Monthly Archives: October 2019

October 31

Halloween Reflection The imagination is where the Divine and human meet. It is the middle ground where God’s light is diffused and reflected. The unseen word is the realm of creative imagination, of the ability of humans to bring things out of darkness that reflect God. This meeting place is the genuine realm of the supernatural.  Mystery flows under the…

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October 30

Reflection When we live superficially … we are always outside ourselves, never quite ‘with’ ourselves, always divided and pulled in many directions … we find ourselves doing many things that we do not really want to do, saying things we do not really mean, needing things we do not really need, exhausting ourselves for what we secretly realize to be…

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October 28

Reflection There is a fundamental reason why we look at the sky with wonder and longing—for the same reason that we stand, hour after hour, gazing at the distant swell of the open ocean. There is something like an ancient wisdom, encoded and tucked away in our DNA, that knows its point of origin as surely as a salmon knows…

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October 27

Reflection Jesus addressed this parable to those who were convinced of their own righteousness and despised everyone else.  Luke 18:9-14 When we are confident in our own righteousness, we can become smug to the point of despising others. By dividing people into the righteous and the ignorant or even immoral, we can become victims of a disdainful piety.  Locked in…

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October 26

Reflection Prophecy is nothing more than Christianity at its best.  We are called to live the Word, to say a prophets word, so that others may live better lives because of us. Otherwise, we use a standard that does not really describe the truly spiritual person in the Judeo-Christian tradition. It is little more than camouflage for spiritual comfort, for…

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October 25

Reflection Now is the time for turning. The leaves are beginning to turn from green to red to orange. The birds are beginning to turn and are heading once more toward the south. The animals are beginning to turn to storing their food for the winter. For leaves, birds and animals, turning comes instinctively. But for us, turning does not…

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October 24

Global Oneness Day Reflection Global Oneness Day is a day dedicated to celebrating our Oneness with the Divine, each other and all of Life. In the late 1960′s the first photographs of the Earth seen from space powerfully impacted humanity’s perception of the world. We realized that all life on our beautiful blue planet was deeply connected. Oneness represents a…

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