"I remember one day in early spring, I was
alone in the forest, lending my ear to its mysterious noises. I
listened, and my thought went back to what for these three years
it always was busy with--the quest for God" Leo
The "witchery of the soft blue
"Sky dust"--a witness for the Creator.
At 17 miles up the sky is always black, with only a luminous
glow from below. To the presence of dust in the atmosphere
we owe our sunrise splendors, gorgeous sunsets and radiant afterglow.
is God? What is the essential nature of the Sacred?
the millennia, much of a questionable nature has been said and done
in the "name" of God--is it any wonder there continues
to remain honest classes of atheists and agnostics? But is God really
as abusive as so often portrayed in word and deed?
is the vast mystery of God, God is the Tao that cannot be named.
Both immanent and transcendent, God cannot be contained within any
single belief system. Though all world religions hold doctrinal
slanders against the essential nature of God, they also have their
sacred gifts and their part to play in the noble pursuit of the
recovery of God. And though there remains much mystery about "God",
marvel of the physical creation itself suggests a deity that desires
to know us and to be known...
to this web site are from most every spiritual tradition, though
leaning somewhat in the Christian direction. This is unfortunately
a cultural thing and is not to suggest that Christianity is superior
or exclusive. The writers have lived within a dominant Christian
culture, and its influence is unavoidable. As a result its
natural to present contributions written a bit more from the Christian
perspective. This in no way is meant to discount the wealth of truth
found in other major religious traditions, some of which is found
here. As the site expands, effort will be made to embrace and add
more and more truth that lies within other major religious faiths
of various religious traditions are invited to e-mail comments,
essays, poetry and quotes from other religious material that exalts
the good character and name of the Creator. The goal is to present
the best of God as expressed in every spiritual tradition
Alcoholics Anonymous to Zen Buddhism
Church of All Churches
mighty, true church of all churches...church under starry roof...church
where not a mark is to be seen of human hand! This was the church
of God's building, the only fitting type of a yet greater, a yet
holier church, whose stars are the burning eyes of self-forgetting
love, whose worship is a ceaseless ministration of self-forgetting
deeds--the one real ideal church, the body of the living God, built
of the hearts and souls of men and women out of every nation and
every creed, through all time and over all the world, redeemed alike
from Judaism, paganism, and all the false Christianities that darken
and dishonor the true..."
Selection from The Laird's Inheritance
"Waiting for the Believers"