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Cutting Through Illusions

Originally posted on Richer By Far:
“Every day that you attempt to see things as they are in truth is a supremely successful day.” Vernon Howard “It seems to me that the most basic problem is not political, it is…

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Faith & Relaxation…

Catholic theologian James Allison [talked] about how we think faith is about striving – keeping parameters, calling people out for not having it right, spiritual practices, doctrinal purity… whatever – but that really faith is about relaxing. Specifically, relaxing in … Continue reading

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Radically Good

The gospel is radical. Did you know that…? I didn’t, for a long time. I knew the gospel to be God’s demanding rules on our self-denial and the framework for some kind of achievement scale. No kidding. And I took it seriously. And … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day

It’s National Coming Out Day! If that feels like encouragement to you, enjoy and leap out of the closet!  If not, take your time. Only you know when you’re ready.  Two bits of advice for those who decide it’s time: … Continue reading

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God in the Neighbourhood

  not quite part of it/ not so much into expectations/ not the tidiest dress code/ but the kids love her (even though some nervous parents pull them away)/ there’s something about her/ she’s one of those dancing-in-the-rain types you … Continue reading

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On Being Unconventional IV

It has been the story of my life that the more I knew my own truth, the more I tried to live my truth faithfully, and the more open and trusting my relationship with God became – the less I … Continue reading

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On Being Unconventional III

Let’s consider that, yes, I could go forward for selection to the priesthood. And if I tell the church that I accept its view on homosexuality, they’d be fine with that too. Thing is, I do not accept their position on … Continue reading

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