Sectarianism and the Living Spirit

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) is regarded as the very highly-esteemed author, poet, musician, philosopher and artist of modern India. During his life, his creative genius flowed through voluminous writings,  music and paintings. He was honored with a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. His gift for blending Indian tradition with Western tradition is unsurpassed. The following… Continue reading Sectarianism and the Living Spirit

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Here and Now

Oswald Chambers – Christian author, teacher and minister – was born in Scotland in 1874.  He wrote extensively with clarity and precision on discipleship and obedience to God in the Christian faith. Even though his teachings are directed to followers of Jesus, the essence of his teachings is universal.  He does not mince words. And… Continue reading Here and Now

Smile at Fear

In today’s ongoing pandemic culture, fear has taken on a whole new meaning. As people of faith, we are expected to handle ourselves in the face of adversity and fear with calm and courage, but it can become an endurance test for even the most faithful when circumstances persist. In the following article, the beloved American Buddhist nun and author, Pema Chodron, offers a perspective on dealing with fear and anxiety that is relevant to the uncertainty many are facing in our changing world.