The Fastest Way to Anger any Religious Group

The Fastest Way to Anger any Religious Group

If you want to get a rise of a religious group, claim that their God’s grace and mercy is available to those beyond their religious group.  This will not only get you labeled a heretic, it could get you tossed off a cliff.  Just ask Jesus. Last week, we looked at the...
Nurturing the Spirit

Nurturing the Spirit

As I arrived at my property in rural Virginia, I was met by a pile of golden leaves.  A sign that summer is ending and a new season has begun.  I walked over to my little garden, the one I so enthusiastically started last spring, and my heart sank.  More than half my...
Practicing Freedom

Practicing Freedom

“In our own contemporary context of the rat race of anxiety, the celebration of Sabbath is an act of both resistance and alternative.  It is resistance because it is a visible insistence that our lives are not defined by production and consumption of commodity...