…as I’ve researched, thought, and jogged my memory about 1968, I’ve realized that maybe what we’re going through today isn’t so different, and maybe there is ground for hope. So come with me as I re-live some of 1968.
Only beings with stories and myths can weave a cultural tapestry, and it’s through that cultural tapestry that we can bind larger groups together.
Originally posted on SONYA KASSAM:
It was no ordinary sermon… Once his words were heard whose heart would fail to soften which life remains untouched? He advised that words until uttered they remain in your control. and surely silence can be the most eloquent of replies. look at what is being said rather than who…
We don’t need to shave our heads, sit in the half-lotus position and wear robes to be appealing to more folks, but we do need to open up about our belief systems – the being as well as the doing – and we need to be more genuinely inclusive.
…I believe that’s what we are here. For why come to worship service if nothing’s going to change?
This is a great message as we return to our families and the spiritual communities of our childhood this Christian holiday season.
The Pentecostal Universalist Buddhist Bishop
I can tell you that each one of those traumas was a great teacher, but I can’t find one pleasant thing about any of them…
When life handed her lemons, she didn’t make lemonade, she planted a citrus garden.
…giving that makes use of the head as well as the heart – that uses economists, philosophers, business people, scientists to direct charitable gifts in the most effective ways.
What every single one of these issues has in common is that the opinions about them are fiercely held.