CLOTHED IN LOVE

Rachel O’Reilly did not have an easy life.  Her father abandoned her family when she was only two.  Her older brother was in and out of reform school twice before she was twelve.  Her home life was harsh, with heavy discipline and no love.  Rachel’s mother made her...

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PEACE GIFT – UNLIKELY FRIENDS

It was Christmas Eve, and as Isaac did his work he could hear the choir in the church across the valley belting out the words, “Peace on earth and good will toward all.”  “Sure,” he thought, “like that could ever happen.” During the winter, the Circus and its...

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THE LAST LOG

The ‘Great I am’ is more than a spark or a glowing ember. ‘I am’ is a raging fire, a blinding light, a new life in the Love-light. From birth Dick rejoiced in the family Christmas party. They sang carols, eat delicious cookies, and drank yummy homemade eggnog. At the...

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THE WOOD TURNER

In Richard’s family the experience of the ‘Great I am’ within us is a realized event. For Richard that event was elusive until one Christmas season. When Richard was a young man, his father explained their English family tradition. If they were planning on entering a...

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‘GREAT I AM’S PROMISE

Samuel was lying in bed reading a book. His scanning eyes stopped on a phrase. “The ‘Great I am’ is calling us to be one. ‘I am’s love can unite us, for the Crystal City that is within us, is the same in us all.” He pondered that phrase for a few moments then put the...

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BEFORE AND AFTER LIFE

The spiritual Love-light is not a fantasy.  Joshua is the living Word born into that Love-light which he tells us is inside us.  So why is it so difficult to be aware of the presence of the ‘Great I am’ within us? The following entry appears in the journal of Donna...

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BLOOD BROTHERS/SISTERS

We are all one in the family of the ‘Great I am.’ The Swedish Forest Service van sped through the rainy autumn darkness just before daybreak. It slowed as its headlights found a large male figure standing at the first pickup point. It stopped and Harold, an American...

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SEEING AGAIN

Remember in the last story, Bruce Atkins discovers the voice of the ‘Great I am’ inside him. For most of his adult life, Bruce did not believe in the ‘Great I am’.  He only believed in himself.  However, after his near death experience on Mount McKinley where he found...

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THE ‘GREAT I AM’ IS PRESENT

Bruce Atkins is a microbiologist.  He is involved in a project to learn more about the effect of endorphin on cancerous brain cells.  It sounds serious, but Bruce is never serious.  Making people laugh is his greatest joys. Once they were doing a presentation of their...

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MAKING JOY NOISE TOGETHER

There once was a boy full of mischief.  He went to almost any length to create the ultimate prank.  However, he followed a very strict code of ethics.  Each prank had to produce a maximum annoyance to the subject, without causing bodily injury or damage to property....

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