We live in a polar world right now, some call it duality. Things are seen as black and white, right or wrong, good or bad, and on and on. Duality often has us on one side and those we care about on the other. Because ego needs to be right, it is possible that … Continue reading Miss (or Mister) Misunderstood
Love is complicated for sure. Those we love and who love us may have different expectations of love, some of which have nothing to do with love at all. Our definition of love may be askew as well. Love from the heart wants what is best for your higher good but real life interactions often … Continue reading I Hear I am Loved. I Just Don’t Feel It.
The world is spinning seemingly out of control, yet it remains on its axis. It seems to move faster and faster each day and yet it still takes 24 hours to do so. Happenings are reported momentarily assaulting the senses as they compound, continuously attacking our ability to remain calm as we assess and valuate … Continue reading Retaining Integrity in a Political World
Recently I read a meme posted on Facebook about stupid people. The first time I read it, I was uncomfortable that he spoke about people being stupid. Growing up, stupid was an unacceptable word, so when I read this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an anti-Nazi theologian imprisoned in Germany in the 1940s reflecting on … Continue reading Have We Become the United States of Stupid?
I don't remember Satan being a big part of my religious upbringing. I remember praising God through prayer and song, and hearing that God is good, but the devil was more a thing of movies and books, and funny sayings. When people said, "The devil made me do it", it was always with a grin … Continue reading Acknowledging Satan