The Kingdom of Heaven is Like…

The Kingdom of Heaven is Like… He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest of shrubs and becomes a tree, so that the … Continue reading The Kingdom of Heaven is Like…

A Sorry God

A Sorry God The Lord saw that the wickedness of humankind was great in the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of their hearts was only evil continually. And the Lord was sorry that he had made humankind on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart. Genesis 6:5-6 Some people believe … Continue reading A Sorry God

A Beingless Being

A Beingless Being But Moses said to God, “If I come to the Israelites and say to them, ‘The God of your ancestors has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ what shall I say to them?” God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” Exodus 3:13-14a It may … Continue reading A Beingless Being

A Plural God

A Plural God  Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness;” Genesis 1:26a The image of God as a stern, bearded, all-powerful, white man is primarily an invention of the West. Certainly, there are biblical references to this fearsome, limited image of God, but when considering the references to … Continue reading A Plural God

The Faces of God: The Creative Voice

The Faces of God: The Creative Voice  Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light. Genesis 1:3 Many years ago, I saw an opera singer break a wine glass by holding a certain note. She sang a high, loud, sustained tone, and the glass shattered. Not an opera fan at the time, … Continue reading The Faces of God: The Creative Voice

Love Never Ends

Love Never Ends Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures … Continue reading Love Never Ends

Love Is…

Love Is… Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all … Continue reading Love Is…