“Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can do what others...Read More
Contemplation and Public Action The public good is most in danger when the voluntary visits to...Read More
Changing this World: the Activism of Prayer and of Silence – a review of “Occupy Spirituality” by Bucko and Fox
I am very pleased with this book (“Occupy Spirituality“). It is a conversation...Read More
Sometimes the pilgrimage does not go so well. Sometimes we wonder if we’re still moving forward at all. In the tradition of pilgrimage, … hardships are seen not as accidental but as integral to the journey itself....Read More
A man saw the whole world as a grinning skull and crossbones. The rose flesh of life shriveled from all faces. Nothing counts. Everything is a fake. Dust to dust and ashes to ashes and then an old darkness and a useless silence....Read More
I recommend for your attention this excellent recent comment by bookaholic. Here are some excerpts. This little bit about Jesus: “he was not energized by and focused on his enemies” is some kind of key. I spent...Read More
Here are 4 paragraphs from an article I wrote on Thanksgiving for Southwest Nebraska News a few years ago. Our word “thank” developed from an even more common good old five-letter word – think. Thank comes from...Read More
May 11, 2004 I just finished teaching a community college course on “The Life and Teachings of Jesus.” I was impressed to see that people actually changed during the semester. We just discussed what we read in the...Read More
May 8, 2004 The easy way to “win” the “lost” is to make Christianity into an ideology and force it on people by the power of the state. Shall we get on with it? Or if not that, we could make a simplified...Read More
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