Ted Karpf

A cleric in the church for nearly half a century, The Reverend Canon Ted Karpf is a prolific writer and essayist in fields ranging from public health to spiritual direction and is a widely-acclaimed spiritual director, keynote speaker, and retreat leader. He has just completed a memoir entitled, Acts of Forgiveness: Faith Journeys of a Gay Priest, published by McFarland/Toplight books.

Called Upon to Remember

It is crucial to bring forward and acknowledge the intersection between white supremacist structures and our own racialization as white people, straight people, normal people; a journey to be sure.

Widening Circles of Love

In these days of impending release may these words lead us in our resolve to grieve our losses loudly and sincerely, to change the established order, and to rescue the perishing of our planet.

Surprised by Wonder

For all who seek delight and joy, and the silent witness of hope, it is testimony to the larger love and compassion to which each of us is called in the name of our humanity.

Winter Love

“Learn to Love? Has anyone ever learnt to love? We can withdraw our projections, certainly, and by so doing we can learn to understand one another. But I do not believe that anyone ever learned to love. Love happens. It is a miracle that happens by grace.”

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