Monthly Archives: November 2021

The Psychology of Advent

The Coming of Jesus into Our Minds and Hearts Advent is a season observed in most Christian denominations as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the “coming of Christ” from three different perspectives: the physical nativity in Bethlehem, … Continue reading

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Original Blessings

Musings of Gratitude My Thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence. Henry David Thoreau “Where the Divine and the Human Meet” shows how important it is to … Continue reading

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Jesus: King or Servant

“The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed,..because the kingdom of God is in your midst.” Lk 17:20-21 But if I cast out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God … Continue reading

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Spirituality and Addiction

Enjoy a Tech Sabbath Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation Author Tiffany Shlain offers a practice she calls a “Technology Sabbath” as a way of reducing our addiction to technology and our personal devices. She … Continue reading

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Fellowship or “Followship”

Cults, Tribes, and True Communities Humans have a proclivity to ban together for many reasons. Being part of a family, tribe, group, or community is a very natural part of being human. The reason for belonging to such groups can … Continue reading

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All Saints

The English word saint comes from the Latin sanctus, with the Greek equivalent being ἅγιος (hagios) ‘holy’.[6] The word ἅγιος appears 229 times in the Greek New Testament. The word sanctus was originally a technical one in ancient Roman religion, but due to its globalized use in Christianity the modern … Continue reading

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