Tagged: God

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A Postscript

The announcement of the Exclusion Policy in November forever shifted the community of those associated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I wrote then of my anger and horror over the...

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Childhood Myths

“…and that Mother Earth and Father Sun and Grandmother Universe will take care of us and watch over us…” That was a line in the prayer my six-year-old gave for our nightly family prayer...

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Forms of Grace

1. And Jacob dwelt in the land wherein his father was a stranger, in the land of Canaan. Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his...

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This Is Life Eternal. Right Here. Right Now.

Victor Hugo wrote, “To love another person is to see the face of God.” I used to think this was a beautiful metaphor for the divine power of Love. Now I’m beginning to believe it is a mandate – at least for me personally: To love another person is to learn their language. To learn their language is to see a face of God that we might otherwise never have seen.