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Holy Saturday Christians

I don’t remember how it started, but just a few blocks into the walk to our hotel the debate was on. Our conversation ranged wide—the scope and purpose of salvation, justification, sanctification, the sovereignty of God, the relationship of divine and human agency—never seeming to settle in on one thing. 1,451 more words

Exquisite Paradox

“The most exquisite paradox . . . as soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can’t have it. 325 more words


I AM To Be What I AM…

Water from Holy Mountaintop springs heeding His relentless call,

Leaping from cliffs

Liquid, solid, mist – as required

Spinning top balanced securely on pin

Earth’s fluid core drawing all of creation inward… 66 more words

Emotional Healing

The Meeting

Once upon a time, a mere woman — a mother, alone — looked out upon the horizon where she saw storm clouds gathering.  They were fierce, black and profoundly threatening.  3,345 more words

Emotional Healing

219. Redemptive Gifts (3) and Other Influences

Mike Parsons – 

Since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, each of us is to exercise them accordingly: if prophecy, according to the proportion of his faith; if service, in his serving; or he who teaches, in his teaching; or he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who rules, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness… 1,418 more words


The Crucial Nature of Self-Respect for Marginalized Groups

I had the pleasure of watching this archival footage this morning after a weekend of (coincidentally, if you believe in such things) meditating on the supreme importance of self-respect in my own life. 708 more words


the strongest souls

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls. The most massive characters are seared with scars.

~ Khalil Gibran