Simplicity and Stuff (Part 2)

"Possession is an illusion in the light of the Kingdom. What do you possess? Wait a few years—we’ll see how much you possess when you’re six feet under! You don’t possess anything." Richard Rohr https://soundcloud.com/musingthemysteries/simplicity-and-stuff-part-2 This 10-minute audio podcast is Part 2 of 3 episodes on Simplicity and Stuff. Some suggested simplifiers (adapted from Richard Foster …

What God is Like (Musings on the character of God) #16

[This is the 2nd half of a brief chapter on God's justice. You might benefit from reading the 1st half first.] He’s compassionate in distribution Among us Evangelicals it’s a well-known fact, if not a particularly well-appropriated reality, that God is “consistent in retribution.” We know that his justice is retributive, and when he forgives, …

“Act justly” #2

[If you haven't already, please read "Act justly #1" for context on my concluding remarks on one of the things that disappoints me about my Baby Boom Generation's Christian culture blind spot.] Here’s a taste of the injustices that Micah spoke to… They covet fields and seize them, and houses, and take them. They defraud people of …