Posts by Graham

Isis Wins

By on Mar 2, 2020 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

ISIS WINS WITH TRUMP The reality is that ISIS, al Qaeda, the Taliban and their derivatives have won the war on terror not on the battlefield but in the hearts and minds of the American people. The terrorists have succeeded, with our full cooperation, in turning us against each other. And with that the terrorists win. The attack on 9/11/01 was a vicious assault on...

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By on Feb 4, 2020 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

THE TRUMP EVANGELICAL ALLIANCE Many progressive Christians and political activists have been expressing dismay and surprise at the blind way evangelical Christians have embraced Donald Trump. Their allegiance is in many ways shocking to our contemporary perspective. It is hard to accept the depth of hypocrisy which seems beyond logical comprehension. However, upon...

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By on Jan 21, 2020 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

Tears are God’s gift to us, They are our holy water. They heal us as they flow. Rita Schiano   When you open your life to the living All things come spilling in on you And you’re flowing like a river. The Changer and the Changed You’ve got to spill some over Spill some over Spill some over Over all. Chris Williamson — Waterfall     TEARS ON THE...

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By on Jan 4, 2020 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

THE ENGAGED MYSTIC MATTHEW 25 About one third of the time I write from the perspective of the “engaged mystic.” This posting is meant to set a foundation for that perspective which I often use but have never defined. Thich Nhat Hanh speaks of Engaged Buddhism which I enormously respect but I resist the confines of any single spiritual tradition in my writing, so I...

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By on Dec 16, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

INTO THE STORM For the most part I live a rather sedate life. I rarely take physical risks but when storms come, I simply love going out into the midst of them.    The raw power of stormy weather is an excitement that can only be experienced in that setting. I even like it when the harsh wind pushes hard, and I have to lean forward to walk. Storms change the...

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