Sacred Connections

John 17:6-11 NRSV Perhaps you’ve heard of a little movie called Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. One particular character in the story is called Chirrut Îmwe (played by Donnie Yen). Chirrut says a mantra throughout the film: I am one with the force and the force is with me. He repeats this phrase over […]

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Spiritual Quotient

John 14:15-21 There is a book that I have recommended and I’ll do it again. It is SQ 21, or Spiritual Quotient 21, by author Cindy Wigglesworth. This book really spoke to me and inspired me; I highly recommend it and would value your response to it. Ms. Wigglesworth defines spiritual quotient as: the ability […]

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Community within, Community Expressed

Sense8 is an original TV series streaming on Netflix, created by the Wachowskis, the two people behind the Matrix trilogy. Sense8, a play on the sensate, tells the story of eight strangers: Capheus, Sun, Nomi, Kala, Riley, Wolfgang, Lito and Will, each from a different culture and part of the world. As the story develops, […]

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Moving Day

John 1:35-42 The last couple of years I have been wrestling with a question that probably I should continue to wrestle with: Where am I going? It’s really a question akin to what is the meaning of life I suppose, but where am I going rings truer for me, because I like movement and I’m […]

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Unity…but Not the Fake Kind

John 17:1-11    Grab a dictionary—or more likely—google it. The word unity. Here’s the definition: the state of being one; oneness. 2.   a whole or totality as combining all its parts into one. 3. oneness of mind, feeling, etc., as among a number of persons; concord, harmony, or agreement. And now, let me tell you a […]

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