Trust, Part Four: of transcendence and immanence

By |2014-08-18T22:34:45+00:00July 10th, 2011|

Manning wrote in Ruthless Trust (2000):...We can no more catch a hurricane in a shrimp net or Niagara Falls in a coffee cup then we can grasp the infinity of God's reality. A one-sided focus on his Otherness reduces the Holy One to a cosmic observer, a distant outsider disengaged from the yaw and pitch of [...]

Trust, Part Three: the waiting factor

By |2014-08-18T22:34:45+00:00June 24th, 2011|

I know that I'm in the middle of a series on "trust," but since the topic is pretty much synonymous, I decided to include this bit on "waiting." I wrote the following article for a prayer site that I've been developing:Waiting is something synonymous with being human, and something that has been a muse for [...]

Trust, Part Two: the scars remain

By |2014-08-18T22:34:45+00:00June 22nd, 2011|

The love of God is not a pastry - it is a meal. Or for that matter, perhaps it is the protein that makes up the food. While fame, money, self-reliance, or the many other things that we fill our lives with, may keep us going, they may substitute but cannot replace the building block [...]