Tag: Miguel Ruiz/The Four Agreements
Sunday, January 22, 2017.
And this is life eternal, that they might know God. (John 17:3)
I want to start this article of Knowing by adding this parable I read a year or two ago:
Imagine that you are in a gigantic mall where there are hundreds of movie theaters. You look around to see what s playing, and you notice a movie that has your name. Amazing! You go inside the theater, and it s empty except for one person. Very quietly, trying not to interrupt, you sit behind that person, who doesn t even no...
Saturday, July 2, 2016.
If man is his own tormentor, and
If love is what fixes,
What person would not eventually end their suffering and accept love?
Is the promise of eventual eternal life not something earned, but something true about God s patience that is revealed?
Tuesday, February 2, 2016.
I have broken so many agreements. I started in earnest in 2004 with political matters. I continued in 2011 with primarily spiritual matters. I broke a few agreements as a child and teen, but I was bound up by many more. I broke some more in 2015 and realized, that the picture that I had in my head of God still wasn t correct.
I have had such agreements, that I only styled my hair one way for twenty years. Doing anything else didn t feel right and I agreed with the voice that said th...
Thursday, December 24, 2015.
"Humans claim to have free will, but is that really true? To have free will means that we have the power to make a choice. If we have the power to make a choice, are we really choosing to fight with our parents? Are we choosing to live a life of drama with our beloved or our children? Is that really our choice? Is it our choice to be angry or jealous? Is it our choice to say things that we dont want to say, and later feel guilty because we said this? Is it our choice to do things that we do...
Thursday, October 22, 2015.
"See that you are naked. Quick! Hide!"
This was a message of fear. At its core is the message "You're not good enough." It is this message that enables all the engines of Babylon.
If we consider ourselves respectively Adam and Eve and the Tree of Knowledge as lies, then we as curious children can come to the tree, view it, even touch the fruit and observe its operations on others. A serpent, full of poison, or the father of lies lives in the tree, owns the tree, and...