August 19th, 2010

Parting shots from Q1: Makes You Think or Turns You Off.

"Whoever does not hate his father and mother will not be able to learn from me.  Whoever does not hate his son and daughter cannot belong to my school.
Whoever does not accept his cross [bear up under condemnation] and so become my follower, cannot be one of my students.
Whoever tries to preserve his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life on account of me will preserve it." -- Q1

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A wise Sikh once said: "I was fine and then i got defined."  When we give people roles, we define them.
This is true, even if that role is "mother of God."
Meister Eckhart said we should all be mothers of God
Well, if we were all mothers of God,
Then "Mother of God" would no longer be a role,
Just another characteristic of human beings,
Like two ears and one heart.

Holy Mary, mother of God, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed are all women among women
and all people among people
and all creatures among creation.

By All Means, Stop!

                                                        We saw this sign on the desert along U.S. Highway 93, just inside the Idaho Line:
                                                                                                        ALL
                                                                                             WATERCRAFT
                                                                                                     MUST
                                                                                                     STOP