Posts Tagged ‘Holy Spirit’

How Living Safely is Dangerous

I tend to think passivity and the middle-way are pretty safe ways of life.  But choosing neither virtue nor vice is more dangerous than choosing vice.  If I am an outwardly vicious person, I cannot deny my viciousness.   On the other hand, by internalizing, that thereby ignoring, my own vice, I risk...
October 23rd, 2013 | Religion | Read More

On being Protestant and thinking about the Sacraments (Part 2)

Part one of this series can be found here. I was baptized twice. I cringe when I think about it. In brief, I was baptized when I was 8, because it was a public declaration of my decision to follow Jesus 3-4 years before. I was re-baptized at 18 because I had “made my faith my own” and I...
April 25th, 2013 | Protestant, Religion | Read More

To God, From the Front Lines of Job Hunting

Dear God, In 54 days, I’ll don academic robes, hear Pomp and Circumstance, walk, and descend the commencement platform unemployed and out of control of my future. And that’s exactly what I need. In the files of my mind, under the heading “job hunting,” at some point in the past,...
March 18th, 2013 | Religion | Read More