Category Archives: Spirituality

Our Two Selves

“I find it to be a law that when I want to do what is good, evil lies close at hand. For I delight in the law of God in my inmost self, but I see in my members another … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Jesus, It’s About You!

  As we near the close of the Christmas Season, beginning with December 1 (well, actually late September for many…) we have heard a lot about baby Jesus and his birth in a little town of Bethlehem. I’ve heard ministers … Continue reading

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Overcoming Hopelessness

“Vanity of vanities says the Teacher! Vanity of vanities! All is vanity. (Ecc. 2:1) Is it not true that misery and suffering are universal? Misery and suffering are no respecters of persons, classes, races or countries. The search for a … Continue reading

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Proof of Heaven

(Photo of Denali Mountain, Denali, Alaska by Tim Griffin) “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not … Continue reading

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Nothingness from A Mystical Perspective

There are two ways I understand “Nothingness”. Nothingness describes the world of illusion, made up of things which appear to be solid and permanent but are only time bound, temporary condensed energy objects. Things appear to the human eye in … Continue reading

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Fear of Our Baptism Identity

“Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, … Continue reading

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Responsibility for Sight

“Take heart; get up, he is calling you.” Mark 10:49 Years ago one of the long-standing and respected members of Wayside Church told me he would rather go deaf than blind. But in a few years he went blind from … Continue reading

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