Plunging to the Depths
What Is the Rainbow Connection?

It Has Been Said

Original ideas

I know that my long threads of mediation, reflection, streams of consciousness, and contemplations are not for everyone. They are my musings, thinking, praying, meditating out loud. If anything in them is propelling or helpful for any of you from any tradition, I am grateful. I share from who and what I am and am blessed by so much of what so many of you bring to my attention.

So often, the best words have been said by others.

Most of these are from others. A college degree is no cure for stupidity. Sometimes education can even perpetuate ignorance... especially when the educators are exercising questionable intellectual discipline. And what year is this supposed to be? - Tom Sims

"At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption." - E. Stanley Jones

"Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence." - E. Stanley Jones

“Do the truth quietly without display.”
― Brennan Manning

"The world is round so that friendship may encircle it." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

" We are one, after all, you and I. Together we suffer, together exist, and forever will recreate each other." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

"You are not a human being in search of a spiritual experience. You are a spiritual being immersed in a human experience." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

"Radiant Word…through which all our…encounter with the universe are come together into a unity. Over every living thing which is to spring up, to grow, to flower, to ripen during this day say again the words: This is my Body. And over every death-force which waits in readiness to corrode, to wither, to cut down, speak again your commanding words which express the supreme mystery of faith: This is my Blood." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin