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I was asked after yesterday’s “Beatitudes” sermon about the translation “meek” in Matthew 5:5.

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In most spiritual teachings, “resistance” is a “four-letter word” – something to be avoided at all times.

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When the “mä’-gos ” arrived in Jerusalem, they explained to King Herod that they were seeking “the child who has been born king of the Jews.”

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The “mä’-gos” who traveled to Bethlehem to kneel and pay homage to the baby Mary bore, and to offer “gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh”, point the way for those who seek skills of wisdom for the journey of life.

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It is unfortunate that The Rev. John Henry Hopkins (1820-1891) has so completely shaped the popular imagination about the Christian festival of Epiphany (celebrated on January 6).

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The relationship between the inner life and outer action has been a hotly debated question in spiritual circles for centuries.

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John Hersey’s The Wall is not a great book.

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Like most great archetypal stories, there are a number of versions of the story of the precious stone out in the vast world of spiritual teaching.

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In the prayer Jesus is said to have prayed from the cross in Luke 23:34, Jesus not only demonstrates the nature of forgiveness, also points the way to that place where forgiveness becomes possible.

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Life at times travels through troubled terrain. There is no place to hide, no way to avoid the inevitable discomfort of occasionally awkward circumstances.

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