The Specialist

I met with a specialist. An expert in her field. Her field is a big one, many experts like her running around inside of it. Each of them with a certain area of expertise. Some of these experts overlap a bit, some of them are pretty far removed. No one knows everything. I’d been looking forward…

On Love

It is said that God is Love. And in one sense, this may be so. But to say that God is Love is to say that Love is God. And this is not so. The two are not equal, or the same, or interchangeable. Better to say God is. And also, Love is. But what is…

Longing

A stone drops into a pond, punches a hole in it. Water balls up, born, leaps up and out, alive in drops that sing, rise, separate from the rest. No longer at rest, they spin, suspended, frozen, apart. No longer a part of the whole, they wonder, question, desire. They stall. They begin to fall.…

Truth, shopping carts, theories of everything

We need a Theory of Everything for religion. You know, like the one physicists are looking for in physics. One that ties up in a nice little bundle all the disparate understandings, or lack thereof. One that makes all the little quantum thingies and big space-time things that do (or don’t) make sense by themselves…