Browsing All posts tagged under »identity«

Love is Spaciousness

May 3, 2018

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Love is not Affinity (that’s conditional) REV. WILLIAMS: Love was not to be limited to my bedroom or my family and just people that I thought that I liked; that what I was doing in the past and what we often do and what our culture calls us to do is to use love to […]

The Questions We Ask and those We Refuse to Ask

April 21, 2018

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“There are two things that determine (who we are and) who we will be: the questions we ask and the questions we refuse to ask.” (Sam Keen) What resonates so deeply with me is that 1) who I am is closely tied to the questions that matter to me, the questions that I have the […]

the violence of the machine

July 12, 2017

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I AM what I AM. I AM a man of peace and justice. I AM a man of equality and community. Trying to live a life of integrity and simplicity. I AM what I AM. This is my identity. . How does a man of peace Live while being swallowed up By the violence of […]

meaning and purpose

June 9, 2013

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“Before I can tell my life what I want to do with it, I must listen to my life telling me who I am.” ― Parker J. Palmer, Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation “Our deepest calling is to grow into our own authentic self-hood, whether or not it conforms to […]

The Essence of Life: Who? Why? What?

April 21, 2012

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“Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you.” (Parker Palmer, Let Your Life Speak) What is life all about? What are the essentials? What are the non-essentials? When I drill down to the core of my existence here on earth, what is […]

outrage!

May 10, 2006

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How can we say we are a Christian nation . . . and yet the poor keep getting poorer and the rich keep getting richer? This is an outrage. How can we see ourselves as a model nation for the world . . . and yet not see that we are destroying the natural resources of […]

Consume . . . consume . . . consume

April 15, 2006

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Consume . . . consume . . . consume . . .   “We are, as it seems, considering not only how a city, but also a luxurious city, comes into being… Let’s look at a feverish city…This healthy one isn’t adequate any more, but must already be gorged with a bulky mass of things.” […]