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Some meditation instructors I’ve studied with warn that we must face east to experience the benefits of meditation. 1,046 more words


The Priesthood of All Believers

Previously access to God was reserved for the Priests whether ancient Jewish Priests or Catholic Priests.  They were the only ones who really had a relationship with God.   634 more words


Seeker -- Finder -- Seeker

Years ago, people used to say the word “seeker” for those who chose not to be affiliated with a church. At first that sounded like a good term to me, since I thought of people who are seeking God, or who are seeking a faith community of some kind in which to belong. 246 more words

Nurturing Generous Living

God and Mammon

Before I start this post, a quick apology or proviso of sorts: in my last post, I held up typical Christian children’s books as an example of flawed “Christian” culture.  1,035 more words


The Jesus Ghetto

Religion in the United States isn’t doing so hot; study after study finds “unaffiliated” to be the fastest-growing religious belief here, especially among young people like (technically, sorta) myself.  1,072 more words


Spiritual but not Religious: the Church of Whale and Redwood

We listened to the preliminaries while still outside the sacred space, the sanctuary.  About 35 people had shown up ranging in age from eight to mid-70’s. 1,154 more words


I'm Spiritual, But Not Religious

Like most people, I have my list of pet peeves. I own an ever expanding compilation of things and habits that just get under my skin and bother me. 920 more words

Episode II: Shredding