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 …

Do it like Jesus

When I woke this morning, I was reminded of what I read last night in The Wisdom Jesus  (Cynthia Bourgeault) about the distinction between John the Baptist as "the archetypal ascetic" and Jesus as 'full-participant in life.' I then realized that Christian children, educated in private Christian schools or home-schooled, are being taught to be …