Dark Night of the Soul (5) – One Simplification

Forget “One day at a time,” or, “Live in the moment,” if you aren’t up to them… What IS naturally human is relationship. Relate to one Christface at a time. As each comes.

Dark Night of the Soul (4) – Introductory Musings: Exemplary Lessons?

[6 minute read] [see also resource index] [A shorter 1-minute version of below, extricated from any Dark Night contexts, is here.] Most narrowly, the phrase originates from a Spanish poem (Dark Night) centuries ago. Its author wrote explications of the poem which speak of two metaphorical nights that purge the soul to approach divine unionContinue reading “Dark Night of the Soul (4) – Introductory Musings: Exemplary Lessons?”

The Power of YOU. To Hell with Comparison

You’re unique in all creation, so there’s no objective tests for being your best you. Zero basis for impartial judgment

There’s only 1 real sin? (HONESTY part 5 of 5)

You cannot fail at loving your enemies, or you will fail at loving your most intimate loved ones. And, your very own self. (YOU are your worst enemy… and you “know” it.)

The misTery of Twelve Step truth requires true love (HONESTY part 3 of 5)

“The truth will set you free,” (John 8:32) and I always feel compelled to add, “But first it will make you miserable.”