Tag Archives: River of Analogies

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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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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Ashtray Analogy

I’ve never been a smoker. So, whenever I ate out (when they used to allow smoking in restaurants), there would be an unused ashtray on the table. And when the conversation turned toward God, which it invariably would, it was … Continue reading

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No Dark Photon

When you turn on a light in a dark room, you won’t see a powerful chunk of blackness fighting off the light in the middle of the room – the darkness can’t decide it’s going to stay there. Why? Because … Continue reading

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