We can change history.
My daily prayer time begins with prayer for various chronic health conditions. The last one on the list is my right ear: for years, I’ve had significant hearing loss in that ear resulting from a patulous eustachian tube. I believe my youngest brother, my mother, and her mother all have or had the same thing in the same ear also.
One morning, I came to that point in my prayers, and stopped. I noted that I have prayed for that condition every day for many years, and there has never been any change. I said, maybe this is no more likely to be healed in this life, than Verna Moeller’s disfigurement was likely to be healed in this life. She is beyond the veil, now, but at that moment I devoted significant time and energy to her healing.
Continue reading Verna Moeller, saint in light
Empathy is the ability to see another person’s point of view.
Continue reading Frames of reference
The party line can change a thousand times.
The believers still believe.
Continue reading Coping mechanisms
A Friend posted this on FaceBook:
Someone commented, “I don’t know how to stop thinking. Not until I lay down at night. Brain is always busy with something. Wish I could turn it off.”
Here I will seek to meet that person’s need.
Continue reading First steps toward silence
Here’s a new word: Equanimity.
I can’t even pronounce it.
Continue reading Poop
Some months back, I linked to this article and said I would need to devote more time to it at a later date. A later date has come. It lists fifteen physiological and psychological differences between liberals and conservatives. Some interest me more than others. Let me begin with a fairly bare-bones presentation of the list. Continue reading Science and the left wing and the right
There is no truth without love.
Put differently, an open mind requires an open heart. Continue reading Open heart