“I” Am Not Real

Is there consciousness beyond (physical) death? My experiences suggest there is, but there’s no way I can be certain. Perhaps one day I will know for sure. Perhaps not. I recently received some clarity, however, on what might await us after death. One night earlier this week, I awoke to find God speaking to me […]

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The Squirrel, the Acorn, and the Tree: A Metaphor for the Life of the Spirit

  The spiritual life is a mystery. Indeed, the relationship between body, mind, heart, soul and spirit (and the degree to which these depend on one another) isn’t something we’ll likely ever understand completely. For those who have eyes to see, however, there are many clues in the natural world. Recently, I came to see […]

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“What is Truth,” Part Two: Standing with Jesus in an Age of Tyranny and Deception

  In an earlier post, I talked about the struggle to understand truth in a world of deception and misinformation. I described my main sources for spiritual reflection (Scripture, human traditions, and personal experience), and concluded that in Jesus, I have found a center that has proven true time and again. For those of us […]

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