True contentment comes from letting go of the belief that something is lacking and that if we can fill that lack, then we will be happy.
God isn’t walking about here on this earth, swiping his card at the Starbucks.
How to do we cope when life tosses a balloon full of oil-based paint into the cogs of our daily groove.
Faith is an exercise in trust.
If I had been free from the fear of embarrassment, I would have been free to help Cindy out. What a simple example of what true freedom looks like.
Respecting the differences and actively, intentionally creating connection, allows us work and live together more fluidly.
A young woman majoring in philosophy at the local college, simply would not accept the premise that anyone would receive grace. Mostly because her world view prohibits receiving anything that you don’t deserve. Her whole premise is that you only get what you deserve. If you do bad things, then you deserve to reap the […]
Being in transition is really scary. We can’t stay where we were and we haven’t arrived at where we are going.
Morgan Freeman hosts a show called “The Story of God” where he goes around asking religious leaders, scholars and scientists about things like eternity, creation, Armageddon and the like. It’s fascinating and I highly recommend it. On one episode he is talking to a the Karmapa about mediation. Freeman says, “Will you teach me about […]
In a last week’s post I shared with you about how shame magically dissipated with compassionate curiosity. I was working with a new fellow who inadvertently triggered my shame by telling me that a choice I made was wrong. (When in fact it was neither right or wrong. Just different from his.) That curiosity lead […]