Monthly Archives: June 2011

Blessing

It is important to remember that a blessing is a real action, not a symbolic act. By real action, I mean one where energy flows and produces an effect. Blessings behave according to certain laws, laws that are similar to … Continue reading

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Grace—what does it really mean?

Few words have been subjected to as much theological wrangling as the word “grace.” And all of the attempts to analyze and define it have done nothing to bring anyone closer to the experience. It reminds me of a Saturday … Continue reading

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Christian Mysticism and the New Economy

Someone said recently that if you’re not angry about what’s going on, you aren’t paying attention. There is no question that the world is changing, that the division between the wealthy and the poor is growing wider and deeper every … Continue reading

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What Is Evolution?

There is no doubt that some sort of split has taken place, otherwise there would be no need to seek anything, much less seek God. Whether God is distant or “closer than hands and feet” does nothing to alleviate our … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life

by Michael Maciel Joseph Campbell once said that people aren’t so much interested in the meaning of life as they are in having an experience of life. Terrence Malik’s latest movie, The Tree of Life, seeks to uncover that experience … Continue reading

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LIght of Christ

Some words have been used for so long that they have almost become opaque. You would think that a word like “light” would forever keep its transparency and do what all good nouns should do, which is provide a portal … Continue reading

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