From the Pagan blog The Wild Hunt | The role of religious faith in the life and work of first repsonders Faith, Crises and the First Responder
Faith is not believing in the scientific, historical or legal veracity of facts. It is so much more than that.... People often think of faith as belief that something exists or is real. But there is more to it than mere acknowledgement of facts; faith is more of a verb than a noun. Faith is … Continue reading Thoughts on faith…..
The Zen Way Back | This on-line book looks to be interesting....
Remember man, you are dust and to dust you shall return. Death is my constant companion and your's too. I suppose that may sound melodramatic but think about it; it's the plain truth. So why am I contemplating my mortality today ? It's still Christmas, not Ash Wednesday ! The reason is that I had … Continue reading Remember man, you are dust and to dust y …
What Orthodox Quakers Believe- Beliefnet.com I took the quiz today and this was my top faith according to the quiz. I'm not a Quaker but I can see how I got the score as I do have many points of agreement with Quakers. I grew up as Lutheran and lately have been attending Eucharist at … Continue reading my faith according to the beliefnet.com quiz with lots of links….
Christian Orthodoxy is not a Dental Procedure. Another good article from the Blind Chihuahua site. Loving one's neighbor and trying to do what Jesus taught; more important than any particular dogmas. "Probing doubt is the handmaid of faith".
http://speakingoffaith.publicradio.org/ -- this is one of my favorites to listen to on NPR
Yesterday in Church one of the readings was the story about the Canaanite Woman found in Matthew 15 where a Canaanite Woman pleads with Jesus to heal her daughter. Jesus tells her that he was sent for the Jews and tells her it would not be right to give the children's food to dogs ! … Continue reading thoughts about Matthew 15