Category Archives: Spirituality

Breathing Under Water, Spirituality and the 12 Steps by Richard Rohr

I recently started reading a book by Richard Rohr on how the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous are rooted in the gospel message of Jesus.  An interesting and fascinating topic to say the least.  One passage that struck me was … Continue reading

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“You Have Eyes, Huntsman, but You Do Not See”

I watched Snow White and The Huntsman this weekend and one of the scenes in the movie reminded me of a past post about how there is often more going on around us than we realize.  In the movie one … Continue reading

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Happiness and the Separation of Light and Dark

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”  –Pablo Picasso  Greetings from Hollywood, CA by way of Austin, TX.  It was a busy week in Austin, and will be … Continue reading

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“Come Up to Me On the Mountain and Be There,” Wednesday Wisdom (Exodus Part 4)

Today I want to talk about a verse that seems simple at first glance but has simply blown me away this summer.  In Exodus 34 God says to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and be there.” At … Continue reading

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The Ineffable; Wednesday Wisdom

“What smites us with unquenchable amazement is not that which we grasp and are able to convey but that which lies within our reach but beyond our grasp; not the quantitative aspect of nature but something qualitative; not what is … Continue reading

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Beautiful People Do Not Just Happen, Wednesday Wisdom

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life … Continue reading

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The Great Stories

This quote from the Two Towers has resonated with me a lot lately.  This has been an incredibly difficult summer for me, but also the most rewarding summer of my life.  The summer started out with everything possible going wrong … Continue reading

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