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

Dreams and Dying, Part 1

Dreams and Dying, Part 1 I will pour out my spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. Joel 2:28 I do not regularly journal about my dreams, although I believe it can be a helpful practice. Much has … Continue reading Dreams and Dying, Part 1