Spiritual

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The miracle of love

Can we create a place where we can build community and encounter one another in love and friendship?

  • Dec 14, 2018

 

Tares part 1

Tares part 1

Adapted from Christ Object Lessons

  • Aug 12, 2018

 

First the blade then the ear

First the blade then the ear

In the confidence of this promise the farmer tills and sows.

  • Aug 3, 2018

 

The path of beauty

The path of beauty

There are many paths leading to enlightenment, including the path of being intimate with the beauty of all things.

  • Aug 3, 2018
The path of beauty
In Stony Places

In Stony Places

Continuing on the parable of the sower we now look the stony places. Matthew 13:3 - 9; Mark 4:3 - 20

  • May 31, 2018
In Stony Places
Preparation of the soil

Preparation of the soil

In the parable of the sower, Matthew 13, Christ represents the different results of the sowing as depending upon the soil.

  • May 22, 2018
Preparation of the soil
Among thorns

Among thorns

The thorns of sin will grow in any soil; they need no cultivation, but grace must be carefully cultivated.

  • May 17, 2018
Among thorns
Only One Life?

Only One Life?

If this were my last breath, what would I do with it?

  • May 13, 2018
Only One Life?
The Soil by the Wayside

The Soil by the Wayside

Continuing on the parable of the sower we now look at the different soils.

  • Mar 22, 2018
The Soil by the Wayside
Truth in conversation

Truth in conversation

Faith in stories that have been passed down through time contains both danger and opportunity.

Truth in conversation
The Sower and the Seed - Matthew 13:1 - 9

The Sower and the Seed – Matthew 13:1 – 9

When the word of God is set aside, its power to restrain the evil passions is rejected.

The Sower and the Seed - Matthew 13:1 - 9
The Sower and the Seed -part 3 Matthew 13:1 - 9

The Sower and the Seed -part 3 Matthew 13:1 – 9

Christ came to sow the world with truth.

The Sower and the Seed -part 3 Matthew 13:1 - 9
The Crisis of Faith

The Crisis of Faith

We are taught to put our faith into love

The Crisis of Faith
The Sower and the Seed -part 2, Matthew 13:1 - 9

The Sower and the Seed -part 2, Matthew 13:1 – 9

So those who are called to unite with Christ must be prepared to leave all, in order to follow Him.

The Sower and the Seed -part 2, Matthew 13:1 - 9
The Sower and the Seed - Matthew 13:1 -9 -part 1

The Sower and the Seed – Matthew 13:1 -9 -part 1

Like a sower in the field, Christ came to scatter the heavenly grain of truth to illustrate the things of the kingdom of heaven.

The Sower and the Seed - Matthew 13:1 -9 -part 1
Parables of Jesus

Parables of Jesus

Jesus used parables linking divine truth with - the shepherd, the builder,…

Parables of Jesus
We Sit at the Turning Point

We Sit at the Turning Point

Zen work, or spiritual work, or freedom work is alive and well and living in every one of our crises of faith.

We Sit at the Turning Point
Daniel Recap

Daniel Recap

Daniel’s messages are rich in faithfulness, in prophecy and encouraging messages

Daniel Recap
Never Alone

Never Alone

I am encouraged by the fact that no matter what the circumstances I am never alone.

Never Alone
Daniel 12:5-7

Daniel 12:5-7

It is possible that they are angels

Daniel 12:5-7