Anxiety and Death, Part 4

Anxiety and Death, Part 4 You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife...or anything that belongs to your neighbor. Exodus 20:17 When we are anxious, we are dead to the moment. We may be physically alive, but we are separated from what makes us a living, conscious being. That … Continue reading Anxiety and Death, Part 4

Anxiety and Death, Part 2

Anxiety and Death, Part 2 Therefore, do not worry, saying, “What will we eat?” or “What will we wear?” …indeed your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. Matthew 6:31-32 While I do not wish to pile more guilt or shame onto the already overburdened shoulders of my anxious brothers and sisters, I … Continue reading Anxiety and Death, Part 2

Dreams and Dying, Part 3

Dreams and Dying, Part 3 Everything that’s good, everything that’s abiding, everything that’s worthy, everything that’s generative about a human being arises on the other side of our fear of death. Cynthia Bourgeault [1] Throughout this discussion I have presented dreams as if they can be interpreted literally, or that they can always be understood … Continue reading Dreams and Dying, Part 3