We build a theology about who God is and what is True with our choices and decisions. We create our own philosophy about what is real and how things really work as well.
Choose carefully for in your choices you define your life! You are building a house in which you experience reality or illusion. Your house is your safety or your prison; these choices are the building blocks. … More An Architecture for life #2
Socrates at the trial for his life said; “An un-examined life is not worth living“. He chose the hemlock rather than accept banishment from the life and society he knew. His trial was due to the fact he believed in hearing the voice of a God within. He called it “the divine mind”. He questioned the Pagan gods; … More An Architecture for Life #1
I, me, my, mine; it’s not about me? Really? Who’s it about then? You, them, us, everyone; all the time? Nothing happens to you that has not or will happen to me or others at some time. Truth is we share more in common than we differ. It’s the proportions of the impacts of experience … More It’s not about me, really?
My story is one of turbulent seas of trouble mitigated by the ever-present hand of the master mariner. Really! He showed up when I was a child of four. To young to question, or dismiss he spoke; I listened, His question implied a response of obedience or independence – I obeyed. Then the real trouble … More No Proof, Only Witness
I wrestled again last night with that imposing pressure. That force that tries to imprint on my heart – my insufficiency, my inadequacy, my need! At dawn I saw that it was my effort to ward off that sense, my defenses and self projections, call it what you will- They are real problem. … More Becoming True
I have observed that one buys or sells their integrity with every transaction of will or desire. When it comes to financial deals particularly, we are always challenged (or tested), it seems to cut someone or something out of a deal; to our unjust gain. We buy or sell our integrity with every transaction. … More Ethical Integrity
The King rules over the land. The Prophet rules over the sacred words. The priest intercedes between the heavens and the earth. The poet lives in all three and inhabits them all simultaneously.
“If it is beautiful it is good”. Waking to the words of my insightful wife, I saw crimson autumn leaves against an azure sky; beautiful. It was good with my soul. “If it is good it is beautiful. They are the same” say’s she. “Beautiful is good, Good is beautiful”, In the Hebrew … More Beautiful is Good
I recently had what I would define as two successive spiritual dreams. They both related to how one approaches life. They are important. In one dream I was in the hold of a large ship with other men I recognized as strong builders, sailors or craftsmen. I had determined or been chosen to design a … More Do you float or sail on the sea’s of life?
My musing over the last few years has been largely an attempt to discern and ferret out the differences between Hebrew philosophy and theology and Christian philosophies and theologies . It seems to me each is summed up as: Christian philosophy is largely about being right and behaving properly while Hebrew philosophy is about becoming … More Musing on theology & philosophy