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How Experience and Confession Make Teachers and Students Masters

Catherine Nagle | Posted 12.30.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

I'm really enjoying the gift of Oprah's "Super Soul Sessions" since it helps me to see that I'm still a work in progress and to determine the areas wh...

Religion, Catechism, and Parables

Catherine Nagle | Posted 05.11.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Catechism classes were part of the Catholic education I received. But regardless of how much we know about religion, isn't it the same truth that we all come to sooner or later?

The Parable of the Life-Risking, Faithful Servant

Stan Duncan | Posted 01.18.2015 | Religion
Stan Duncan

Today I'm more and more inclined to think that this parable actually has very little to do with "talents" as we know them and much more to do with money and banking and oppression and power, and also one poor, faithful, schlep who stood up to it all and took a hit for it.

New Year's on the Run

Stuart Connelly | Posted 01.01.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Stuart Connelly

To ring in the New Year for me now is in the primal moment, because I know time is cruel and limited, and as far as I know, it has me running for my life, trying to accomplish what I need to before it catches me.

What Are Some Interesting Stories About Pride?

Quora | Posted 01.13.2013 | GPS for the Soul

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Diane Meriwether, Professional Listener My brother and I had an epic battle that became known in my...

Don't Fear This Book: Crossan On Parables And Gospels

Greg Carey | Posted 06.16.2012 | Religion
Greg Carey

Is Jesus inconsistent, or does Matthew have an agenda? Crossan, like most interpreters, says that Matthew 23 reflects not Jesus' own teaching but a conflict that emerged decades after Jesus' career.

Giving: The Ultimate Transaction

Sadhguru | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Life, in its millions of manifestations, is essentially a variety of transactions. The transactions can be of many kinds -- between nations, cultures, individuals. There are transactions which are cellular, atomic and cosmic.

A Devotion for Wall Street

Shane Claiborne | Posted 12.25.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

If Jesus came to Wall Street preaching the same message that he preached in Galilee... he might land himself on a cross again.

Welcome Those Returning To Integrity

Brad Reid | Posted 08.07.2011 | Religion
Brad Reid

Individuals who return to integrity may find themselves forever stigmatized, set apart, and not welcomed back into relationship and community. Sometimes the harshest critics are themselves lacking integrity.

The Parables: Understanding Jesus' Strange Good News

Matthew L. Skinner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matthew L. Skinner

Jesus has his moments when he speaks plainly, but much of what the Gospels convey is a lot more elusive. That's what makes his teachings so evocative, and sometimes offensive, and sometimes restorative.