Night was come, and her planets were risen: a safe, still night; too serene for...– Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (via bookoasis)
Just Listen... →
a lesson to be learned….”When we interrupt what someone is saying to let them know that we understand, we move the focus of attention to ourselves” Read more: http://blog.beliefnet.com/beyondblue/2011/10/mindful-monday-just-listen.html#ixzz1bUNASZvG
Experimental Theology: The Gospel According to... →
I am personally amazed at those who ‘hear’ what is not being said. And wow. Hearing the gospel in the words of Lady Gaga is NOT what lots of church people want to hear. Neither is the following challenge from this excellent, thought provoking blog “…focus on one particular aspect of Lady Gaga, her passionate engagement with the “little monsters” of...
Experimental Theology: Raising Stones: Worship for... →
the Kingdom of God is here if we would only see… “And if this is so, worship starts to follow the pattern of Jacob. As strangers and sojourners in the world we learn to name and commemorate the Presence of God in our daily lives. In our homes, our neighborhoods, and our workplaces. We stop, perhaps even today, to declare that we are standing on holy ground: “Surely the LORD is in...
Q & A: Ron Paul on Leaving the Episcopal Church,... →
Here are some quotes from the article…I believe I may have answered many of these questions the same way. “How can your faith be divorced from your everyday living” In his speech, Paul emphasized personal responsibility, using the example of Jesus’ response to prostitution. “He didn’t call for more laws. But he was very direct and thought that stoning was...
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to...– Aldous Huxley (via kurt-l-fahrenheit)