FINDING THE REAL JESUS WITHIN OURSELVES (AND BREAKING THE SHACKLES OF DOGMATIC GUILT)

(NB – I love reading Allen Roland’s musings on the life and teachings of Jesus.  I grew up as a Roman Catholic, and for the most part, my family still defines that as their religion.  I have always found the period of Lent – especially Good Friday – to be a particularly sad experience.  Specifically, … Read moreFINDING THE REAL JESUS WITHIN OURSELVES (AND BREAKING THE SHACKLES OF DOGMATIC GUILT)

Merry Christmas!

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2014/12/21/merry-christmas-john-lennon/ I’ve been wondering what to write today, and this seemed as simple and appropriate as anything. This week has been magical for me after a very rough prior week.  For someone who quite honestly has not enjoyed this holiday in a quarter-century, this has been the best Christmas in many years. Thank you to … Read moreMerry Christmas!