Never has a greater commandment been uttered to assist people in their relationships with one another. Whether it is taken in its true context, or whether it is taken as one person's relationship with another person, the message is extremely clear - love each other as the ultimate lover, Jesus, loved and loves. To love each other as we would like to be loved ourselves will free us to truly be ourselves. To forgive, to show compassion and understanding, to see the best in othe
Forgiveness is a most difficult process but an absolutely essential need within all humans. People need to forgive others for their wrongdoing towards them. Others need to forgive us for our failings. We need to forgive ourselves. Forgiveness offered and received is essential for the relationship to repair. Of course, this is not a simple procedure or one with an inevitable outcome. It depends on so much… We must also appreciate and accept God into our earthly relationships.
If we are to assume that the concept of an absolutely loving God exists, then it follows that God would give creation the Free Will needed to express human love for and with God and the creative world. This absolute Free Will, in turn, allows humanity to make decisions for or against God. We decide individually, and collectively through our various systems and communities, how this world operates, who gains and loses, who and what is valued, and the future direction of people
God is beautiful!
We are naturally attracted to the beautiful. We love and enjoy the beauty of nature, the beauty of animals, the beauty of humanity. Who has not sat under the clear night sky, well away from the city lights, and marvelled at the shear awesome beauty of the cosmic universe?
Maybe this a metaphor for a realistic approach for finding God? Get as far away from the busyness of life as is possible and sit in awe with the wonder of God. Here is a good place to f
There are so many reasons to believe in God. These are on several levels, some of which I use personally and will be discussed here. There are the experiential occasions, the WOW moments, the scientific, the intellectual, the philosophical, the literary and the historical levels. The difficulty is that those not open to the possibility of God or who are deliberately against this openness, have already shut the gate to discovering God – for that moment in time. From a personal