The Continuum of Evolution

"If you pray to God for peace does God give you peace or give you opportunities to be peaceful?" One of the hard problems of theology and religion is the presupposition that God is all loving and all-caring and His Will for us is perfect peace and love; and yet we live in a world … Continue reading The Continuum of Evolution

Cultivating a Stable Mind

“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” —Wayne W. Dyer Greetings and Blessings to all of my readers! Today, I want to speak on a topic I think should be at the heart of any meaningful practice; the cultivation of … Continue reading Cultivating a Stable Mind

Emergence – In a Christ Soaked World

One of the main focuses of my blog centers in on Emergent Christianity, a field of study and practice that I particularly resonate with due to Christianity being such a dominant element in the culture I was raised in. Furthermore, I believe that Christianity is one of the traditions which will be deeply effected, molded, … Continue reading Emergence – In a Christ Soaked World

Take me to Church

This morning I awoke feeling more motivated then I have been recently. The evening prior I was online doing some research of local churches, to get an idea of what type of service and beliefs were offered. I came upon The Tobermory United Church The website described the church with language that resonated with me. … Continue reading Take me to Church

The Emergent Christian Lexicon

Over the last couple of years, I have grown to appreciate and even adore Christian Worship music. It was not a genre of music I have ever liked, even when my comfort level of Christianity began to increase. I experienced the language of mainstream Christianity through a conditioned lens, not yet transformed enough to re-work … Continue reading The Emergent Christian Lexicon

A New Year and the Epiphany

Love and Blessings! So we have entered a new solar year. And I pray it was a journey that was abundant and prosperous for all those who read this. I can say that the year 2018 brought with it some amazing blessings, necessary challenges, and life lessons that will propel me to further depths of … Continue reading A New Year and the Epiphany

Gratitude and Reality

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero Richest Blessings to all of my readers. If you are Canadian, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and that the long weekend was a fruitful one. Obviously, the theme of thankfulness and gratitude have been present … Continue reading Gratitude and Reality

Scripture and The Evolving Mind

I just finished watching an absolutely wonderful movie called "Come Sunday", which is a movie about internationally-renowned pastor Carlton Pearson, who has a crisis of faith when he receives guidance from God that contradicts scripture and puts him at odds with his church and his future as a minister. I don't intend on giving away spoilers … Continue reading Scripture and The Evolving Mind

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