|Main : Religions & Spirituality : GodAcorns and Pumpkins (by: Author Unknown)|
An old poem describes a woman walking through a meadow, meditating on nature. While strolling about, she came upon a field of golden pumpkins. In the corner of the field stood a majestic, huge oak tree.
Always There (by: Author Unknown)
Hello God, I called tonight
To talk a little while
I need a friend who'll listen
To my anxiety and trial.
Atheism (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
To the disciples' delight the Master said he wanted a new shirt for his birthday. The finest cloth was bought. The village tailor came in to have the Master measured, and promised, by the will of God, to make the shirt within a week.
Barriers to God (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
The Master would insist that the final barrier to our attaining God was the word and concept "God."
Be Still With God (by: Nancy B. Gibbs)
All day long I had been very busy; picking up trash, cleaning bathrooms and scrubbing floors.
Black and Gold Boxes (by: Author Unknown)
I have in my hands two boxes
Which God gave me to hold
He said, "Put all your sorrows in the black,
And all your joys in the gold."
Blessings Great and Small (by: Betty King)
Here in the Arizona desert where shades of browns,grays, blacks and muted greens at first appear todominate the landscape, I live and expand myappreciation for God's canvas.
Blind Men and the Elephant, The (by: Author Unknown)
There is an analogy to how differently we each understand or experience God in a classic story about three blind men and the elephant. As each of the three blind men are trying to understand exactly what the elephant is like, but experiencing different parts of the same thing.
Comprehension (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
"Every word, every image used for God is a distortion more than a description."
Elimelech and the Blessing (by: Jeffery Kanter)
A Bracha, (a blessing), what is a blessing?
We Jewish people have been making blessings for thousands of years. But what is a blessing. Are we giving a blessing to G-d for what he has given us?
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