USE YOUR SPIRITUAL IMAGINATION

So often, when we think about our imagination and using it, we think about creating something like some of artwork or creative writing. We think of works of art that we see in museums, galleries, or hear at poetry readings, writing exchanges, or even at comedy nights at local clubs. We tend to think ofContinue reading “USE YOUR SPIRITUAL IMAGINATION”

ASSUMPTIONS AND IMAGINATION

Earlier today I woke up singing The Temptations song, It’s just my imagination and at first it reminded me of all the times I had been told to not be so imaginative. There are times that having an imagination can be positive and help us develop a deeper relationship with the Divine. There are alsoContinue reading “ASSUMPTIONS AND IMAGINATION”

IS THE UNIVERSE A FRIENDLY PLACE OR NOT?

The universe has a sense of humor. Recently I had read that Albert Einstein, when asked to identify the most important question in life, said, “Is the universe a friendly place or not?” Shortly, after reading the question on which I was going to reflect, my computer began dinging, the equivalent of you’ve got mail.Continue reading “IS THE UNIVERSE A FRIENDLY PLACE OR NOT?”

LESSONS FROM THE DESERT DWELLER

One of my favorite places to go for nourishment and inspiration is the Spiritual Literacy library on YouTube. This week I was pulled in by a one-minute story about the hospitality of a person known as nothing more than the Desert Dweller. According to the story, this person has lived in the desert most, ifContinue reading “LESSONS FROM THE DESERT DWELLER”

HOSPITALITY AND HOSTILITY

It is interesting how hospitality and hostility sound so much alike but are practiced so differently. Other than the first three letters, these practices have nothing in common. Hospitality is about building bridges and welcoming all of humanity. Hostility is about building divides that separate us from one another. Hospitality thrives on peace and healingContinue reading “HOSPITALITY AND HOSTILITY”