Inherent Wisdom

Wisdom is found in the production of peace. It is in the unity with God and with one another – the bond, the relationships we make, to nurture and protect. Wisdom is infused in the glory of God, the evidence of God’s presence in us and in creation. It increases with the transformation of us into the More Than – into more of who God created us to be – image-bearers. Glorious. Love.

Pi Day

Pi (3.14159265 . . .) is the mathematical term that expresses the circumference of a circle as a ratio of slightly more than three times the diameter of a circle. Diameter recalls the linear nature of time as we experience and perceive it. That the circumference is about three times the diameter, but not exactly—and… Continue reading Pi Day

Image of God, Loving Relationship and Creation Care

Delfo Canceran offers a stunning reflection on the Image of God as articulated in the creation narratives in Genesis. In a 2011 issue of the Asia Journal of Theology, he sets out to redeem the patristic, male-centric rendering and interpretations of the creation narrative and full humanity of all humanity resulting from God’s creative activity.… Continue reading Image of God, Loving Relationship and Creation Care

Sitting Shiva at the Tomb

  The corporate world, medical sciences, even the health care industry, have research that suggest those engaged in mindfulness (e.g., meditation, yoga, spiritual practices) have significantly better physical and mental health, are more productive and vastly more creative. Still more, those who are intentional about taking time for quiet and stillness have an overall sense… Continue reading Sitting Shiva at the Tomb

The Eucharist and Being

When recently engaged in conversation with my mother about the Eucharist, I was reminded of Zizioulas’, Being and Communion. The event of celebrating Communion, while a distinctive element in most all churches that name Jesus as the Christ, is the source of too many divisions when the question of its essence emerges. Zizioulas offers some… Continue reading The Eucharist and Being