Oneness Mantra

As part of my search for Oneness, I say, “Thank you, Rev. Roger Teel, for writing This Life Is Joy.  At the halfway point, I am feeling more than half-full, certainly not at all empty.” For today as well as for the past several weeks, thank you for your specific recommendation that I bring to […]

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 11:29 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Child pose.

Immediately after church service this morning, I intercepted friend Joanna at the back of the sanctuary. Shortly before, I had received a wonderful treat from her 9-year-old daughter, Serena. “I had the most fun watching Serena listen intently to the Sunday School story of Mary and Joseph making their way to Bethlehem. The class was […]

Posted on December 19, 2016 at 5:00 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Haggling with God.

Haggling is not my thing. That’s probably why I love Hafiz’s poem “Manic Screaming”. We should make all spiritual talk Simple today: God is trying to sell you something, But you don’t want to buy. That is what your suffering is: Your fantastic haggling Your manic screaming over the price! Rings true to me. The […]

Posted on November 29, 2016 at 11:48 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Morning Prayer 37/100. Scratch outs

“Scratch outs. It’s important to hold the line on scratch outs.” Speaking was the department chairperson at the school where I began as an English teacher. He went on to explain that no paper was to be accepted if scratch outs that were total blackouts of a word or phrase. “Only single line scratch outs can […]

Posted on September 22, 2015 at 5:30 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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