Can’t see the plank in your own eye? Ben LaBadie says, we ought to see the Pharisee in ourselves and be humble.
How would you react when you hear a strange voice come over a loudspeaker? A work of the evil spirit? A call to take refuge in God?
Re-casting consolation and desolation into a single question.
At 8,500 feet up there was no breeze, no sound at all. It was a stillness and quiet I had never quite experienced before.
Sometimes going through the motions of a ritual can draw us back to God, especially in times of dryness.
Looking at the generally simple life of animals can bring us humans down to earth.
Nature often becomes a metaphor for our lives of faith. In this post, it’s in the cuttings of a bonsai tree.
“Sometimes we hold each other down and force one another to deny the inherent dignity that we all possess.”
What do we possess to give away? What do we lack? How easily do we receive? The connectedness of the Kingdom involves a balance of giving and receiving help.