Daily Readings for Saturday, April 20th

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day There are two paths, one up and one down. We have been given free will to choose either path. We are captains of our souls to this extent only. We can choose the good or the bad. Once we have chosen the wrong path, we go downContinue reading “Daily Readings for Saturday, April 20th”

Daily Readings for Friday, April 19th…

24 Hours a Day Meditation for the Day It is a glorious way – the upward way. There are wonderful discoveries in the realm of the spirit. There are tender intimacies in the quiet times of communion with God. There is an amazing, almost incomprehensible understanding of the other person. On the upward way, youContinue reading “Daily Readings for Friday, April 19th…”

Shared Reading – “Jesus’ Death” – by Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation Week Sixteen Jesus’ Death Layered MeaningsThursday, April 18, 2019Holy Thursday Two theologians I deeply respect, Marcus Borg (1942-2015) and John Dominic Crossan (b. 1934), offer important historical and symbolic context for the crucifixion. The theory of “penal substitutionary atonement” only became dominant in recentContinue reading “Shared Reading – “Jesus’ Death” – by Richard Rohr”

Even in the Worst Times…Shared Reading from Rick Warren

Even in the Worst Times, God Is Good BY RICK WARREN — FEBRUARY 25, 20191.7K “Protect me, God, because I trust in you. I said to the LORD, ‘You are my Lord. Every good thing I have comes from you’” (Psalm 16:1-2 NCV).Although it’s true not everything that happens in your life is good, that doesn’tContinue reading “Even in the Worst Times…Shared Reading from Rick Warren”

At Any Given Moment…

“What manifests in front of us at any given moment is actually something truly extraordinary– it is the end result of all the forces that have been interacting together for billions of years. We are not responsible for even the tiniest fraction of what is manifesting around us. Nonetheless, we walk around constantly trying toContinue reading “At Any Given Moment…”