Tag Archives: Mary
Suffering: Week 1 Transforming Pain Wednesday, October 17, 2018 All healthy religion shows you what to do with your pain, with the absurd, the tragic, the nonsensical, the unjust and the undeserved—all of which eventually come into every lifetime. If only we could see these “wounds” as the way through, as Jesus did, then they… Continue Reading Transforming Pain
Bias from the Bottom: Week 2 Blinded by Privilege Sunday, March 27, 2016 You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. —Harper Lee (1926-2016), To Kill a Mockingbird Once in a place of power, after the 4th… Continue Reading Blinded by Privilege
Bias from the Bottom: Week 1 Stories from the Bottom Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Most of political and church history has been controlled and written by people who have the access, the power, and the education to write books and get them published. One of the few subversive texts in history, believe it or not,… Continue Reading Stories from the Bottom
Scripture: Week 1 Transforming Our Pain Friday, February 26, 2016 One of the enlightened themes that develops in the Judeo-Christian scriptures and reaches its fullness in the crucified Jesus is the recognition of the transformative significance of human pain and suffering. We see this most especially in the four “Servant Songs” of Isaiah (chapters 42-53),… Continue Reading Transforming Our Pain
Scripture: Week 1 Order, Disorder, Reorder Tuesday, February 23, 2016 The Bible reveals the development of human consciousness and human readiness for a Divine Love Affair. The differences between earlier and later Scriptures clearly show an evolution of human capacity, comprehension, and depth of experience. Jesus, for me, represents the mature image of what God… Continue Reading Order, Disorder, Reorder
Twelve-Step Spirituality: Week 2 Step 3: Turning Over Our Lives Tuesday, November 24, 2015 We made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood God. —Step 3 of the Twelve Steps Notice that each of the Twelve Steps is expressed in terms of “we” and… Continue Reading Step 3: Turning Over Our Lives
Last Sunday of Advent: Mary is our “Let it Be!” December 21, 2014 Luke 1:26-38 File Size: 8.35 MB Length: 8:50 Download “Last Sunday of Advent: Mary is our ‘Let it Be!’” MP3.