Words That Make Our Palms Sweat

Today’s word is: “conversion”.

We will spend some time with the phrases we hear all around us – the phrases which can make us cringe because of their extreme use. Perfectly good words like “salvation” and “forgiveness” and “confession” can chill our bones when coupled with severe judgements by those who think they own the mind of God or goodness. 

We will take one Sunday each month to sit with those words: how might we define them for use in deepening our own spiritual practice? Today’s word is: “conversion”.