“I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6
“The student is not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like their teacher.” Luke 6:40
“If you’re not willing to be Jesus, don’t preach Jesus.” ~ proverb of Zion
I must admit, I followed what I was taught blindly a very long time before I stopped looking to others to teach me what they knew about Jesus and started listening to His teachings for myself. I stopped buying bibles with commentary, and started writing in the margins as I pondered the Truths that seemed to resonate in the message that I found Jesus to be teaching. It is a painful memory for me to acknowledge that through some of the toughest struggles in my life, when I sought fellow Christians for answers they quote things to me like: “God never gives us more than we can handle.” and “Just keep your eyes on Jesus, and He will lead you through it.” Continue reading
A day off, and I need a change of scenery! I need more than that…I need to experience something of significance. I need to step out of my day to day, beyond the casual escape of the routine and into the profound; I need to step into something Sacred. Continue reading
Too much, to put everything into perspective! A lot of changes going on in my life, nothing new for me that is true, but I usually try to find something stable and then let everything else gravitate around that. In so doing, I keep a place of calm for me to focus on while the rest is all, well… FUCKED! Right now, everything is in motion, nothing is settling down…I’m making choices based on the long term, and the universe is keeping me in chaos in the moment!! Continue reading
There are places and experiences that speak to the soul, that develop our interior and allow us to grow, to learn….to become. Inevitably I find that silence always surrounds these. Those who spend their lives filling the void with noise…something to distract them from the reality that they are alone, will always struggle to develop and mature as humans, as man and woman, and whatever awaits us beyond the mortal toil we call life.