Category Archives: Human spirit

Impoverished Abundance

I remember Thanksgiving growing up in a broken home. Learning to share what I was thankful for around the table was a cornucopia of tears and pain for the enormous ache in my soul and the deep splinter in my … Continue reading

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Soul Serenade

You may be distracted numerous times. And perhaps your entire practice will be full of sensations clamoring for attention (like monkeys in a banana tree). These distractions are YOU in the Flesh. Be abhorred, you are being judged, Cross examined, … Continue reading

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The Agony of Faith (Mental and Emotional Pain)

To those who are suffering mentally and can’t grasp a hold of things emotionally.  1 Timothy 6:12 – Fight the good fight of faith.  The idea of a fight is a grueling contest, a struggle in the soul.  In the … Continue reading

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Recovering from Addiction is an Addiction

Addiction is anything that I am using in a sense to try to cope in a way that ends up defacing or disfiguring the image of God inside of me. Man’s primary addiction is to The Lie that believes…”I am … Continue reading

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the Wizard of Oz in the Heartland

People who are stuck in life or love many times act like the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz, searching or reaching for an Oil Can to help stop the squeak and retard the rust. Offering relief to the … Continue reading

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Who am I to Judge?

“Who am I to judge?” -Pope Francis For many in our times that only means, who am I to judge others?  However, it must also mean, who am I to judge God?  If God has already spoken and judged something … Continue reading

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Life as Participation

After conversion, you don’t look out at reality; you look out from reality. In other words, God is not “out there”; you are in God and God is in you. You are in the middle of Reality! You’re a part … Continue reading

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