Faith

The Prodigal Son: A Reflection

We all know the story of the prodigal son:  he took his inheritance, spent it all, came back humbled and sorry, and his father rejoices, slaughtering the fattened calf.  Meanwhile, his brother gets all in a huff because he has always done the "right" thing and was never celebrated as his brother is on his… Continue reading The Prodigal Son: A Reflection

Faith, Minimalism

“Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor.”

A devout follower falls to Jesus's knees and asks what he must do to have eternal life.  Jesus's answer has perplexed the average Christian since the words were spoken: "You are lacking in one thing.  Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow… Continue reading “Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor.”

Faith

Miracles of Heaven Through the Children

Last night I was having a wonderful discussion about our faith with my in-laws.  During it we were speaking about near-death experiences as well as God's continuous presence here on Earth.  For the first time, I was told about Akiane and her spiritually inspired paintings and poetry.  I had never heard the story about how… Continue reading Miracles of Heaven Through the Children