“If to get a good message you need to make Judaism look bad, then you don’t have a good message.”
“No one is born with racist ideas. People consume them, as others produce them to justify racist policies.”
“My workshops are not designed to create poets. I am using poetry as a catalyst.”
“Religious vocation sits very uneasily with individual self-advancement.”
“If you want to make a room full of liberal, compassionate people turn on you, talk about God in an unironic way.”
“Churches are places of high trust—and high risk.”
“Peace is not resting. Peace is loud.”
"It feels vulnerable to be the weird lady outside preaching sermons."
"I look on my faith as a liberation."
“My message is that you don’t have to change who you are to care about this issue.”
"Teens have the ability to do theological reflection and to connect their faith to issues of justice."
“We can’t depend on political parties to provide moral clarity.”
“The perception in small-town Wisconsin of being disadvantaged may not be accurate, but it’s not ridiculous, either.”
“I tried to remember that these are human beings, not caricatures.”