God is Always on the Road Ahead

“The road ahead may be veiled from sight—but you must teach yourself to regard the unknown as friendly.  Remember that God is always on the road ahead.”  Emmet Fox   Advent is our initiation into the unknown.  The first spiritual power recognized in the Advent season is the power of Faith. …

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There’s A Crack in Everything

“Forget your perfect offering.  There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen I’ve had and continue to have the privilege of spending a lot of time with people who’ve been whupped (the dictionary defines that quaint term as, “to subject an opponent to a…

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If there’s no grace, it’s not God.  The Gospel news is that no matter what is going on, there is always more God power than there is problem.  Our job is to see it, believe it, and act from that place.  Yes, it takes effort and it takes courage.  But…

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Happy Halloween!

Ghosts, goblins, and possibly students currently enrolled in Monsters University will soon be knocking at our doors demanding candy.  The real fun is in giving them due respect with our gasps and looks of horror!  This ancient practice of acknowledging all that frightens us is good for the soul.  It…

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What Works?  What Doesn’t?

It’s easy to play the blame game—pointing the finger at either yourself or someone else.  While that may provide temporary relief from what is upsetting, it doesn’t improve a thing.  Blame never brings change.  Accountability does.  When we are ready for authentic progress we stop blaming and instead begin to…

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