“When Jesus talked about the kingdom of God, he was not prophesying about some easy, danger-free perfection that will someday appear. He was talking about a state of being, a way of living at ease among the joys and sorrows of our world. It is possible, he said, to be as simple and beautiful as the birds of the sky or the lilies of the field, who are always within the eternal Now. We don’t need to earn it. It is already ours.”

Stephen Mitchell, The Gospel According to Jesus

Weekly Newsletter 7/8/2018-7/14/2018