Emergent Christianity Blog Series: What is it?

One of the central themes of this blog is about changing our mind. It may seem at first to be an ambiguous statement, but in truth, it is the most essential decision a person can make in their life. It can be very easy for people to fall into repetitive, comfortable lifestyles. The engine of these lifestyles … Continue reading Emergent Christianity Blog Series: What is it?

On Being a Healing Presence

I receive newsletters from Unity every so often, and today I received a letter reminding me of the upcoming 25th anniversary of World Day of Prayer. I have always appreciated the altitude of thinking of the Unity faith, built on the teachings of Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, Unity presents a much more forward-thinking, progressive stance on … Continue reading On Being a Healing Presence

Forgiveness – The Relinquishment of Error

"Forgiveness recognizes what you thought your brother did to you has not occurred. 2 It does not pardon sins and make them real. 3 It sees there was no sin. 4 And in that view are all your sins forgiven. 5 What is sin, except a false idea about God's Son? 6 Forgiveness merely sees … Continue reading Forgiveness – The Relinquishment of Error

A Crises of Identity Politics or A Crises of Identity?

I've never been a huge fan of the political world, mainly due to the fact that it's abundantly clear to me that greed and corruption are two of the main corner-stones to the entire system as it is practiced in most of the world. Real progress is stunted by the individual ambitions of the politicians who … Continue reading A Crises of Identity Politics or A Crises of Identity?

The Three Ascending Plateaus of Christianity

Following my previous post, I wanted to offer some thoughts surrounding what I perceive as the three plateaus of Christianity. This is an important topic for me due to the fact that Christianity has received a lot of flak from reputable (yet misguided) thinkers for many years. And in a lot of cases, the arguments … Continue reading The Three Ascending Plateaus of Christianity

Checking In – A Practice in Mindfulness

When asked the question, "Who are you?", we might respond with some obvious things, like our name, our gender, our occupation, our likes and dislikes, political affiliations, etc.. If we are capable of a deeper sense of reflection, a question of this magnitude might bring us to pause, followed by a response more spiritual or … Continue reading Checking In – A Practice in Mindfulness

– Why atheists are on the right track –

One of the things I really appreciate about Jordan Peterson is that he recognizes the inherent worth existent in our cultural narratives. It is no secret that the knowledge of our society is passed on through stories and narratives, holding us to traditions and ways of living that keeps the whole thing moving forward.