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The Magi

The gratuitousness of the three Magi, who sought out the Master of Christianity, is overlooked and hardly mentioned.

This gratuitousness was evident in their humility and gratitude in bearing and delivering three gifts. These gifts were the essential ingredients necessary for Jesus’ journey to fulfilling his purpose as the instrument for delivering a message of love and freedom.

Each of the gifts had a special meaning necessary to promote the person he became.  They are: Read more »

Dreams as Instructions for Healing

 

A student wrote in who had recently had surgery to remove a tumor and is currently receiving chemo. A devout Christian, she shared that she uses the rosary in meditation and prayer for herself and others, often ending with a visualization or mental imagery that I had given her.  Read more »

Faith: A Powerful Human Force

Faith is one of the most powerful forces known to us humans. It is a greater power than any known physical one. Faith entails an intimate and personal connection to God and is one of the 7 gifts rain down from above to us. As with any sacred force, it can be used for beneficial aims or destructive ones. Read more »

Donald Trump: A Spiritual Perspective

This is not a political piece. This is about spiritual education.

In the western spiritual tradition, we pay attention to the events of our daily life experience using them as the practice ground for spiritual evolution. 

Some of the major characteristics of becoming or being a true human-being include being: 

Considerate Read more »

From Gratitude to Gratuitousness

I brought an indigent man a muffin from a cart the other day.  He walked up to the cart and motioned toward it but was not able to speak, except to grunt something that sounded like “muffin.”  After paying, I offered my gratitude to God for giving me the opportunity to perform this gratuitous act. Read more »

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