Past/Future Category

Becoming the Real You

I’ve begun to pay close attention to the answer someone gives when asked, “Who are you?” For most of us have no honest answer whatsoever to the question. We are skillfully adaptive; as emotional chameleons, we will become what others want us to be. Thus, we lose any sense of self-identity.  Certainly, this is a […]

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Finish What You Start

One of history’s more accomplished storytellers spun a masterful tale that is known in every corner of the world. The story is known as “The Tortoise and the Hare,” and the ancient fabulist was a clever, former slave named Aesop. “The Tortoise and the Hare” was not his only parable, not by a long shot, […]

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Dates and Times

When Jesus spoke to his disciples for the last time, he spoke to them about the Kingdom of God, the reign of God’s love in the world. True to form, they misunderstood him. Their thoughts went immediately, not to love, but self-preservation. “Lord, has the time come for you to free us and restore our […]

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