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Christ as a hidden answer to despair

This is a quickly drafted response to Andrew S about this comment:

I don’t think that it is pain is a pre-requisite for understanding Christianity, but enormous pain is just a part of life- that is the message of the Buddha as well as Christ.

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Mentalities: Schizophrenia

Society. It dictates everything we say and do. We created it from scratch and follow it’s directions from birth to death. Sometimes we challenge it, and sometimes we manage to change it through revolution or enlightenment. 1,804 more words


Lent Day #10: Joining God in the Present

“Your future looks uncertain and feels flimsy – even precarious. That is how it should be. Secret things belong to the Lord, and future things are secret things. 480 more words

Verse of the Day

1 Timothy 4:16 – “Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them; for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself and them that hear thee”


American Gods in Branding

The most magnificent byproduct of leadership is inspiration. The best part of inspiration is it can come from anywhere! In previous articles I have talked about how… 744 more words


Zen Stories - 'A Cup of Tea'

Another short story from the book Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

A Cup of Tea

Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen. 246 more words


The Limitations That Exist Only In Our Mind

I’ve been an “amateur”, but very consistent, runner for over a decade.  I first took up running on the challenge of a law school classmate, who bet me that I would do better in my studies if I worked out 4-5 hours a week than if I dedicated that same amount of time to extra studying. 941 more words