The church frequently reports extraordinary things, and sometimes they are exaggerated beyond the truth and become ludicrous. Therefore, I advise you not to accuse your brother Roricus unjustly in your heart, and not to move beyond the bounds in speaking depraved words about him. God knows that you do not act rightly in this matter. … Continue reading "…sometimes they are exaggerated beyond the truth and become ludicrous."
Don and Lee Talk About Happiness This week I was unable to record with Don, but I thoroughly enjoyed the episode. It was great hearing Don sit down with another person in his discipleship group. Honestly, I want a Don and Lee series. Check it out. I have been having audio linking issues so if … Continue reading Don, Lee, and Evangebros
Photo by Jonathan Meyer on Pexels.com Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed … Continue reading Advent: Hope
Once again I heard a voice from heaven that said this to me: God has commanded for humanity's benefit all of creation, which God made on the heights and in the depths. If humanity abuses their position over the rest of God's creation and commits evil deeds, God will then allow other creatures to punish … Continue reading “Other creatures are not here just to serve our bodily needs”
unsplash-logoGareth Harper When I was growing up, Christmas was about a few things. First among them, obviously were the gifts. Giving and receiving the right ones. However, there was something about that change in the atmosphere, not just because of the weather, but the attitude everyone had with one another. Maybe that is why this … Continue reading Advent
And I heard the Living Light, say to me: Therefore you see "an extremely bright light," which signifies the Father, who is without the stains of illusion, failure, or deceit. And in the light is "the figure of a man the color of sapphire," which represents the Son, who is without the stains f hardheartedness, … Continue reading “It was all burning in a delightful red fire.”
A few months ago I realized I wanted to learn more about the mystics of the Middle Ages (well, pre and post Middle Ages as well). I realized that the only parts of church history I am aware of, or writings of church fathers, are centralized around the men of the past. And for myself, … Continue reading “The Nature of God”