Studying the Bible

I grew up in the Episcopalian/Anglican church in Chicagoland. Even though this faith is closely tied to the teachings of the New Testament, I don't remember us learning any Bible stories in Sunday School. Later, I studied philosophy in college and learned about the teachings of Christian thinkers Saint Augustine and Saint Thomas Aquinas. I … Continue reading Studying the Bible

Life Lessons: Guidance for All Ages

I am publishing a second book on Amazon on July 5th titled Life Lessons: Guidance for All Ages. This is an anthology of 35 true stories from 12 native English-speaking authors sharing experiences that happened to them and concluding with what each author learned. Each touching story begins with a quote related to the subject, … Continue reading Life Lessons: Guidance for All Ages

Lesson Three: Connect to the Sacred

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” — Buddha The first time I looked death inthe face I was 7-years-old. I saw my beloved grandfather Charles in an open coffin. He had a red bruise on his forehead because he … Continue reading Lesson Three: Connect to the Sacred