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Going Beyond the Prism

The following is a chapter from “The Flip Side.”  If you haven’t read the last post, I recommend you read it so you have context for this chapter.

For years I practiced and practiced to be a good golfer. Golf can be so frustrating and at the same time extremely gratifying. Like so much of our temporal life as a journey of awakening, Golf is a game of opposites and the harder you try the less progress you make, or so it seems.

Maybe you aren’t a golfer and this allegory doesn’t work for you, but I bet you have experienced something similar, maybe many times. The ever-present moment has a way of invading our unconsciousness to bring light into the darkness. Maybe it is a song on the radio, a sunset, a beautiful scene, or an intimate moment in a relationship…or maybe hitting a golf ball.
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Salvation and LJT part two

Do you ever ask the question “why am I here?”  Do you wonder about why things are as they are?  Don’t you think about how all this comes together?  Don’t you ponder what happens in the next life?  Maybe those … Continue reading

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Salvation and LJT part one

In the last few posts I have attempted to set the stage for many posts about Lena and Judy and Trudy (LJT).  I believe these characters give us tremendous insight into who we really are and who we were intended … Continue reading

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Rewards in Heaven???

Mat 5:12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. (ESVST) Why do we read this verse in its negative contrast?  What I mean is why do we … Continue reading

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Past Present Future

“Salvation” isn’t an event, it is a continuum of encounter with the one who saves…Jesus.  It is a product of relationship.  It is a precursor to relationship.  It is a culmination of relationship.  It is a past, present and future … Continue reading

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Wrong Obsession

Why are we so obsessed with hell anyway? I believe our sin obsession is tied to our hell obsession. If we believe sinning puts us in hell, then we need to stop sinning or find some way to have our … Continue reading

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Fallen Logs

Mat 7:1 “ Judge not, that you be not judged. 2 For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. 3 Why do you see the speck … Continue reading

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Jesus Evangelism Part II

Jesus didn’t die to pay for our sin, He came to take it away.  Sin is a product of a fallen nature and a fallen world.  It is like a disease that needs a cure.  It isn’t something that is … Continue reading

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Flesh and Spirit: part 3

Rom 8:6 For the wisdom of the flesh is death; but the wisdom of the spirit is life and peace. (Douay-Rheims Bible) Col 3:2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth (ESV) I … Continue reading

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The People You Meet

I expect you all know the meaning of the words arrogance and pride.  Here is what Webster says: Arrogance: an insulting way of thinking or behaving that comes from believing that you are better, smarter, or more important than other … Continue reading

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