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Fortune cookie-sized advice linked to a mighty fine song (or poem).
The Cost of Numbing, featuring “Stubborn Love” by The Lumineers
From every nook and cranny the sirens of profit and culture sing a numbing song, inviting us into the soft glaze of pain-freeness. Hurt, pain, sorrow, grief? We’ve got a drug, a drink, a sport for … [Read more...]
LIFE: A journey without destination featuring “And I say hey, hey, hey” by 4 Non Blondes
What if there was no destination, only a journey? Wouldn’t you still go along for the ride? You still wouldn’t want to miss a single minute of the journey, would you? … [Read more...]
“When you’re happy like a fool let it take you over. When everything is out you gotta take it in.” Featuring “Good Life” by OneRepublic There are moments so sweet the taste of life’s … [Read more...]
Sacrament: outward and visible sign of an inward and invisible grace, or the unseen presence of God made visible in our presence. There is someone’s face we need to see as a sacrament so we can … [Read more...]
Give us shelter!
The shelter we need is just a shout away, everywhere on the globe. The shelter we need is in one another as we sing together instead of making war and money for ourselves. … [Read more...]
When our perspective is a keyhole every death is a tragedy and every disaster catastrophic. When that keyhole becomes a telescope even the death of a planet or star reveals the birth of new … [Read more...]
A Thin Place Within…Featuring “Stone’s Throw” by National Parks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SV7Lz3MYvKM Just as a sacred place is one where the veil between God and Creation has grown thin, so we find those thin places within ourselves where we … [Read more...]
RIVERS & ROADS
Loneliness is the problem of finding peace within our own skin. When the peace that surpasses all understanding is missing our family and friends can be in the same room and we’ll still be … [Read more...]