The Unknown is a spiritual reality

The Unknown is a spiritual reality

Everything we have, all that we feel is stable, and all that we know can be snatched from us in a moment’s time. It is Quincy Jones who wrote: Everything just change; nothing stays the same! Everyone must change! Nothing and no one stays the same. There are not many...
Crossing the Boundaries

Crossing the Boundaries

After Hurricane Katrina, I remember going into neighborhoods devastated by the storm … and going onto the land on which people, now gone, had walked and lived. It was eerie; in spite of it being the middle of the day, these neighborhoods were deathly quiet. The...
On Being Still

On Being Still

It is hard to be still sometimes.   We are in a turbulent time. For many, it feels as though there is no bottom to stand on, no solid ground. Rather, it feels like the unknown is hovering over us, smiling smugly, doing what it wants…because IT is the only entity...

Understanding Cruelty in Spite of God

             Perhaps it is because of the way I was raised, but I think I have always believed that God being “good” meant that with God, or because of God, bad things were not supposed to happen to people who believed in Him/Her.   Imagine, then, my struggle as...
To Wake Up and Work

To Wake Up and Work

On this, the eve of the inauguration of a new president, I am reminded the Scriptures which say that the only sin which is unforgivable is blasphemy against the Holy Spirit. The words are recorded both in Matthew 12 and Mark 3. The Marcan version reads, from the New...