Tag Archives: meaning

In the Light of Common Grace

As a couple who try our best to live and make everyday decisions according to a personal life rule to live simply and tread lightly upon the earth, my wife and I don’t often do a lot of shopping for things that aren’t necessities. When we do shop however, we prefer to avoid the hustle…
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Wholeness: Faith in Real Life

I appreciate what Rohr has to say in the quote below.  I believe it is important that our spirituality, our faith life, is fully grounded in the here and now, in the concrete of our real life.  Healthy Christian spirituality brings wholeness - we are created as physical, concrete beings who are also at the…
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Does Self-awareness make us Prideful?

How we respond to God and others is greatly impacted by how we see ourselves.  Often folks misunderstand the idea of self-awareness.  They mistakenly believe self-awareness to be self-centred, selfish and arrogant.  Healthy self-awareness is something quite different.I remember the first time I heard the concept of self-awareness.  From my fundi-evangelical worldview, it brought up…
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Thoughts from the Butterfly Circus

“A perversion of nature. Cursed from birth.  A man, if you could even call him that,  whom God Himself has turned His back upon.” Mendez sneers sarcastically. “How can you say such horrible things? said Will. “Because you believe it!  But if you could only see the beauty that can come from the ashes.” encourages…
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