Phenomenal Cosmic Power–Itty-bitty Living Space

You may recall this quote from the genie (voiced so brilliantly by Robin Williams) in the animated movie “Aladdin.” Genie was describing himself, empowered to fulfill any wish, yet trapped inside a tiny bottle until summoned by a wisher. He could have been describing any one of us who have been filled with the HolyContinue reading “Phenomenal Cosmic Power–Itty-bitty Living Space”

Come, Listen, Follow

Journeying slowly through the Gospel of Luke I notice two parallel teachings of Jesus that challenge me. In these passages, Scripture comes to life, showing how the heart’s response to the teachings of Jesus must lead to corresponding actions. When it does, it results in our growth in wisdom and represents him well to theContinue reading “Come, Listen, Follow”

Ethical Fitness and the Overflow of the Heart

Do you consider yourself a good person? I certainly hope so. But, on what basis do any of us make that claim? I have a few answers to consider from Scripture, and from the field of ethics. I’ve arrived at this topic during the time of quarantine. During this time, whether aware of it orContinue reading “Ethical Fitness and the Overflow of the Heart”