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“The Web of Love is an energetic web which connects the sacred essence of all beings in our world.”  Source: The Web of Love

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We often speak of love as the choice to see the divinity in all beings. Unfortunately, humans often define love narrowly, usually in a romantic sense. Of course, love is far more than romantic feelings.

As your Bible says, “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you.” Luke 6:27 How many humans, do you suppose, live—truly live—those words?Read more

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In today’s world it’s often tempting to believe humanity has gone to hell in a big way. But there is much kindness and caring out there that never makes it into the mainstream news.

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We realize it can be challenging for humans to believe there is much kindness and caring in your modern world.

One glance at your mainstream news media will convince you, as Johnny says, your world has gone to hell. And each morning you can see more “evidence” of that.Read more

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One of our favorite scientists is Carl Sagan. Some people have described him as an atheist. But he denied that label.

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We define love as simply a choice – a choice to recognize the divinity in all beings (all that is). First, though, what is all that is?

“All that Is” is another term for the Great Spirit—God—Goddess, or whatever other names you want to use for the supreme being. We like “All That Is.”

All That Is is all that exists.Read more

posticon God, The World, and You

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One of our favorite spiritual teachers is the Franciscan priest, Richard Rohr. In one of Father Richard’s recent messages, he said:

“When you can see Christ in all things (including yourself!), you will see and live differently. I’ve spent my life trying to remind people of their inherent belovedness, and I pray that our work at the Center for Action and Contemplation has played a role in helping you to see, feel, and experience the hope of your own chosenness in God.Read more

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Today we’re revisiting a post we wrote years ago.

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How often have you heard it said “Think only of others.” – “Love others unconditionally.” – “Put others before yourself.” – “Be of service to others.” – etc. etc.?

Those are noble-sounding sentiments. But they will guarantee you a life of misery and joylessness.

Many times, you’ve heard us, and others, say you cannot serve another unless you first serve yourself, you cannot love another if you do not first love yourself.Read more