Tag Archives: Jesus

The Glide of Grace

There are few things that equal cross-country skiing for pure silent graceful enjoyment. It is grace and it is purity on a blanket of white. It is a time of balancing and gliding across a crystalline carpet. It is poetry … Continue reading

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Night Divine

Have you ever felt sorry for the baby Jesus? Parents in distress… virgin birth and all that scandal… on the road to be counted in the census… perilous and difficult especially for a mother great with child…. Herod on the … Continue reading

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Enlightenment and the Third Jesus

In my last blog I shared my varied responses over reading Deepak Chopra’s book, The Third Jesus.  I didn’t share the title in the piece because I was speaking generally about the benefits of reading books which might not reflect … Continue reading

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On Reading a Book Which Causes Stress

Reading a book engages both intellect and emotion.  Reading produces thought and evokes feeling.  Especially when reading that which challenges or contradicts one’s own personal views.  Encountering a viewpoint unlike one’s own produces tension.  With tension comes struggle.  But struggle, … Continue reading

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Thunder Boys

James and John were sons of Zebedee. Fishermen by trade. They were used to jockeying for position to get the prime fishing spots before their rivals did. Their nickname, given by Jesus, seems to indicate they could get down right … Continue reading

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Guiding Light

Deb and I are set to host another Harvest Party here at South Moon in a few weeks. It has become a Fall tradition of ours to invite friends and family to come out to our place for some chili, … Continue reading

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A Story In Wood and Blood and Thorns

Some stories are told in words or written in ink on paper. This one is a story told in wood and blood and thorns. It was intended to be written on hearts where the words could be absorbed…like ink drawn … Continue reading

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