Message Bible) 2021 was a big year for me!  I turned 40! I got engaged! I discovered Yacht Rock!  I added more support groups to my life, for myself and for my […]

Read More
September 28, 2021
Two Spiritual Book Reviews

The Spirit awakens us to what lies hidden within-sometimes gently, sometimes with a jolt, but always so God can work with our conscious consent to free us for growth. ~ Marjorie Thompson Sometimes I review books for a spiritual reading group called Speakeasy.  I really enjoy it!  Today I am going to review two books: […]

Read More
June 6, 2021
Rest and Self-Care Is Abolitionist Work

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ~ Audre Lorde “Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~ Howard Thurman "Jesus took time off when He’d had enough of people."  Pete Briscoe […]

Read More
April 30, 2021
Giving Myself Grace
Read More
April 30, 2021
How Hope Is Real Got Started
Read More
April 30, 2021
What is DBT?
Read More
April 30, 2021
Hope Is Real: I Have A Purpose
Read More
1 2 3 78