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For breakfast this morning I had a slice of gluten free bread (mostly rice flour), a patty of hot breakfast sausage, a slice of uncolored American cheese (it’s white without food coloring), one egg over easy, and a scoop of … Continue reading
Where do you suppose the term “pastoral” comes from in pastoral psychology? It’s that shepherd thing again; the word “pastor” means someone who tends to sheep out in the pasture lands (pastoral means “out in the pasture”). In faith life, … Continue reading
Radix Fidem is the name of our covenant and our religion. As long as I’m alive, this will never be formalized into a government approved tax-free denomination. You are a member if you think you are and you try to … Continue reading
A critical element in pastoral counseling is helping people accept who they are and what they are made of, and to stop trying to change things that don’t need changing. It’s an art, a moral art form that yields precious … Continue reading
Take a moment to review Galatians 6:1-5 and 1 Corinthians 10:12-13. Western society in general, and American society in particular, is schizophrenic about sex. We still have this pervasive, if not always conscious, mythology about the Fall as primarily an … Continue reading