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A New Age, A New World, a New God??

“In the case of a world which is by nature evolutive. . .God is not conceivable (either structurally or dynamically) except in so far as he coincides with (as a sort of “formal” cause) but without being lost in, the … Continue reading

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The “Whole” Family of Jesus

Remember- to Jesus, Family was more than parents! Someone told him, “Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you.” He replied to him, “Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?” Pointing to his disciples, … Continue reading

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Christmas Musings

“The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. 10 He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him.” Jn 1:9-10 Christmas, celebrates the birth of Jesus, the TRUE LIGHT that … Continue reading

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The Reason for the Incarnation: Sin or Love

“He has become like a man, so that men should be like him.”  Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship Here are several quotes that you can use to reflect on the meaning of the Incarnation. For Anselm, sin is the reason … Continue reading

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A Soul-less America needs Jesus!

SEARCHING FOR SPIRITUAL FIRE by Anthony Massimini, PhD    In 1983, a study found our educational system so dysfunctional that it declared us, “a nation at risk.”  Today, when we look at our self-inflicted political, economic and cultural dysfunction, we … Continue reading

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Waiting in Expectation

ADVENT by Anthony Massimini, Ph.D    Some years ago I visited a rehab facility for people who suffered from severe accidents, especially head wounds.  A nurse took me around to visit the patients, many of whom could hardly lift their … Continue reading

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Jung on Soul Tending

“Without soul, spirit is as dead as matter…because both are artificial abstractions; whereas man originally regarded spirit as a volatile body, and matter as not lacking in soul.” Jung (1938)[1] Sue Mehrtens is the author of this post and member of … Continue reading

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Spiritual Fitness

To be open to the Spirit of the Sacred (aka, God) we must nurture our body, our mind, and our soul or human consciousness which makes us who we are. St. Paul compared spiritual development to a race toward a … Continue reading

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Planet Earth: Our Common Home

What is the Season of Creation? The Season of Creation is a monthlong prayerful observance that calls the planet’s 2.2 billion Christians to pray and care for God’s creation. It’s a time to reflect on our relationship with the environment … Continue reading

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Does God Need Our Worship??

“I don’t want your sacrifices—I want your love; I don’t want your offerings—I want you to know me. Hosea 6:6 Acceptable Worship by Kurt Struckmeyer  https://followingjesus.org/ In his letter to the Christians at Rome, Saint Paul suggested that an ethical … Continue reading

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