J. Marshall Jenkins

Author, Therapist, Spiritual Director

Wild Goose Festival 2021: Safe Beneath the Goose’s Wings

A reflection on this year’s Wild Goose Festival.

Righteousness versus Rightness

Does your deepest hunger have to do with love?

Comedy in the Book of Jonah

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled (Matthew 5:6). Amid the doom and destruction of Joel, the jeremiads of Jeremiah, the abominations of Amos, and the cosmic upheavals of Daniel, the canonizers of scripture in ancient Israel placed a little piece of comedy, the Book of Jonah. Yes, […]

Julian’s Joyful Insight Into Sin (During Bad Times Like Ours)

How Julian of Norwich saw through suffering and sin to hope and love.

Peaceful Protest as a Sacred Act

On peaceful protest as a spiritual practice.

Seeking God on the Go

On attending to God in a busy life.

Confessions of Augustine: A Gift from a Friend

Augustine’s journey to God will give you insight into your own.

What Peter Wanted

How Peter might have seen Jesus.

Shining Like the Sun with Thomas Merton on Fourth & Walnut, Louisville

On a visit to a sacred street corner.

Christmas Questions: What Do You Want? What Are You Waiting For?

Ask the right questions this Advent season.