January 19, 2024

Saying 92 Jesus said: “Seek, and you will find; but the things you asked me in those days and I did not tell you then, now I desire to tell them, but you do not ask about them.”   It’s curious that Jesus begins this

January 17, 2024

In my book, SOLA DEUS: What If God Is All Of Us?, I talk about our need, as a species, to overcome the illusion of an us vs them mentality to become like little children again — Children who have eyes to see the reality that only comes when we embrace the metanoia transformation of our minds. One of the best tools for expressing this process of awakening is something called Spiral Dynamics. Authors Don Edward Beck and Christopher Cowan introduced... Read more

January 12, 2024

SAYING 91 They said to him, “Tell us who you are, that we may believe in you.” He said to them, “You test the face of the sky and of the earth, and him who is before you, you have not known, and you do

January 6, 2024

SAYING 90 Jesus said, “Come to me, for my yoke is easy and my lordship is gentle, and you will find rest for yourselves.”   This saying may be so familiar to us from the New Testament Gospels that we can barely see it with

January 3, 2024

So, I had a weird dream the other night. My grandfather [Papa James] was helping me gather bedding for the night. I was with a musician friend and we were planning to sleep in the guest room which was under the ground and accessible only through a narrow opening. As we were standing outside the door to this underground bunker we saw a two-headed snake crawling near us. It was joined by the head and had two separate bodies [rather... Read more

December 30, 2023

SAYING 89 Jesus said, “Why do you wash the outside of the cup? Do you not understand that he who made the inside is also he who made the outside?”   As we’ve seen, some of the sayings recorded in Thomas have parallels in the

December 26, 2023

Over the last few months I’ve been going through a bit of a paradigm shift. The main catalyst for this change has been my realization that we are not separated from God, and that our Divine Unity points to our connection with everyone and everything around us. This reality has been confirmed for me in the sayings of Jesus from the Gospel of Thomas, in the writings of the mystics from a variety of faith traditions, and in the scientific... Read more

December 22, 2023

SAYING 88 Jesus said: The angels and the prophets will come to you, and they will give you what is yours. You also, give them what is in your hands, and say to yourselves: On what day will they come to take what is theirs?

December 20, 2023

I Am. You Are. When the one who is hungry reminds me of me When the lonely one is my twin brother When the broken one is my only son When the immigrant is me When the prisoner is myself When the dead child is mine When the crying mother is me When the girl cutting herself is making me bleed When the boy under the rubble crushes my chest When the drowned baby in the pool keeps me from... Read more

December 16, 2023

SAYING 87 Jesus said: “Wretched is the body which depends on a body, and wretched is the soul which depends on these two.”   Whenever a body depends on a body, it is already deceived by the illusion of separation. If we regard ourselves as

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