Am I ready for this…spiritual maturity? And, what does that really mean anyway?
“Brothers and sisters,” writes Saint Paul, “I could not talk to you as people with any serious degree of spirituality maturity…indeed I still Read more
Wrestling with God.
What does this mean?
This is a Biblical myth for which I have had much fascination and attraction over the years. It is that story of Jacob who wrestled all night long with Read more
Your life purpose! Can you say with certainty what IS the purpose of your life? Oh, I suppose you can and people do…
All the time.
But is it real? Or, are they just deceiving themselves?
Want to bring yourself instantly into the Eternal Presence? And, there remain? Forever?
At the very moment a thought of God pops into your head…
At the precise instant a sensation comes over Read more
Spiritual Growth: How Does It Happen?
For your faith to remain vital you must question it, then affirm it, and then let it die.
Then, you repeat the process.
Do not be discouraged by this cycle of Read more
The first thing God said to Moses was, “Take off your shoes” (Exodus 3:5).
Freshly laid carpet?
Hardly, although sometimes I think that Hank, our newest dachshund family member could show a little Read more
There is no greater need than the capacity to hear. I am not referring, however, to audible hearing, as important as it is. I am referring instead to the capacity to hear at a deeply intuitive level. Becoming a Read more
Mark Nepo is beautiful in his devotional today…
As a child I used to talk to things–birds that flew overhead, trees that swayed slowly in the night, even stones Read more
Want to live a better life in the new year?
I can think of many things our world needs. I can think of few things the world needs more, however, than this: better people living better lives in a Read more
“Once upon a time…”
Not this kind of storytelling. But who does not love from time to time, a good “Once upon a time…” kind of story?
Cheek Turning: “If someone strikes you,” counseled Jesus, “turn the other cheek!” Completely impractical words, wouldn’t you agree?
Who does this? You get sucker punched on one side of the face and you’re supposed Read more
But feel as if there are times when you don’t quite fit in?
I know exactly how this feels. In fact, I have lived Read more
Inner peace. Success. Who does not want these? WE all do. Here are 10 steps to inner peace and success…
At one time or another, we have all had dealings with difficult people.
Do you remember the last time you did?
Do you Read more
Prayers! What’s wrong with our prayers? Here’s what’s wrong…what we often call prayer isn’t prayer at all.
I do not pray to be healthy; I pray for wisdom to make healthy choices.
Break Free. Sounds like the lyrics to a song Queen sang in the late ’80’s.
Break Free. Sounds like something one of characters might have said in the movie, The Shawshank Redemption.
When I Read more
What is the purpose of my life?
Haven’t you asked that question at least a million times?
I talk and write much about this, precisely because I think about it almost all Read more
Ever felt as if you had none? That you were worthless?
“Sometimes,” answered the lady I counseled on a street corner one day, Read more