Category Archives: Faith

i thank You God for most this amazing

by E.E. Cummings i thank You God for most this amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes (i who … Continue reading

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Bapu

In a world growing more violent, filled with those who accept violence as the cost of living in the world, our thoughts should turn to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Better known as Mahatma. Great Soul. Born Oct. 2, 1869, he was … Continue reading

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Finding God in the unexpected

From Upper Room Daily Reflections Finding God in the Unexpected I FIND GOD in the unexpected, the unexpected places where I least expect to find the presence of the Living God. It is in these unlikely places that the undeniable … Continue reading

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Jesus is on the side of the oppressed

Jesus is with the people on the fringe of the culture who demand to be treated with respect and dignity. He is always on the side of the marginalized victims. Jesus is with refugees and minorities. Jesus supports the meek … Continue reading

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God bless everyone

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Eclipse

Did you see this Facebook profile frame for the eclipse? This was a sponsored ad from the Institute for Creation Research. It was a paid ad from a religious organization, and most Facebook users had no idea. Who is ICR? … Continue reading

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God breathes

The breath of God blows through all of creation and through each of us. The seeds of creation are in each of us. We are stardust Billion year old carbon We are golden In Hebrew, the word for Spirit, ruach, … Continue reading

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God moves

I heard them before I saw them. And I heard them for a long time. I was hitchhiking across rural roads in Missouri and hadn’t seen much beyond abject poverty for what felt like most of my life. The night … Continue reading

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50

I turned 50 recently. The age where we realize there are more yesterdays than tomorrows. Half a century. All the coins in my pocket are younger than I. The most recent Supreme Court Justice is younger than I am. At … Continue reading

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Save the People

This song comes into my head often… So I thought I’d post it here, to make it easy to return to. And when I’m in the mood for the original… … and the movie… Shall crime bring crime forever Strength … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Thank you,” I said as calmly and sincerely as I could. “Thank you very much.” I have a problem with my tone. For as long as I can remember. My voice doesn’t always communicate emotions I try to convey. I … Continue reading

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God and climate change

This understanding of God … … is a problematic understanding. God will take care of climate change, but Rep. Walberg took things into his own hands when it came time to help 20 million people lose their health insurance. Walberg … Continue reading

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