Recently I’ve been thinking about a conversation I had about 14 years ago with a friend who is very well off financially. One day he just came out and told me that if I would just do what he did he could ensure that I too would be as wealthy as him in a few … More What Do We Truly Desire?
Who in life knows what is to come? Even when walking a path blazed by others who have come before you, there you might find unexpected obstacles. Surrounded on every side, though you remain on the path, the surrounding forest can be a hiding place for would be attacker or a temptation to explore. Who … More Lead Me Down the Path
One of the words that freaks out many of my fellow liberal Christians and people abused by religion or even the people who qualify themselves as “spiritual but not religious” more than anything is “REPENT!!!” Sometimes I imagine myself saying it in a sermon and seeing people’s eyes bug out. They might say, “Oh crap! … More Where Are You?
Working in a hospital as a chaplain intern has brought the thoughts of healing to the forefront of my mind in a way unlike anything ever has before. Prior to taking on this role, my relationship to physical healing was shaky. I barely spoke of it because I really don’t have an idea of how … More Do You Want To Be Made Well?
Somewhere in time there is a part of me that I visit frequently. He is in a dark room and he feels alone. He is living a lie. He believes that he is separate from God and from everything else in life–the consummate individual. Even though he knows that he can get up and walk … More Coming Out of the Dark…
There are whole industries dedicated to minimizing risk, variation, cost, and waste. They fall under the umbrella of what is called “quality control” and when it comes to manufacturing products, I think that there is a brilliance to it that can be applauded. It is so brilliant in fact that many people have integrated the … More Hate the World, Make It a Better Place
This morning I asked God how I could live my life this day as a walking prayer. Just as I asked this I looked out of the window at the Sun and the words came to, “confess to the Light”. So that is what I am trying to do here. But rather than use my … More In Truth There Is Only Light
Nothing used to annoy me more than the preachers of the Prosperity Gospel. I felt like they were turning Christ’s message of faith into something you could find on an infomercial. It seemed like money and “blessings” were the only things on their minds and like any other pyramid system it was the people on … More How Certain Material “Miracles” Become Distractions