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Relationship With God

What Kind Of Relationship Do You Have With God?

Judith Johnson | Posted 04.27.2013 | Religion
Judith Johnson

The questions of God's existence or nature and the spiritual dimension of life are the most profound inquiries we can explore. It is an adventure of the heart, body, mind and soul in a maze filled with shortcuts and dead ends.

Getting To Know G-d

Rabbi Manis Friedman | Posted 04.13.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Manis Friedman

G-d chooses to conceal Himself is because G-d wants to be known rather than seen. The act of seeing satisfies our innate curiosity about the object or person at hand.

WATCH: Richard Rohr: Learning To See

Travis Reed | Posted 09.26.2014 | Religion
Travis Reed

"A good teacher teaches people how to see, not what to see." -- Richard Rohr.

Get the Door

John C. Richards, Jr. Esq. | Posted 12.22.2011 | Black Voices
John C. Richards, Jr. Esq.

We lounge around in life caught up in the mundane things we do every day. Wake up, shower, work, school, dinner, television, sleep. When God comes knocking, we're interrupted.

Can You Laugh With God?

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 12.04.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Previously, I had imagined God creating me, caring for me, maybe even taking an interest in my life, but certainly not delighting in me. But why not? Doesn't a parent delight in a child?

A Personal Relationship With God?

Derek Flood | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
Derek Flood

It is in relationship that we find out who we are as humans, and what matters most in life. We as humans are made for relationship, and outside of relationship cannot be truly ourselves.

Believing In God Vs. Knowing God

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.17.2011 | Religion
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Through the 43 years of my counseling career, I've worked with many religious people who believed in God, including ministers and gurus, but who had no personal relationship with God.

Confucius And Martin Buber: Understanding Goodness

Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D. | Posted 09.09.2011 | Religion
Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.

There is a remarkable comparison to be made between Confucius' utilization of jen, goodness, and Martin Buber's idea of "I and Thou."

Beyond Transcendental: Realizing Your Innate G-d Connection

Rabbi Chaim Miller | Posted 07.15.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Chaim Miller

The notion of an infinite chasm between you and G-d is simply not true. It is not a vertical relationship of G-d up there and you down here, but a horizontal one. Your own soul is G-dly.

Why We Should Live Up To God's Faith In Us And Strengthen Our Relationships

Elizabeth E. Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth E. Evans

God's faith in us seems much bigger, more demanding, more frightening, than our faith in ourselves. Talk about the audacity of hope.

Can The Existence Of God Ever Be Proven?

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

No doubt the debates about the existence of God will continue, and we can enjoy the spectacle, but I suspect that no amount of clever verbal exchange will do anything to convince anyone either way.

Understanding Religion Through the Lens of Relationships

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

For believers, God is as real as mother, father, neighbor, or friend. It may take on a somewhat different character, but it is a relationship no less.