Tag Archives: Thich Nhat Hanh

My Faith Journey

As many of you may know, I am making plans on attending Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. I am in the final stages of being accepted. The following is the essay I wrote to describe myself and what I want to study. I am sharing it, so you, dear reader will understand me and what to …

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Light of Joy

The Third candle of Advent is the candle of Joy. I would like to share some reflections on Joy. My intention is that my words will not only help you celebrate the Advent season, but live the season deeply and bring it into the New Year. We’ve looked at hope and peace seeing how they …

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Define Happiness

We want to be happy. Thousands or maybe it’s millions of books are published yearly on this subject. The entire self-help section in the bookstores could be relabeled ‘How to be Happy’ and it would it as accurate if not more. Daily I see Facebook posts about being or not being happy. Yet, this most …

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I Am Pro-Life

I am Pro-life. I believe life is more than birth and extends beyond the grave. I have not the slightest clue how or what life beyond this life will be like, but I trust that my life will go on. That there is more and to this more our life steadily moves towards. We have …

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Lighting The Candle Of Joy

At my church, which is a PCUSA church lights a candle each week of Advent. The third candle is the candle of joy. I would like to share my reflections on joy. My intention is that my words will not only help you celebrate the Advent season better and deeper, but live the season in …

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Not Ashamed

I was going to respond to the Rick Perry commercial, but many people have already, so I would like just say that I am not ashamed of being a Christian. I am troubled by some of those who claim to follow the same Lord and Savior that I do. I would like to say a …

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