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Discerning Truth

December 15, 2013

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Listening for Truth — Discernment or Discrimination What is the Source of Truth? From where does it come? Within? Or without? Are we an expression of something greater than ourselves? Are we a reflection of a higher power? Is all of creation an expression of the creativity of the Artist? Are we created in the […]

the space between

April 21, 2012

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I’m seeking a voice that’ll cross the spaces, a language that will speak with honor and respect to the sacred Space Between us all. We must find a new language of peace that creates, sustains, and reflects a culture of peace rather than the language of violence, inequality, and dominance that reflects the culture in […]

the power of poetry

May 6, 2011

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“I am signaling you through the flames.” “Wake up, the world’s on fire!” (Lawrence Ferlinghetti) “For poems are not words, after all, but fires for the cold, ropes let down to the lost, something as necessary as bread in the pockets of the hungry.” (Mary Oliver) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ POETRY BRINGS US TO OUR FEET Resulting in […]

real love

February 19, 2009

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  “I would not sing you to sleep But I would press my lips to your ear And hope the terror in my heart stirs you.” (Poem: “Lullaby” by Reetika Vazirani) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This poem is disturbing. Most of us don’t like to be disturbed. So we avoid things that stir us. This poem haunts me […]

through a glass darkly

November 20, 2008

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For now we see through a glass darkly (1 Corithians 13:12) Clearly seeing unbiased reality is sort of like being omniscient. None of us are any more capable of this wisdom than we are of absolute purity or righteousness; although it is something that we can and must strive toward; a life-long venture. As observers […]

the search for wisdom

November 19, 2008

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Pro 8:1 Doesn’t wisdom cry out? Doesn’t understanding raise her voice? Pro 8:2 On the top of high places by the way, Where the paths meet, she stands. Pro 8:3 Beside the gates, at the entry of the city, At the entry doors, she cries aloud: Pro 8:10 Receive my instruction rather than silver; Knowledge […]