Surrender To What Is

A New Year Is Nothing To Fear

I’m not angry. I’m not filled with hatred. I am filled to the brim with a sadness that I have not felt in a very long time. Election Night and the days after have left me feeling empty, lost and fearful. Let me be clear: I wasn’t sad that my candidate lost because, honestly, she […]

Religion VS Relationship

You’ve probably heard that neat little saying before, “Christianity is not a religion; it’s a relationship.” It’s true enough, I think, in the sense that as a religion Christianity is about forming a personal relationship with Jesus—about constantly, fervently furthering that relationship. But do we really get that? I didn’t. Not for a long time, […]

The Road From Judgement To Freedom

There is no harmony between spirituality and religion. And the juxtaposition of clergy and scientists creates cognitive dissonance at its finest. But since the beginning of time, the meaning of life has been a thought-provoking phenomenon, itching to be explained. Whether spiritually attuned or religiously sound, it is safe to say that the acceptance of […]