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Have you ever shared your personal spiritual journey in words or pictures? What does your faith look like when no one is watching? Do you have a favorite prayer or blessing? How do you imagine God? Do you consider yourself spiritual but not religious?
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Randall_Balmer Randall Balmer is an Episcopal priest and professor of American religious history at Barnard College, Columbia University. He is editor-at-large for Christianity Today, and his commentaries on religion in America have appeared in Sojourners, The Nation, the New York Times, and in newspapers across the country. He is author of numerous books, including God in the White House: A History How Faith Shaped the Presidency from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush. He lives in Woodbury, Connecticut with his wife Catherine Randall, who is also a professor and an author.
Diana_Butler_Bass Diana Butler Bass is the author of seven books on the history and practice of Christianity, including "Christianity for the Rest of Us," a study of mainline Protestantism and "A People's History of Christianity." She writes for The Huffington Post and Beliefnet and frequently comments in the media about American religion. She is a practicing Christian (an Episcopalian) and takes as her motto Jesus's words, "Love God and love your neighbor as yourself. Do this and you will live."
Rabbi_David_J_Wolpe David J. Wolpe is a senior rabbi at the Sinai Temple of Los Angeles and a teacher at UCLA.Rabbi Wolpe writes for many publications, including New York Jewish Week, Jerusalem Post, Los Angeles Times, and Beliefnet.com. He has appeared as a commentator on CNN and CBS This Morning, and has been featured on the History Channel’s Mysteries of the Bible. He is the author Why Faith Matters and the national bestseller Making Loss Matter: Creating Meaning in Difficult Times. Rabbi Wolpe lives in Los Angeles.
TeMpErAnCe "LIFE-LiVE It FuLlY,ExIt" ,me..."I came to bring LIFE abundantly" ,Jesus
Flyvapnet "righteousness n. A sturdy virtue that was once found among the Pantidoodles inhabiting the lower part of the peninsula of Oque. Some feeble attempts were made by returned missionaries to introduce it into several European countries, but it appears to have been imperfectly expounded. An example of this faulty exposition is found in the only extant sermon of the pious Bishop Rowley, a characteristic passage from which is here given: 'Now righteousness consisteth not merely in a holy state of mind, nor yet in performance of religious rites and obedience to the letter of the law. It is not enough that one be pious and just: one must see to it that others also are in the same state; and to this end compulsion is a proper means. Forasmuch as my injustice may work ill to another, so by his injustice may evil be wrought upon still another, the which it is as manifestly my duty to estop as to forestall mine own tort. Wherefore if I would be righteous I am bound to restrain my neighbor, by force if needful, in all those injurious enterprises from which, through a better disposition and by the help of Heaven, I do myself restrain.'" -- Ambrose Bierce. 'The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce' Vol. 7 "The Devil's Dictionary" (Garden City, New York: Doubleday Page & Company, 1911)
jasmyn Those who have faith need no explanation, for those who have no faith, no explanation is possible. -Anonymous
CJMAX Religion is the biggest hoax ever.
dandalion "A mote of dust suspended in a sun beam" ~ Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot
GaryR John 15:13-15. "Greater love hath noman than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my firends, if ye do whatsoever I command you . Henseforth I call you not servants, for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: But H ave called you firends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made know unto you." [My add: Christ laid down his life for us... Greater love hath noone than this! and he called us his friends.]
yslamb "By prayer, by the deep inward gaze which opens the eyes of the soul to behold the presence of God, a (wo)man feels the steady rhythm of life itself." Howard Thurman
Jenny219 Dream&Do -Andy Tatom
dave144usa God in Heaven's personal feelings are to be considered in all decisions large or small.
Kwana "When the power of love, overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace" - Jimi Hendrix
Published October 11, 2010