The story of Arjuna from The Bhagavad Gita, suggests that leaning into our stories is a vital way to pay attention. Like Arjuna, seeing our field is the path to trusting Divine mystery, understanding our deepest selves, and living a life where we care for our neighbors.
Kendra Weddle, PhD, is currently serving as the Scholar-in-Residence at Northaven Church in Dallas, TX. Prior to this position, she was Professor of Religious Studies for over ten years at Texas Wesleyan University and before that she was an Associate Professor of Religious Studies at George Fox University in Newberg, OR. She is especially interested in the intersections of faith and feminism and in working for justice as faith in action. Kendra lives in Irving with her husband, Bryan, and their chocolate Labrador Retriever, Rue.