What if we chose to be here because we so loved the world that we poured ourselves into it? To make ourselves and existence whole. To reveal the divinity even in the deepest suffering.
What if life is a great gift – given by God to us, given by us to God, given to existence, from existence, and for existence? … More Redemptive Love
On the difference between fact & Truth.
That which is transient, pertaining to form is a fact.
That which is eternally true, that which is representative of reality – is Truth … More Fact & Truth: The Fundemental Difference
Man is a quest – not a question, but a quest. A question can be solved intellectually, but a quest must be solved existentially. It is not that we are seeking some answers to some questions; it is that we are seeking some answer to our being. It is a quest, because questions are about others. A quest … More The Monomyth
What follows is a transcription taken from a reading by Bart Marshall of a section of his forthcoming book Christ Sutras . The book compiles the complete recorded sayings of Jesus Christ from twenty-five different gospels, not just the four canonical. Marshall says his intention in compiling the book is to create a document … More The Teaching of Jesus of Nazareth
Among Blind Willie Johnson’s 30 recordings of blues/gospel songs with fire and brimstone intensity is one song which stands alone as singular and haunting. Recorded in 1927, the instrumental Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground is unlike any of his other songs and unlike any other song on this earth. About Blind Willie … More Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground