Yesterday, we remembered the death of Thomas Merton fifty years ago, 10 December 1968. Now for me, it was important. I am profoundly impressed by how the legacy of Thomas Merton continues to grow. My first encounter with who the man was, what his writings were all about, and the life he led goes back […]Read more "Remembering Thomas Merton"
It’s a dark, dreary day, I look out the window and think, Is God really there? Often we find ourselves wondering how is it we are supposed to believe in a God that we just can’t possibly wrap our heads around? At what point in our life did we struggle with the concept that if […]Read more "God? Are you really there? Hello!"
Deciding what is real and not is most definitely not a democratic process. So keep that thought when you are thinking about the reality of God. Determining if God is real or not is not a democratic process.Read more "Has your idea of God changed?"
So too with God. Where did you get all those “experiences” about God? What judgments have you made about God based on the experiences? The distortions? The perceptions? Who told you God exists? Why did you believe? Or not believe? How much of what you know is trust based?Read more "The God Question: Is Perceiving believing?"
The musing this week is going to be a multi-part musing that may take several weeks to “muddle” through, but trust me; it will be, well worth your time. Now keep this in mind. Even if you disagree with what I write, the mere fact you have read it, ponder it and drew some conclusions […]Read more "The God Question? Have we really answered it?"
I am asked often these days by businesses, churches, not for profits, middle governing bodies about the role of a Chief Information Security Officer commonly known as the “CISO.” With more and more emphasis being placed on data privacy and security, with more laws and regulations coming down the pike, everyone will be affected, and […]Read more "The Making of a CISO"