Fires are raging in Northern California, with more than 14 THOUSAND firefighters on the scene! Republicans and Democrats are hurling fiery words at each other like toddlers do with food. The U.S. is aflame because of racial division and injustice. Doesn’t it sometimes feel like it’s all going up in flames? Since fires like these … Continue reading The Garden Gospel
One of the things I find awesome about being human is we are storied creatures. We’re constantly making sense of this experience, this day, this relationship, this life, and so on. There’s an ongoing story in our heads about our lives, the lives of people we love, the nature of reality as a whole, and … Continue reading Black Friday and the Gospel According to Katy Perry: Everybody’s Got to Serve Somebody … Does Our “Master” Bring Life/Love or Struggle/Hurt?
“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.” - Unknown (attributed to Plato and several others) “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me … Continue reading The Power and Importance of Spreading Forgiveness: Forgiveness is Freedom so You can FLY!
Last Saturday our family pretty much tried to do EVERYTHING and please EVERYONE. As you can imagine, the result was NOT good, and can be summed up by tears and frustration. Just about to go perform in “The Wizard of Oz”, my daughter (Lara) sat crying in our car #dadfail. Fortunately, in leapt my wife … Continue reading The Superpower of Forgiveness: Freedom and a Reminder of Our Inherent Goodness