Who Came Up With Tikkun Olam? – Don’t surrender. Don’t escape. Fix the world. – Daily Dose of Wisdom

 See previous post The way we think of tikkun olam today is the end-product of a chain with three crucial links. Maybe you’ve heard of tikkun olam. It’s a phrase thrown around a lot in Jewish circles. Olam means “world,” and tikkun—well, it means all sorts of things. But in this sense, it means “repair.” So tikkun olam means “repairing [...]

Mary in Medjugorje- and Muslims

Mary is the most Iconic woman in the universe, the supreme example of womanhood even to the degree that Muslims also make their pilgrimage to Medjugorje. There have been apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, since 1981. Both Muslims and Christians make the pilgrimage to Medjugorje. During one of the earlier [...]

Wisdom To Heal

In every detail of your world you will find infinite complexity. That is divine. But it is not yet the true divine wisdom. The true wisdom lies in the power you are given to heal your world. via https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/3043996/jewish/Wisdom-to-Heal.htm

seek me and find me | I Sing Because I’m Free

When I was in my early 30’s, I experienced something life-changing.  I had been going to church steadily for a couple of years, and was doing my best to be a “good” person. But I found myself in a place of complete discontentment.  Everything looked perfect from the outside, but inside, I felt like the [...]

A cross to die for

continued … So you really believe the bible is “written” by me? That’s what I was taught.  And the odd thing is that no other “text” is given the same free-pass.  Everything else is cross-referenced … linked to other sources … checked for accuracy and legitimacy … but the bible is cross-referenced against itself … [...]

We Do Not Have to Give Up Hope

Adapted from the image of todayOur world is one that is breaking from pain and sin in every direction we look, it seems. But we do not have to give up hope, because we are women who see. If we will set our hearts on the discipline of prayer and give up the things that [...]

Memorial of the Guardian Angels-2 October 2017

Memorial of the Guardian Angels Lectionary: 455/650 Reading 1 ZEC 8:1-8 This word of the LORD of hosts came: Thus says the LORD of hosts: I am intensely jealous for Zion, stirred to jealous wrath for her. Thus says the LORD: I will return to Zion, and I will dwell within Jerusalem; Jerusalem shall be [...]