by Ralph CalabriaExecutive Editor DMC Okay, I admit it. I am a little torqued about this topic, as the title shows. The idea that belief solves everything immobilizes too many Christians and lulls them into a false sense of security. If my tone sounds harsh, it’s because soft words won’t wake those enjoying the sleep […]
Category: Original Christianity
When will you “go no more out”?
by Ralph CalabriaExecutive Editor DMC Theodosius Dobzhanski, the great evolutionary geneticist, said, “Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” Life evolves upward physically over millions of years. Let us consider extending Dobzhanski’s argument to religion as well. Consider: “Nothing in religion makes sense except in the light of the evolution of […]
Humdinger Folksinger, Just About as Good as it Gets*
by Ralph Calabria, DMC Executive Editor Given the state of the world today, you may be hearing people use the word “apocalyptic” to describe the chaos. But “apocalypse,” a Greek word, does not mean chaos. It means “uncovering” or “revelation.” Thus St. John’s Apocalypse, the last book in the Bible, is commonly known as the […]
The “nobody” no one forgot
Jesus did claim his divinity, but he did not claim to be the Divine Being.
What did Jesus mean by, “I”?
“In shallow men the fish of little thoughts cause much commotion. In oceanic minds the whales of inspiration make hardly a ruffle.” –Sri Yukteswar, Autobiography of a Yogi When the great ones speak, they speak from an oceanic mind, a level of perception far deeper than that of the ordinary person. We who listen […]
My Mother’s Legacy
Recently my mother passed away. It has taken me some time to write another blog. No matter what religion, when a loved one passes, the “finality” of the parting has us re-evaluating what we have been taught and believe. I was happy for her that she had made the transition very peacefully. I hope that […]
In my continuing quest to make sense of what Jesus is recorded to have said and demonstrate his timeless relevance, I looked at this passage, below. “Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them […]