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August 23, 2009

RELIGION & VIOLENCE II August 23, 2009

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August 23, 2009 Dear People Whom God Loves, RELIGION & VIOLENCE II We have seen how religious believers easily cling tightly to causes seen as highly moral and ethical. The same can be said for those who are not religious believers. Moral sensibility is not confined to religious believers. For example, some people who do […]

August 16, 2009

RELIGION and VIOLENCE I August 16, 2009

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August 16, 2009 Dear People Whom God Loves, RELIGION and VIOLENCE I The following thoughts are mine, but they are based on the book by Charles Taylor, A Secular Age. I have often seen the connection between religion and violence. It cuts across all religions. For the Catholic Church, the Spanish Inquisition and the crusades […]

August 2, 2009

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY IV August 2nd, 2009

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August 2nd, 2009 Dear People Whom God Loves, SPIRITUAL JOURNEY IV I continue with one more example of the need we have to undergo con version of the “good” things we do. Let us suppose that we are honest. We don’t lie, cheat, or steal. These are obviously good and important virtues to practice. We […]

July 26, 2009

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY III July 26, 2009

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July 26, 2009 Dear People Whom God Loves, SPIRITUAL JOURNEY III We have been looking at the conversion of “good” things. Another example: I am very helpful to other people. This is, of course, a “good” thing. When I look inward, I may discover that I help people in situations and in a manner which […]

July 19, 2009

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY II July 19, 2009

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July 19, 2009 Dear People Whom God Loves, SPIRITUAL JOURNEY II We left off last time at the stage of being grateful and humbled by the fact that the “bad” things don’t mess us up so much any more. We now look at the next step. That is seeing that the “good” things we do […]

July 12, 2009

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY I July 12, 2009

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July 12, 2009 Dear People Whom God Loves, SPIRITUAL JOURNEY I Perhaps we have wondered what is meant by a spiritual journey. I can see various answers. The best answer for me is that the spiritual journey is growing in love and compassion. Let me describe one way to look at the process this journey […]

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