Started reading this today http://a.co/dCUfEOH
It seems to me sometimes that we don’t own our stuff, rather our stuff owns us….https://goo.gl/ggrcC8
We accumulate so much stuff, it gets in the way and sometimes causes arguments. We hold on to stuff for sentimental value but it is stuffed away hidden in a cardboard box in a dark rarely entered room….
Books I looked at today whilst lurking in Barnes & Noble….
The Energy of Prayer…https://goo.gl/SCfZ1n
The Quest For Mary Magdalene https://goo.gl/nLInwM
The Cyber Effect….https://goo.gl/HNBnTN
Just finished this When We Were Animals
Great book !
Series of talks and essays about religion on TED….
TED Studies are curated video collections for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Understanding Islam, TED speakers talk about the faith practiced by more than 1.5 billion people worldwide and often misunderstood.
Source: Religion: Understanding Islam | TED Studies | Read | TED.com
Source: (3) Elizabeth Smart – Facebook Search
I saw this on facebook this morning….
“Family values” is more than a political slogan. It’s a core feature in the identity of conservative evangelicals born from a response to the 1960s counterculture. Art Remillard talks with Seth Dowland about his new book, Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right. Dowland is assistant professor of religion at Pacific Lutheran University
Source: First Impressions #72: Seth Dowland on Family Values and the Rise of the Christian Right
Check out Interfaith Voices on the web and on public radio. Excellent podcasts and articles about the role of religion in our lives….
On Thu Aug 11 I walked 14,544 steps.
On Wed Aug 10 I walked 8,715 steps. Not too bad 87% of goal….
Listen to bluegrass whilst waiting on my sandwich….
Here are some misc pics taken by me and other family members. We all had a good time and plenty to eat….. Continue reading
Interesting book that I want to read…..http://goo.gl/tKqgpN
A recent book by Thomas Jay Oord that presents God’s love as non-controlling has me thinking about how we might imagine this idea at its fullest extension. Tom’s rigorous way of following this line of thinking to a surprising conclusion left me wondering if we need to exercise our imaginations considerably more than usual to consider how much divine love can actually accomplish.
I like this….
Life in God as a Never Ending Journey http://goo.gl/riC9SS
“Seeker is a digital network dedicated to the spirit of adventure and pursuit of wonder. Follow us as we tour new locales uncovering forgotten stories, remarkable people and abandoned places”…..http://www.seeker.com/
Busy weekend ! I bought a new car and my older daughter and family moved out of my house into their new house ! And my younger daughter and family came down to visit for the weekend ! A good time was had by all…..
Also, some stats for my walking…. Continue reading
Here’s an article detailing Donald Trump and the rise of American authoritarianism. Interesting and more than a little bit scary…..http://goo.gl/47lP7w
This looks like a site worth investigating. Wish Dish online writing community http://goo.gl/tgt8jP