His name sounds as Finn. He has beautiful blue eyes and the blondest of blond hair. He shares his name with Fionn Mac Cumhail. This is frequently anglicised as Finn Mac Cool. Finn Mac Cool is one of the most celebrated heroes in Irish myth.
One of the “loopholes” in my philosophical belief system when I was younger (and at this point in my life, that means “almost middle-aged”! ) was whether or not there was an evil force in the universe equal to God who served as man’s adversary. He was the original “bad guy,” and the human race … [Read more…]
When I was a child, I thought as a child, and I prayed as a child. Every night I closed my eyes tightly and said the words my mother taught me:
Anyone who tells you that the path to self-actualization is an easy one has never walked it. Along the way, we meet – head on! – the skeletons in our personal closets, and the process of coming to terms with our past and al that it brought into our lives is a long and solitary … [Read more…]
“For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisors make a victory sure.” –Proverbs 11:14, NIV
Ever wonder what happened to the family dinner hour? Or for that matter the family dinner half hour? Monday is Soccer Practice, Tuesday is Piano lesson, Wednesday is Church Activities, Thursday is a Soccer Game, Friday a birthday party to attend. A number of events will fill up the weekend. Do you feel like a … [Read more…]
Prayer doesn’t just happen when we kneel or put our hands together and focus. Prayer actually occurs more often than we think.
Every soul that is currently experiencing life on any level begins and ends as a whole. Our essence – the very core of our spiritual being – remains One with God. We always have been, and always will be, a part of ‘the whole’ that is the God-consciousness level.
God rides a Harley, God drives truck, God is a dictator in a small country, God is a doctor and a patient, God is the Saint and the sinner, and yes God is even a lawyer. There is nothing that God is not. God is in and around everything because God is who you truly … [Read more…]
It happens to us all from time to time, especially to creative types – that diminishing little voice from deep inside that is convinced that the things we do are no big deal, simply because we did them and we have trouble seeing ourselves as authors of anything truly important. “Basically,” the voice whispers in … [Read more…]