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On the mountain called Mount Tabor, something extraordinary happened. As Jesus prayed, his face changed, the disciples saw him in indescribable light. And they heard a voice from heaven saying, "This is my beloved Son." In fact, the disciples suddenly saw who Jesus...read more
"There are a growing number of us who have become acutely aware that Jesus’s story has been hijacked by a number of other stories, stories Jesus isn’t interested in telling, because they have nothing to do with what he came to do. The plot has been lost, and it’s time...read more
Our desire to "let God in" is always opposed by an internal mechanism that develops in each of us. We usually call it the ego, sometimes the false self or shadow self depending on who we read. The biblical language is to call it "the accuser". Whatever the name, it...read more
“If we are to love our neighbors, before doing anything else we must see our neighbors. With our imagination as well as our eyes, that is to say like artists, we must see not just their faces but the life behind and within their faces. Here it is love that is the...read more
“Just remaining quietly in the presence of God, listening to Him, being attentive to Him, requires a lot of courage and know-how.” Thomas Merton Weekly Newsletter...read more
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." -Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. As we reflect this week on the late Dr. King and his contributions to civil rights and civil discourse, it is important to...read more