I’m still here… safe in the eye of the storm

August 21, 2008

It’s been three weeks since my last post but I’m still here, very alive, and very aware that I am loved much. I suppose I could have made more effort to post something earlier… I dunno. I think my excuse is that I was hostage to the tyranny-of-August where the living-is-easy of summer finds itself merging into the rush hour traffic of back-to-school-mania. Read the rest of this entry »

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Beyond “Form” and other F-words

August 2, 2008

“religion is a shame-management system, often with the best of intentions and always with the worst of results”  — So You Don’t Want To Go To Church Any More, by Wayne Jacobsen & Dave Coleman

Religion communicates out of a context of fear and shame. Some friends and I were talking just this week about the law orientation of religion versus the love language God actually speaks.   Read the rest of this entry »