Quotes on What’s What: Howard Thurman

It is in the very nature then of the case that a quest is a creative act. It began there. It is creative because when it is initiated, the individual has to adjudicate between possible alternatives. He has to make up his mind by a series of efforts, which result in the elimination of those … More Quotes on What’s What: Howard Thurman

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The Reason for the Season – Thoughts on the Incarnation #2

Happy New Year all! Hope you had a good holiday season. Previously, we discussed why Jesus was identified as the Logos, and the philosophical background of that term. However, that still doesn’t shed too much insight as to how Jesus is supposed to save us, or what it means for a person to be divine … More The Reason for the Season – Thoughts on the Incarnation #2

For Those

My song is for those who have tasted the sweet nectar of the transcendent For there is no sweeter taste For those who have ears to hear, my song has a home For those without, my song has no music in it You, Children of the Divine, listen to the song inside you For it … More For Those

The Reason for the Season – Thoughts on the Incarnation #1

It’s officially cozy season! I hope you’re all enjoying this holiday time of year. I do personally celebrate Christmas, though I have no problem saying Happy Holidays. Actually, my hot take is that the real war on Christmas is that modern Christianity doesn’t really understand what the Incarnation is all about. Hold on to your … More The Reason for the Season – Thoughts on the Incarnation #1

Happiness

Blessing and Curse The taste of it moves you But what is it really if not the true acceptance of the present? Is that not freely available at any moment? This is Enlightenment

Know Thyself

Who Am I? I don’t really recall ever really wrestling with this question in a serious way for most of my life. Somehow, through that process of socialization that Ram Dass calls “somebody training” we come to develop a sense of self-identity, eventually coming to see that self as something stable that we refer to … More Know Thyself