XXVII. Watch your Mouth

If you stretch your imagination a little bit, you can see the hexagram above as the image of a mouth – the upper jaw and lower jaw on top and bottom and the opening in the middle. The topic here is nourishment, for it is into the mouth that food (nourishment of the self) entersContinue reading “XXVII. Watch your Mouth”

Ask, Seek, Knock: Midsummer’s Day Four

Well, everyone, it’s Day Four of Midsummer – we’re well into it, now! Hopefully my dear readers are joyfully living this out as much as I am. Endless greetings and blessings. Today is a holiday! Perhaps you’re stuck at work and it feels just like a regular old Monday, and all that entails, but thisContinue reading “Ask, Seek, Knock: Midsummer’s Day Four”

Stoning Amos

“The one who made the Pleiades and Orion, and turns deep darkness into the morning, and darkens the day into night, who calls for the waters of the sea, and pours them out on the surface of the earth, the LORD is his name, who makes destruction flash out against the strong, so that destructionContinue reading “Stoning Amos”

V. Have Some Booze and Food While you Wait (Days of Change)

In a strange and fun song written twenty years ago (seriously) about taking hallucinogenic drugs on a beach, Dave Matthews sang, “Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we’ll die.” I’ll let you decide whether Sage Matthews knew this previously or not, but a couple-ish thousand years before that, the same words can be foundContinue reading “V. Have Some Booze and Food While you Wait (Days of Change)”

Who was Jesus? (¡Viva Yeshua bar Alaha!)

’The kingdom of God is not coming with things that  can be observed; nor will they say, “Look, here it is!” or “There it is!” For, in fact, the kingdom of God is among you. Oddly, something we actually haven’t discussed specifically is Christmas Day itself, the day when we celebrate rampant consumerism, Coca-Cola, andContinue reading “Who was Jesus? (¡Viva Yeshua bar Alaha!)”

Messengers of God (Angels we Have Heard on High)

In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for see–I am bringing you goodContinue reading “Messengers of God (Angels we Have Heard on High)”