Listen to your children, your person, and yourself. Listen to the cries and laughter of the humans you love most. Listen to the still small voice of God. If we stop and really listen we can hear the answers we seek. It’s in the tone of voice and in the silence between the words. Yes…… Continue reading Listen
Do you Om…Ommmm?
Prayer and meditation lower blood pressure. Studies find that religious and spiritual people are healthier than those who are not. Prayer is a conversation with the spiritual power greater than the soul. Meditation is a monologue within the soul. Both connect the human with creation and the spiritual realm. It is not about what you…… Continue reading Do you Om…Ommmm?
Intimacy is Like Air
I have had times in my life when I was alone. Not for long. I do not like being alone and yet, I crave alone time. Years ago I had a therapist tell me that I was, am, an intimacy addict. I love alone time. I like peace and quiet. I read a lot. I…… Continue reading Intimacy is Like Air
Saturday Before Easter
The day before Jesus was crucified, he observed Passover with the disciples. Passover is the time that Jews remembered their freedom and exodus from Egypt. Jesus told his disciples that the bread symbolized his body that would be broken and the wine, his blood, which would be poured out for the forgiveness of sins. As…… Continue reading Saturday Before Easter
What is a Marriage?
What is marriage? Is it a wedding ceremony and a license? Is it a commitment to love honor and obey? Marriage is defined by Webster’s as the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law or by the rite…… Continue reading What is a Marriage?
Sunday Thoughts: Church Door Thumpers
Matthew 18:20 (NRSV) “For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.” I am wondering why some people think that every time the church door opens that they have to walk through them. I have seen so many people who think that if they go to church then they…… Continue reading Sunday Thoughts: Church Door Thumpers
Sunday Thoughts: Who is God?
George Washington Carver once said, “Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there.” I have never understood why people argue about who God is. It does…… Continue reading Sunday Thoughts: Who is God?
Believe is a Verb
To believe is to act. It is not a passive thing to just believe in something. You have to act on that belief. Before you can act on your beliefs you must have something substantial to believe in and make a commitment to it. The Latin term notitia means “believing in the data” or the…… Continue reading Believe is a Verb