Category Archives: River of Analogies

Truth seen through a different lens

Absolute Value

You know the absolute value sign in math? |-3| = 3 If you take the absolute value of negative three, it equals three. So no matter how big the negative number, when you see its absolute value, it has all … Continue reading

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Trust

Trust…. that’s it, isn’t it! But do we really trust with the minutiae? Or with the big stuff? I used to memorize poems when I went running…and one time I memorized a poem that has stayed with me and guided … Continue reading

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David and Goliath – Exact Aim

You know the way the story of David and Goliath (I Sam: 17) is about David using what he knows (that God is all-powerful) and has practiced (the sling shot instead of the armor) and feeling confident that what he’s … Continue reading

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A Divine Bernoulli Effect

The simple action of moving forward in life, of making little decisions – little choices – is enough for the divine Bernoulli effect to operate in our lives. The Christ, “the divine influence, ever-present in human consciousness,”* operates to uplift … Continue reading

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River of Emotion

We all have a river of emotions which runs through our life. But we don’t have to live our lives in that river! We can recognize that the river is there, notice it, watch its current and speed, its calm … Continue reading

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Divine Tapestry

When weaving, many threads interlace to make the tapestry. If we want to change the color or pattern, we drop a thread, pick up another, and change the pattern. In life, it’s just as easy to drop a thread. When … Continue reading

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Lock Steps

The Christ is kind of like the locks of a canal. It meets us where we are and adjusts our level before we go forward. If we need humility or confidence, compassion or strength, the Christ communicates our true nature … Continue reading

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