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As humanity evolves, may it evolve in ways that embody Divine compassion!

Krista Tippett’s TED talk from 2010 provides an “important linguistic resurrection” of the word compassion. Tippett sees compassion as kindness, curiosity, empathy, forgiveness and reconciliation, the simple act of presence, a willingness to see beauty in the other, and “for the religious compassion also brings us into the territory of ‘mystery’ encouraging us to see not just beauty but perhaps also to look for the face of God in the moment of suffering, in the face of a stranger, in the face of the vibrant religious other.”   581 more words

Progressive Christianity

What's the Sense of Believing?

Recently, I’ve been riding through a mini-series of highs and lows. Highs when I feel like I’m on to something and I feel like I understand the world more. 282 more words


The Wonders and Joys of Pantheism

I think I put off the inevitable topic of religion long enough. I absolutely love talking about religion with people who are willing to entertain ideas other than their own or at least look at the subject objectively. 1,634 more words

the impotent god of panentheism...

“How can anyone worship a god so impotent that he cannot even call the whole thing off? Is not such a god so paralyzed as to be perilous?… [A]s a total  world view, the God of panentheism does not fill the bill. 81 more words

Quoted People

'All your waves ... have gone over me'

I walked along the sand, in my blue bikini and cotton sarong, heading way up the beach, away from others. The sand underneath was very warm and the waves tumbled into shore. 870 more words


A Meeting On a Park Bench

We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito.”
-C.S. Lewis, … 893 more words

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