Tag: suffering

Pain and Illusion

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a story is worth millions, right?  In the last two posts we looked at a couple of movies (stories) that were allegories of our life in this reality.  How about we pick up where we left off? We are taught from an early age that this…

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Passion or Suffering

There are many words in the Greek that can be translated as suffering.  Some of them are obvious, unambiguous translations like this one: [Mat 16:21 KJV] 21 From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests…

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Zōē Moment

Do you ever feel like a ship on a rough sea?  How about a kite on a windy day?  How about a house of cards?  Maybe you have a sense that you are a house built on shifting sands?  Sometimes we feel so out of control.  Sometimes we make plans to see them fail.  Sometimes…

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Ready or Not

I’m not sure how it starts. I can’t recall an event. It is more like a waking dream or an undercurrent of some kind. For me it has always been a restlessness that just won’t go away. It isn’t painful or upsetting. It is more like an unresolved issue that is really important but you…

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