The power of decision is my own. Let us today be truly humble, and accept what we have made as what it is. 2 The power of decision is our own. 3 Decide but to accept your rightful place as co-creator of the universe, and all you think you made will disappear. 4 What rises … Continue reading The Power of Decision
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?
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 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
Romans 12:2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. It seems that nowadays it doesn't take much to identify as a Christian. Millions of people in … Continue reading Christ is Transformative
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?
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
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
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.
Political Polarization. Severe climate change. Escalating violence, worldwide. Identity Crisis. The human soul seems to be dying. At the global level of magnification, I seem to be living in what appears to be an almost pre-apocalyptic stage of human history. I am sure it has seemed like this before, and a great deal has been … Continue reading Living at the end of the world