Device Protection (Reprise)

(Originally posted to TheViewFrom5022 in February of 2016) There is a tendency, these days, for people to make an almost knee-jerk adjustment from experiencing real and intense events, to suddenly detaching from that experience by putting a cell phone in front of their faces.  That shift from experiencing the moment to recording the moment, protects …

A modern day psalm

I was fortified. I consciously followed Jesus as my Pattern, I practiced the presence of God, I knew kenosis, self emptying...but, I was stunned silent. Devastated. I was knocked off my feet. Discombobulated! I was unprepared for the cruelty and jealousy In a 'religious' enemy of my soul. I was condemned and falsely accused. I …

Where is the Love?

I have been participating in a conversation...sort of.  There is one group who is in the process of defining 'who they are' by defining their tenets (principles, beliefs, doctrine, ...) especially the origins of their beliefs...where they are from.  This 'conversation' has been taking place online which means one never knows who is listening...who else …