Had some thoughts after church today, coming from worship and also from many experiences as a chaplain. As one who gravitates towards psychoanalysis (especially Kohut’s theory of Self…… Read more “Idealizing transference and religion”
It is not naive or small-minded to settle on one spiritual path or rest with one tradition or religion. There is a time in life for being…… Read more “Dig your well deep”
Thank you for your words, once again, Richard. Here, he talks about the all-too-common dualism in Christianity (about the 7:00 mark). From the Evolutionary Christianity website. Richard…… Read more “Rohr – Christians have a phd in “either/or””
A STORY as told by Fr. Anthony de Mello: A reading from the scriptures: This is what the Lord says: There was once a goose that laid…… Read more “The Golden Egg”
When I desire the happiness in our children, and mark our progress as humanity by that, I am not referring to children as never crying. I am not ruling out other marks of a progressive society, but merely desiring a shift in priority. What does our society claim as proof of our progression? Happiness is something more than self-satisfied, self-interested, and self-serving. It something greater than an innocent or unaware naivety.