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Jesus: Responding to Violence

Was Jesus a pacifist? Does he expect his followers to be pacifists? Is it right to defend ourselves, or our loved ones, from violent attack? Is non-violent protest the only way to change the world? 1,848 more words

Kingdom Of God

Is It Over?

It seems as though the world is falling apart all around us. From Israel to the Ukraine to Iraq/Syria to Ferguson, MO to our leaders in Washington to the IRS scandal to the VA hospital debacle to our national debt, lack of jobs and on and on. 257 more words


A Special Little Boy

When my son William turned eight I soon noticed he was developing special abilities. One day we were sitting on the couch together and I don’t know how he knew but he looked at me and said, “Mommy, the mailman came.” I looked out the window in the other room and sure enough the mailman was leaving. 287 more words


Be Discerning

An.ti.christ – a person or force seen as opposing Christ or the Christian Church.

My definition of Antichrist – Anything anti-love.

Dis.cern.ment – perception in the absence of judgment with a view to obtaining spiritual direction and understanding.

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The Mercy of Power

Two days ago, I left my dream job.

I have worked for a Christian camp and retreat center for the last couple years as an activities director. 757 more words

Tools Along the Journey

 Becoming conscious

Life is like one big candy store (of choices) with every kind of candy. Imagine opening the chocolates door. There are chocolates of every sort: dark, white, malted, milk, soy; chocolates with every variety of nut and nut mixture and every kind of fruit, there are even kinds with ants and other insects. 563 more words

Turn The Other Cheek

When we can look those who wrong us and feel peaceful and compassionate about why they do what we do, we turn the other cheek. Most of humankind does not want to follow rules and regulations, but this current world is comprised of fear. 462 more words