Tools? Or Props?

We live at cross-purposes. When the church says something is important, but then lives as though something else is important, it is called “hypocrisy.” In the world it is called “business as usual.” What we say is important in either place varies from person to person, from situation to situation, from time to time. WhatContinue reading “Tools? Or Props?”

The Bible as Mirror, Map and Metaphor

The last time the world ended, only a few thousand of us survived. That’s probably the way it will be the next time the world ends. The world has ended at least five times (Near extinctions, the experts call it) since it evolved to the point where we would recognize a beginning and an end.Continue reading “The Bible as Mirror, Map and Metaphor”

One Minute Monologues 061

November 26, 2020  —  December 29, 2020   11/26/2020  —  Abbott Lake 09/27/2011 — Peaks of Otter, Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, Virginia What does thinking about sexkeep us from thinking aboutif we weren’t thinking about sex? What will Artificial Intelligencethink aboutwhen it progresses to the pointof being self-replicating,self-reproducing? It seems (to me)that thinking about sexis ourContinue reading “One Minute Monologues 061”

The 22-Acre Woods Project 02

11/23/2018  —  A Walk in the Woods 2-18-11 07 Panorama — 22-acre Woods, Indian Land, South Carolina, November 10, 2018 I repeat myself a lotbecause I only have one thing to say: Wake up!Be quiet!Seek solitude!Revel in the silence!Listen—particularly to yourself!Listen to me when I say,“Don’t Listen to Me!Listen to You!” See what you lookContinue reading “The 22-Acre Woods Project 02”

The 22-Acre Woods Project 01

11/15/2018  —  A Walk in the Woods 2018-11 09 — 22-acre Woods, Indian Land, South Carolina, November 9, 2011 Jesus did not tell anyonewhat they expected to hear. The True Believersof his dayhad the Templeand 2,000 yearsof traditional understanding of—and faith in—The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. And Jesus stood before themand said, “YouContinue reading “The 22-Acre Woods Project 01”

A Handbook for the Spiritual Journey

The list of titles in the menu at the top of this page contains a drop-down sub-menu of posts available under the title. Send your little cursor on a search for something worth reading, and may you find it without much trouble! This is a blog post of my revised Kindle book available at Amazon.comContinue reading “A Handbook for the Spiritual Journey”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”