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- Where Is Home?
- Ordination Message
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- What Does It Mean To Be An American?
- Looking For Light
- A New Year: Walking With God
- When Government Believed in the People: the WPA
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- Endings and Beginnings
- A Surreal Time
- The Triumph of the Feminine in Shakespeare
- The First Will Be Last
Category Archives: Meditation
The most common difficulty with meditating is being distracted in the silence. You would think that silence would be calming but for many it raises the chaos monster. The Buddhists call it “monkey mind”. Wendy, one of the members of … Continue reading
During this Advent season one must listen very carefully to hear the voice crying in the wilderness, the voice of humility. Continue reading
Encounters with silence deepen our spiritual receptivity. A striking recent encounter with silence was on the television show, Dancing with the Stars, when Nyle DiMarco, the first deaf male contestant, danced a section of his routine in sync with a group … Continue reading
Terrorist attacks and mass shootings bring to the foreground a high level of existential fear that hides in the shadows. Politicians like Donald Trump play to the fears of the crowd with great bombast. The news media fill the airwaves … Continue reading
On reflecting on my previous blog Seeing God Face to Face, I realized that there was a dimension missing, the intimate experience of meeting God’s face within ourselves. Meditation is teaching me to approach the indwelling Spirit of God with … Continue reading
Teenagers have the highest auto crash rate in the United States. Nearly one million drivers aged 16 to 19 were involved in crashes in 2013. These crashes involved 383,000 injuries and 2,865 deaths. Nearly 6 out of 10 of these … Continue reading