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Forgiveness II: Our Emotions Are Our Teachers and Not Our Rulers

“Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.”  (Jesus to Peter, Matthew 18: 22, NRSV on the question of how often to forgive)  Stuff just doesn’t go away that easily.  686 more words

Human Condition

Three Trees: A Reflection for Good Friday

The events of holy week are captured in Luke’s words, “The God of our Fathers raised Jesus whom you killed by hanging him on a tree” (Acts 5:30). 235 more words

CERN, the modern day Tower Of Babel

allstaractivist note: Man (and Woman) have been trying to find their own path to God ever since the Garden Of Eden. The “tree of the knowledge of good and evil” is still bearing fruit and we are still eating it. 976 more words


Why Did God Give the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil? 5 Reasons

As the fountainhead of the story of the Bible, some of the most complicated questions in theology are densely clustered in the first few chapters of Genesis. 1,300 more words


Living the Impossible Life

The Christian life is impossible.  I mean it!  The Christian life is absolutely impossible to live.  We can’t do it!  But then again, who ever told us we had to?   587 more words

Kingdom Of God

The Knowledge of Good and Evil vs. Life

I have been thinking about how my life would be if I never had the knowledge of good and evil (Gen 2-3). I wouldn’t see the world, people or behavior through judgment. 138 more words


The Choice of Devotion

Sri Ramakrishna, the 19th century Indian saint, embodied above all things the practice of devotion.   He eschewed study and strict adherence to Hindu ritual in favor of childlike adoration of Kali, the feminine aspect of Creator/Spirit/Mind/Source.  755 more words

Human Condition