Category Archives: Destiny

Do You Know Your Name?

“The crisis of American spirituality, put bluntly, is Spirit versus flesh. The failure or flat refusal to abide in the mind of Christ creates duality and separation within us. We do not choose decisively between God and Mammon, and our … Continue reading

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God Knows Us By Name

Upon the disciples’ jubilant return from the active ministry, Jesus counsels them in preserving their humanness and centering in their self-awareness: “‘Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.’ So they went away by themselves … Continue reading

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Meant to Be?

Sometimes my breath catches Somewhere near my throat And my heart leaps up In there too So my breath And my heart Mingle and touch Like a little bit of heaven With a whole lot of earth Like a veil … Continue reading

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Edge of the Wind

The air moves In ways strange It doesn’t explain The winds change From gentle to gale From rushing to ripple And I feel the urge To clean out my house Or my heart Or even to disappear Into the wind … Continue reading

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Treasures on the Path

Every cloud is silver lined, Or so the stories say, But how and why the heart doth pine, When loved ones pass away? Does the cloud reach out a hand, To dry a tear-stained face? Turn the hourglass, allowing sand To fall … Continue reading

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Who is the Hound and Who is the Quarry

“Those who recall Francis Thompson’s haunting image of God as the Hound of Heaven, pursuing us down the halls of time, might well ask who, in fact, is the hound and who the quarry, whether we seek God or whether … Continue reading

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