Searching for something or someone to complete you? You’re surprisingly warm…
Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 5:10). In my work as a psychotherapist, I hear a steady refrain or bass line in a minor key: "I give, someone else takes, and I receive less in return." Some...
Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy....Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God (Matthew 5:7, 9) In the late 14th and early 15th centuries, the first recorded pandemic -- the bubonic or “Black” plague -- killed about half...
Blessed are the merciful, for the will receive mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God (Matthew 5:7-8). The following is the text of a sermon delivered at North Broad Baptist Church in Rome, Georgia on October 10, 2021 Sermon Text: Mark 10:17-31...
When I see your face, whether on earth or in heaven, I want to look into your eyes and see the face of God.
A reflection on this year’s Wild Goose Festival.
On getting freedom right in the COVID-19 era.
On going beyond counting your blessings….
If you are overwhelmed, you may be closer to inner peace than you think.
Did Paul convert from persecutor to apostle because of guilt? Here is another take…..
What has the journey through pain taught you about peace?
Do you want to get closer to God? It is very human to say yes. It is equally human to say no.
As a psychotherapist and spiritual director, I bring well-honed insight and skill to these posts; yet, my vulnerability plays a more important part, for more than advice from experts, serious people of faith need resonance with fellow travelers.
In my writing and in your reading and comments, may we face our challenges in God’s compassionate presence rather than in a private dressing room where we try in vain to make ourselves presentable to God at an appointed meeting. God meets us where we are.
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