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When the "G" Word Doesn't Work

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.06.2015 | Religion
Dennis Merritt Jones

Because they come from our heads (intellect) rather than our hearts, perhaps all words referring to God do nothing but get in the way, building a sense of separation from It. Perhaps Divinity lives so fully in our hearts as a feeling that the minute we name or label It something we automatically limit our experience of It by drawing boundaries around It.

God's Longest Speech

Fr. Richard Rohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Fr. Richard Rohr

Both nature and animals are presented as necessary mystery, humiliation, and foil to all human arrogance and superiority, and as God's multiform self-revelation besides.

Names Can Never Hurt Me

Doug Binzak | Posted 12.01.2012 | Religion
Doug Binzak

Our defenses, our armor, our shields go up, and in this constriction we can get very fixated on our "rightness" and their "wrongness"

A Look At History's Most Notable Fathers: Good, Bad And Ugly

Greg Olear | Posted 10.01.2011 | Parents
Greg Olear

Leopold Mozart (b. 1719): The first known Stage Father. Managed his child-prodigy son's career with an iron fist, which turned out to be a good thing for music but a bad thing for little Wolfie. Said to be the inspiration for "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother".

Do Christians And Muslims Worship The Same God?

Miroslav Volf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Miroslav Volf

This is a question that draws its energy from a deep concern. To ask: "Do we have a common God?" is to worry: "Can we live together without bloodshed?"

One Creator, Many Names

George Elerick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
George Elerick

We need is to come to a place where we can be reminded that God is the God of the Jews, the Gentiles, the Greeks, the Muslims, the Hindus, the Buddhists, and all of creation.