If necessity is the mother of invention then accidents/mistakes are the really sweet step-mother. You never asked for her, but she can come in and cause something to emerge from you that you didn’t even know was present. To make my point, I will highlight just a few inventions that were created by mistake in … More Accidental Vision
“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also; and if anyone wants to sue you and take your coat, give your cloak … More Do Not Resist Evil?
On November 15, 2016, a week after the election of DJT, two friends and I facilitated a mindfulness meditation on dismantling racism that we called, “Peeking Through the Blinds”. Kara Dansky, of One Thousand Arms led us through the meditations and Brian Rocheleau (aka Rosh), of The Blind Cafe, provided the music. I set up … More Rise and Shine: Dispel the Darkness By Being the Light
Who is a racist? In the wake of the election results, there are a lot of people who feel fear that our country has gone backwards and that somehow racism had receded and now, because of one man, it has reemerged. I understand why, but as I see it, what is happening is that we … More Can You Be Racist In the Dark?
This morning I found myself stuck on The Root. For those of you who have never heard of it, it is similar to The Huffington Post, but with articles that are more tailored to the interests of a largely African American audience. Some of the articles that I got mesmerized by were a 4 page article on African … More Toward Unfiltered Consciousness
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…
As I said in the video, in all of my years, I have never been able to get myself to conform to the way society tells me I am supposed to be. As a child that meant I was often seen as weird or different. Unlike most of the people, I didn’t follow the crowd. … More This Little Light of Mind
If you look at the leaves on a tree or the grasses in the field, it is easy to see that abundance is an integral part of God’s reality. That’s why in Matthew 6:27-30 Jesus was quoted as saying, “Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature? So why do you … More The Mystery of the Prosperity God-Spell
Did you know that we all have the power to raise the dead? Do you doubt it? Well just see what happens the next time you show someone a kindness without thought of reward. Here’s an example. I take my daughter Calista with me a lot of times when I visit the senior living facilities … More Bringing Life to Death
Have you ever opened your mouth only to quickly realize that you are choking on your own toes? Well I did that the other day and it was great. Obviously it was in retrospect that I realized the greatness that I am talking about–a greatness that only comes with an acceptance of God’s grace. I … More Even the Darkness Shines