Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Useless Search for Something, Somebody, Special

We have spent so many years and so much energy trying to find something special that truly satisfies. It is a useless journey! We forget no person and no-thing is special. Give it up and turn another way, inward to … Continue reading

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What You See Is What You Get

Do you like the world you see around you? Does it shock you with its stories of horror and deprivation? Or does it amaze you with sights of love and giving? Does it amaze you how you could see beyond … Continue reading

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Swinging Couples

This past week we learned about 500 people, some 250 couples, who took over the rooms of the Grand Island Holiday Inn for a “swinging time” of trading partners in sexual activities.  I saw an article commenting on this event … Continue reading

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John Spong’s Book, “Eternal Life: A New Vision”

Last spring, a group of us from Wayside attended a presentation of Rev. John Spong at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Buffalo.  It was a thrill to be there with him among our friends.  In his 80th year, he seemed energetic, … Continue reading

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What is A Course in Miracles?

Over the past several years I have quoted often from a book called A Course in Miracles.  People have asked, “What is this book, where did it come from, and why is it so important to you?”  Today I reply … Continue reading

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Is the Bible Really All We Need?

In visiting some churches recently (retirement has its options now on Sunday!), I have been struck anew with how much reverence and adulation is given to the Bible.  People have called it the Word of God, kissed it, held it … Continue reading

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