Something truly surprising …

  Are you open to something truly surprising or have past experiences conditioned you to expect nothing more than what you are already familiar with? Obviously we are meant to learn from our experiences, but the wisdom we gain from them should not close us to the possibilities of the future. It would be a… read more »

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Tangible Love

  Your greatest gift may lie yet undiscovered… This is a season in which both joy and loneliness can be amplified. Many will reconnect with families and friends to eat and laugh and relax. For others loneliness will be intensified. The very fact that so many families come together and celebrate magnifies their own disconnected… read more »

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Boundless Generosity What does it mean to be the image and likeness of God?

  To imagine God as some divine architect standing at the beginning of time with a blueprint in his hand, according to which all things will unfold, is to enter the boredom of a pre-determined universe and the slavery of a manipulated existence. But to recognize God as the possibility beyond the past and present,… Boundless Generosity What does it mean to be the image and likeness of God?“>read more »

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Trump and a Unified USA – a Prophetic Vision.

After an election campaign that has been described as the most hateful in history, it is no surprise that internal tensions are rising. The predictable calls to unity seems to fall on deaf ears. The thin veneer of unity seems to be under threat in many nations, but in the USA the division is very… read more »

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The Incarnation of Desire An Artist's Reflection on Mimetic Desire by Bobby Kendall

Desire is the thing that both leads and eludes us. As reflective beings, desire is the force that flows between our intricate web of relationships, capable of binding or dividing us. Largely beyond our awareness, we are compelled by the desire of others. When we receive inspiration, it is always from this collective other. We begin to… The Incarnation of Desire An Artist’s Reflection on Mimetic Desire by Bobby Kendall“>read more »

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Desire and I

Yesterday I walked past a tennis court where a family was trying to have fun. Only one problem – there was a two-and-a-half year old who could not understand why he had to make turns hitting the ball with his older brother. He insisted that every ball should be personally delivered to him. The eventual… read more »

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Mysteries of Awareness

Occasionally the small wood fire crackled. One by one the stars began to wink. The top of the mountains caught the last diffused light, but darkness soon enveloped them as well. Above them the heavens awoke – an innumerable host lit the skies. The only light on earth was distant and dim – a farmhouse… read more »

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Does God have a Future?

We can conceive of God as one who is present everywhere (omnipresent), including all of time – past, present and future. That obviously depends on our understanding of time. We can also conceive of God as being omniscient in this sense – knowing all things past, present and future. For such a god nothing is… read more »

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A New Experience is Beckoning …

  I have never tried to stand in the way of a train at full speed. The fact that you are reading this suggest that neither have you. Time, like a train, is often experienced as an unstoppable and unyielding movement. You either flow with it or you are crushed by it, but never does… read more »

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