Our Essential, True-Self Identity

An Introduction How I view myself will determine the entire spectrum of who I am. This is the fabric of my core self. One way that I do this is to create an image of myself that I believe will be received by the world. I carefully fabricate this image of myself and nurture itContinue reading “Our Essential, True-Self Identity”

The Spiritual Formation Practice of Submisson

I have been thinking a lot about submission these days. Actually this has been going on for sometime, but it is only recently that I am discovering this as a significant practice of spiritual formation. The discipline of submission does not surface very often. In a culture that embraces and pursues individualism, any conversation aboutContinue reading “The Spiritual Formation Practice of Submisson”

Pursuing Something Greater than Right or Wrong Thinking

Can I live in the space above being right and wrong, and instead simply live in the space of just Being?  Right and wrong living:  eliminates curiosity  presses me into proving I am right even though I am wrong changes my relationship with others causes me to miss the truth changes how I view myselfContinue reading “Pursuing Something Greater than Right or Wrong Thinking”

Our Essential, True Self Identity (Part 5)

When Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from. the water, suddenly the heaves were opened to him and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:16-17)Continue reading “Our Essential, True Self Identity (Part 5)”

Our Essential, True-Self Identity (Part 4)

The Father and I are one.  The Jews took up stones again to stone him. Jesus replied, “I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these are you going to stone me?” The Jews answered, “It is not for a good works that we are going to stone you, butContinue reading “Our Essential, True-Self Identity (Part 4)”