The Last Supper

Then, on the first day of Unleavened Bread, traditionally the day when the Passover lamb was to be sacrificed, Jesus called to Peter & John and said, “Go and prepare the Passover meal for us that we may eat of it.”  In return they asked him, “Where would you like us to make preparations for […]

God’s Plan … (04/30/16)

Hero #034: Noam Chomsky … (04/30/16)

Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, social critic, and political activist. Sometimes described as “the father of modern linguistics,” Chomsky is also a major figure in analytic philosophy and one of the founders of the field of cognitive science (the study of the mind, focusing on intelligence and behavior). He is the author […]

Where the Work is … (04/30/16)

“We all came into being to become steadily flowing proclamations of Love in the face of fear, Justice in the face of corruption, and Compassion in the face of callousness … As such, wherever Love & Justice & Compassion are not, THAT is where our Work can always be found.” ~ inspired by Ram Dass […]

To Gethsemane …

Then, after Jesus had spoken these words and they had all sung the Passover hymn, they departed, walking across the Kidron Valley towards the Mount of Olives, as was Jesus’ custom.  [Matthew 26:30, Mark 14:26, Luke 22:39 & John 18:1a]   While they were underway, Jesus turned to them and said, “Now the Son of […]

How, in the World? … (04/29/16)

Hero #035: Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist … (04/29/16)

I’m not really a huge fan of his other works, and I don’t really know where he stands on the issues that I hold most dear (radical Kindness, spiritual freedom from religious dogma & animal rights). I also don’t really recommend books as a general rule, AND YET when it comes to LOVE, Paulo’s book […]

In Gethsemane …

After they had arrived at their destination (a garden called Gethsemane) and entered there, Jesus said to his disciples, “Sit here while I go pray, and pray yourselves that you might not come into the time of trial.” [Matthew 26:36, Mark 14:32, Luke 22:40 & John 18:1b]  He then took with him Peter and James […]

Literal Immorality — literally … (04/28/16)

Hero #036: Megan Coffee .. (04/28/16)

Megan Coffee is a doctor and nonprofit director who began working in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake there that left hundreds of thousands dead and many more injured. She works there without pay and raises money to support the free medical services she provides …   Haiti, a Caribbean country that shares the […]

Jesus’ Inquisition & Peter’s 3 Denials …

On the way to taking Jesus to the home of the high priest (Caiaphas, who was the one who had advised the Jews that it was wise to have one person die for the people), the crowd stopped briefly at the house of Annas, Caiaphas father-in-law and the previous high priest.  [John 18:12-14]   Now […]