The River under our feet

Meister Eckhart once said, “God is like an underground river.” It suggests God is universal and not confined to one location, is all moving. As the old saying goes, “you can’t step into the same river twice.” The statement tells us that we all can access the Source (God) if we dig (our wells) long […]

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In search of the greater good

As people in search of the greater good,  all of us have an understanding of the universal Christ. Christ in every thing. In the Universe. When we look around at the world we see a world that doesn’t even believe when they look at other human beings they see Christ in them. Our numbers are […]

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And Merton writes….

Thomas Merton writes, “What every man looks for in life is his own salvation and the salvation of the men he lives with. By salvation, I mean first of all the full discovery of who he himself really is. Then I mean something of the fulfillment of his own God-given powers, in the love of […]

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How Traumatic Was a Trip to the Moon? — A Church for Starving Artists

I’m thinking about trauma today. Pastors are entrusted with stories of trauma from parishioners, strangers, and colleagues. Domestic abuse. Combat. Incest. Terrorism. Fire. Pastors (and educators, social workers, police officers, and medical professionals) hear a lot of difficult stories – at least if we are authentically open to hearing them. And I don’t know […]

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Philosophy of Technology in Six Ideas — Douglas Groothuis, Ph.D.

As I prowl around bookstores, I find a gaggle of books on managing technology overload. One after another fall of the presses and make their way on the shelves and into my hands. Some, I buy; most, I pass over. Often, I think, “I noticed that twenty years ago.” I did not predict Google or […]

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