What’s Next?

Change is rarely easy. It is made difficult because it means the end of what has been and adapting to a new way of being. We don’t think much about eggs that become chickens or caterpillars that turn into butterflies, because they are “natural.” I don’t know how an acorn feels when it sprouts and turns into an oak tree,Read more

Negative Thought

Offered the choice between a McDonald’s hamburger and self-condemning negative thoughts, which would you choose? Which one would be worse? The hamburger is loaded with chemicals and preservatives and well, we’re not sure about the negative thoughts. . . Both are of course, undesirable, but while we are careful about what we eat, avoiding toxic chemicals, taking anti-oxidants, eating organic,Read more

Paradigms

Franciscan author Richard Rohr writes of people of various religious beliefs as frequently being in conceptual “boxes” that prevent them from seeing other’s points of view. George Bernard Shaw once described the situation as, “One religion, a thousand variations.” It isn’t just religious people who suffer from the blindness of belief. In various ways we all do. We all live inRead more