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 …

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Midnight thoughts of a friend

The idea of God as a divine therapist, actively at work not only to save our souls, but to heal us so that we can come into a place of flourishing is one that resonates strongly with me. In today’s reading (on Centering Prayer), the theme of purity of heart appeared several times. Is this …

Today, I’m hearing….

To define an exact location, measurements are made from 3 known positions.  To make a point, one sometimes has to come at it from 3 directions, or give it three tries . . .but do so with patience.  It's triangulation...not strangulation. When you're given the go-ahead, you have to run with it. Judgement and analysis …

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 …