SONS & DAUGHTERS OF LIGHT

Jessica lives in Westwood, California.  Her father is Jewish, and her mother is Catholic.  As a child, she went to school in the Jewish Synagogue.  On Saturday, she went to Synagogue with her father.  On Sunday, she went to mass with her mother.  She simply grew up in...

PASSION & COMPASSION

Pierre Abélard was a French scholar and monk, who lived at the turn of the eleventh and twelfth centuries.  He is better known for his love affair with Heloïse than for his Spiritual teachings.  However, he was one of the most prominent supporters of his time to...

AN OPEN HEART

Charlotte was the daughter of a preacher.  She found Jesus and gave herself to him at the age of 14 and her daddy baptized her into the faith.  She often talked about that event as being born again.  However, the path that her life took led her to another rebirth. At...

BREATHE IN THE LOVE-LIGHT

As I started graduate school, Bishop Richard C. Raines appointed me to a small congregation in Hobart, Indiana.  It had only 73 members, was formerly a Swedish speaking congregation, and was experiencing hard times.  They were behind in their mission shares and...

GIFT OF NEW LIFE

Easter The Lottery Bill and Rebecca were once the typical American Middle Class family with two children and a promise to one day start on a Spiritual Journey.  However, they fell on hard times.  Bill lost his job as an executive in a large firm.  Rebecca went to work...