A friend who finds herself in the midst of a painful faith transition recently asked: I’m interested to know your path past Mormonism. What have you replaced it with? Do you lean towards another religion? Do you see yourself as member of another faith or congregation? I feel untethered, this is the first time I’ve … Continue reading Replacing Mormonism…with what?
I wrote something this morning as a reply in the Marriage on a Tightrope Facebook support group that I thought I would share here too: ——— As human beings, our tendency is to attach our sense of identity and meaning to “forms”—including our perceived roles and the groups with which we affiliate. (See Eckhart Tolle's, … Continue reading Belonging Nowhere and Everywhere
If Jesus taught the Parable of the Good Samaritan today, I imagine that the example He might use to represent the "Samaritan" who takes compassion on and cares for the wounded traveler would be represented by a person who is considered completely outside the margins by the majority of faithful, God-fearing Christian believers. It would … Continue reading On love, service, and the Parable of the Good Samaritan