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Human Nature | Journey Through Romans

Humans are not complex creatures. Humans are so utterly simple. Humans are unrighteous. Humans are cursed with human nature.

As part of an outreach event for my fellowship this week, we surveyed people about the troubling and disruptive question of “What do you think abut human nature?” There were 4 options for them to choose from on a cork board: ‘mostly good,’ ‘mostly bad,’ ‘broken,’ and ‘neutral.’ I was not surprised to see many had answered that we are mostly good, but I was shocked to see many had also said that we are broken. 552 more words


The End of the Beginnings

Tonight I’m going to bed feeling healthy, rested, nourished, hydrated and armed with the belief, knowledge and courage to begin my last beginning.

I’ve had a series of false starts over the past several years, and it’s about to come to an end. 1,506 more words


Love note #5

““I’m telling you to love your enemies and do good to them. Lend to people without expecting to get anything back. If you do this, you will have a great reward. 94 more words


Fragile World

Most of this was written in a mild heat-induced delirium at the tail-end of a gruelling heatwave.  I’ve been thinking about authoritarianism and fascism on the rise from the US to Europe and beyond. 1,036 more words


Reaching Out...

I have learned that I feel the pain of others. I also feel the angry, violent thoughts of people around me. It causes me to be quick to listen and slow to speak because I must ask the question, “Is this my emotion or someone else’s?” It took me many years to understand this part of me but I am thankful I did the work to discover it. 331 more words


When your light is shining at it's brightest, beware of attracting too many moths.

When we open ourselves completely we can be susceptible to interference from beings that are not necessarily useful to us. It is important to learn how to protect yourself. 137 more words


The Choice is Yours – Blog 259

“Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.” – Early Nightingale

As the whole world knows, we just inaugurated our… 910 more words