More Beatitudes

Some contemporary practices I believed condoned by God: Blessed are those who listen, for they will find accord Blessed are the marginalized, for they will be sustained Blessed are the builders of bridges, for they will be welcomed. Blessed are the truth-tellers, for they will have peace of mind. Blessed are the contrite for theyContinue reading “More Beatitudes”

Source

God goes as water flows… Life lives as water gives It starts with a drizzle becoming helpful rain, which saturates all the plain. Excess and melting flow to moisten and irrigate – drought to mitigate. Thirst is completely quenched all beings truly slaked taken care of and staked. Water purifies deeply… a washing essential cleansingContinue reading “Source”

Magnanimous

When we get our worldly way, often the feat’s apparent success is undone and comes under assault with an unintended result. Naturally we chafe under trial and fret with tribulation, especially at our undoing and motives misconstruing. Hardship nurtures strength. It creates possibility and fosters our assurance in God’s faithful endurance. “I have told youContinue reading “Magnanimous”

Standing in the Stream

“Knowledge knows that a tomato is a fruit, Wisdom is not putting it in fruit salad”[1] Knowledge is knowing that righteousness is doing the right thing, Wisdom is loving with whole mind, heart, and soul. Life has often been thought of as a journey, and we imagine it as a path or road. Suppose itContinue reading “Standing in the Stream”