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Death

Death, where is your sting?

– I Corinthians 15:55

In a narcissistic society anything that reminds it of its limits is repressed.  Death annihilates every human delusion of omnipotence.   307 more words

Living in Harmony - with Others

The world is spinning – seemingly out of control.  Divergence not diversity is the theme. Lies trump truth. Pain and hurt, shame and guilt abound. 870 more words

Richard Rohr

The Drum Major Instinct - Martin Luther King, Jr. (February 4, 1968)

This morning I would like to use as a subject from which to preach: “The Drum Major Instinct.” “The Drum Major Instinct.” And our text for the morning is taken from a very familiar passage in the tenth chapter as recorded by Saint Mark. 5,101 more words

Petitionary Prayer

The principle form of prayer is thanksgiving.

– Clement of Alexandria

Throughout history there have been many areas that evaded human comprehension.  The secularization of the twentieth century directly corresponded to the intensity in the rise in scientific discovery and technological mastery.   344 more words

Lost

“I feel lost.” Now, this is not a problem; it’s a mystery. It only becomes a problem when False Self (nabob ego) inserts itself into the condition and says, “You shouldn’t feel lost.”

Keith Ashford

Castus

Etymologically a person who is castus is one who refuses incastus; a person who is chaste is one who literally refuses incest.

Being chaste accepts distance, respects otherliness (which cannot be simply reduced to difference), and is psychologically, healthily self-differentiated. 170 more words

Temple of the False Self

The temple
of the false self
grows more decadent
with decay.

Cracks
adorning its
still proud
face.

Midnight masses
gather at
the dark hour
of the soul. 35 more words

Poetry