find your own Sophia wisdom

Socrates believed that we all carried our own wisdom deep within and that it just needed to be coaxed out, usually with a series of questions. He demonstrated this one day on a small boy walking by. He asked him a series of questions, the boy answered, revealing to Socrates' disciples that he already had the knowledge.Jesus was no different. What did Jesus usually use in his teaching? Stories. Everyday stories that people already understood. Simple parables... like the one about flowers not … [Read more...]

drawing “wisdom” 50% off Valentine!

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! Today I'm selling everything in my store... originals, fine art prints, cards... everything! for 50% off! All you have to do is enter the code "HEART" in the coupon box to redeem your deep discount! CLICK HERE!I call this one "Wisdom". Our young woman continues her journey. She is finding wisdom, confirmed by the sudden and mysterious appearance of the owls. You can buy this at 50% off! CLICK HERE!I'm calling her Sophia.Need to talk with someone who understands and … [Read more...]

Bloom’s Taxonomy and Spiritual Wisdom

On the weekends, Saturday and Sunday from 9-6, I take a TESL course (Teaching English as a Second Language) in another city. Along with a full-time job it is exhausting but useful and informative.This week I learned about something you might already be familiar with: Bloom's Taxonomy of thinking skills. I find it  valuable when I apply to religious knowledge and spiritual wisdom. This is my own idea and only suggest this. I hope you find it helpful.Knowledge is the lowest form of thinking. … [Read more...]

cartoon: maturity measures

Didn't Martin Luther say that confusion is the highest wisdom? Didn't Anne Lamott say that the opposite of faith isn't doubt but certainty? Didn't St. John of the Cross insist that the dark night of the soul was the richest spiritual condition? Didn't Thomas Merton suggest that doubt is a necessarily corollary to faith, the rafters upon which faith is built? Didn't I just read somewhere that saying "I don't know" can be the greatest articulation of wisdom? Have you read "The Cloud of Unknowing"? … [Read more...]

The Smarter I Am The Stupider I Get!

Martin Luther said, Bewilderment is the true comprehension. … [Read more...]