Embracing Metanoia

Metanoia is a Greek word that translates to “Change of Mind”, used many times in the New Testament. Thought to translate as “repentance”, though not as a practice fueled by guilt or shame, but literally to “change our direction”. As many of you who follow my blog know, I have been transitioning through a very…

Bearing Our Cross

“O you souls who wish to go on with so much safety and consolation, if you knew how pleasing to God is suffering and how much it helps in acquiring other good things, you would never seek consolation in anything; but you would rather look upon it as a great happiness to bear the Cross…

Turning to God

As it has become apparent to anyone who has read my last blog post, the old pattern of my life has changed completely. I am reminded of a book written by Neale Donald Walsch called, “When everything Changes; Change Everything”. Though I didn’t read that book in its entirety, the title alone makes clear the…

On Being a Healing Presence

I receive newsletters from Unity every so often, and today I received a letter reminding me of the upcoming 25th anniversary of World Day of Prayer. I have always appreciated the altitude of thinking of the Unity faith, built on the teachings of Charles and Myrtle Fillmore, Unity presents a much more forward-thinking, progressive stance on…

The Three Ascending Plateaus of Christianity

Following my previous post, I wanted to offer some thoughts surrounding what I perceive as the three plateaus of Christianity. This is an important topic for me due to the fact that Christianity has received a lot of flak from reputable (yet misguided) thinkers for many years. And in a lot of cases, the arguments…

– Why atheists are on the right track –

One of the things I really appreciate about Jordan Peterson is that he recognizes the inherent worth existent in our cultural narratives. It is no secret that the knowledge of our society is passed on through stories and narratives, holding us to traditions and ways of living that keeps the whole thing moving forward.