The Gates of Hope

This poem, by Victoria Safford, is speaking to my heart today. The Gates of Hope:Our mission is to plant ourselves at the gates of Hope—Not the prudent gates of Optimism,Which are somewhat narrower.Not the stalwart, boring gates of Common Sense;Nor the strident gates of Self-Righteousness,Which creak on shrill and angry hinges(People cannot hear us there;… Read More

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

“Blessed are those in emotional turmoil, they shall be united inside by love. Healthy are those who are weak and overextended for their purpose, they shall feel their inner flow of strength return. Healed are those who weep for their frustrated desire, they shall see the face of fulfillment in a new form.” – from… Read More

quote: evil spirits

“There are several hints in the Gospels that evil spirits represent unmet needs. The spirits inhabit the inner empty shell caused by feelings of inferiority, unworthiness, disempowerment, torture, pain, and alienation. There is nothing in the Gospel narratives to suggest that these evil forces are the result of wrong, immoral behavior; their power is garnered… Read More