Archive for August 2012


August 31, 2012

In the midst of the hurricane Jesus speaks. “This is life,” he says. “This is the very heart of reality here in the midst of this great storm. Do not ask why. God is; life is; death is. Here they become one. Behold how terrible is the Father.”–Jesus, Personal Communication (from


August 30, 2012

The world is a looking glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it and it will in turn look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly kind companion.–William Makepeace Thackeray


August 29, 2012

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its joy.–Anonymous


August 28, 2012

If I could ask God one question, I’d ask, “Why?” I expect the answer would be some thing like, “Why not?”–me


August 27, 2012

Oppression involves a failure of the imagination: the failure to imagine the full humanity of other human beings.–Margaret Atwood


August 26, 2012

Suffering happens when you give, something or someone or even your own ego the power to take you away from the joy of living in the present moment. Forgiveness is the process of taking back that power.–me


August 25, 2012

Is it any surprise that there is no peace in a world with billions of egos, all wanting to control everything?–me


August 24, 2012

The essence of the Western Mythos comes from Genesis 1. It is this: We are the crown of creation. We are to be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.–me


August 23, 2012

I think, therefore I am–Descarte


August 22, 2012

Given the choice between the Tree of Life and the Tree of Knowledge (of Good and Evil), we invariably choose the latter…–me