Mechthild of Magdeburg once said, “A fish cannot drown in water; a bird does not fall in air. Each creature God made must live in its own true nature.”
Then that’s what the writers of Genesis meant, is it Read more
As with most great movies, there are many parallels to our shared experience as human beings in the most recent blockbuster, “The Hunger Games.”
I loved this movie. And now, I must read the books.
In one of the Read more
“If you want to be happy,” said Leo Tolstoy, “BE.” I used to hear people say this and I would think, “Be what?”
I know now, that’s the wrong question. Why? Because it implies there is something you must Read more
For much of my adult life, I’ve hidden my inner self from others…my questions, my doubts, my fears, my terror over being judged or worse rejected. In these last few years, however, I’m learning to be more honest, more Read more
For many, the word salvation, enlightenment, awakening, all conjure up the idea of the arrival at or the achievement of a state of life, living, or awareness that is the reward for “doing” the right thing. You could do Read more
“I want to know the mind of God,” said Einstein.
Me, too. But, for much of my adult life, knowing God, knowing mind, or feeling connected to something grander than myself escaped me, eluded, even evaded me. Then, one Read more
It seems rather odd to refer to any of what follows as secrets. For one thing, the word “secret” implies that something is hidden and the wisdom below is anything but secret. In some form or fashion, Read more