Our world is all about ourselves. The journey of the Disciple is to make it all about the Universal Christ. We rarely discern God’s will among the nitty-gritty of daily life, (at least I know I haven’t) and we often make spirituality more difficult for ourselves along the journey. How often have we misunderstood our […]
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I often wonder what I am. Am I a blogger who writes or am I a writer who blogs? I read an interesting post last week from fellow blogger Teresa, aka The Haunted Wordsmith. In that post, Teresa, who blogs on both WordPress and Medium, wrote: “Anyone who puts two words together with a purpose is […]
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The digital thermometer in my car said it was -23°C. I was parked by the side of the road, wondering if anyone would show up. A couple of electronic regrets popped up on my phone. It was easy to understand, who wants to pray when it’s this cold. Or more specifically, who wants to pray […]
Anthony introduces “forest church” and if we think about it “forest church” is meeting the Universal Christ in every thing, meeting the living God.
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I am indebted to Amy-Jill Levine’s book “short stories by Jesus” and Bernard Brandon Scott’s book “Hear Then the Parable” for challenging me to look beyond the Christian bias of interpreting Jesus’ parables through the lens of the repentance and forgiveness and attempting to hear this story in ways more in keeping with Judaism. Following […]
via Just Wave the White Flag of Surrender and Go Into the Party: a Sermon for the Lost – Luke 15 – Lent 4C — pastordawn
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“No despair of ours can alter the reality of things nor stain the joy of the cosmic dance, which is always there.” -Thomas Merton The document on the Church in the modern world presents an outwardly looking focus for us as Christians. It ended one hundred and fifty years of not looking at the world evolving […]
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