5th Day of Lent, we read from the Gospel of John 14:1-12
Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place
Roll away your stone, I’ll roll away mine
Together we can see what we will find
Don’t leave me alone at this time
For I am afraid of what I will discover inside
‘Cause you told me that I would find a hole
Within the fragile substance of my soul
And I have filled this void with things unreal
And all the while my character it steals
If you are on Facebook, you know that the “proper” response to a calamity in a “friend’s life” is “You are in my prayers.”
Do you do it? Do you pray every day? Do you include all those folks in calamity or distress? Maybe you’re like my family. We said grace when company was present – or when my brother-in-law the minister
In the years I flew helicopters around Alaska, I rarely knew exactly where I was. We had maps, but being precise about your location while traveling at 130 miles per hour was difficult and unnecessary. It was unnecessary because I used landmarks to measure my progress and keep me on my path.
When I began flying in the Gulf of Mexico,
Myrtle Fillmore, co-founder of Unity, was often sick during much of her early life. She was diagnosed with tuberculosis in her youth. Since several members of her family had the disease, she was told she inherited the disease. Mrs. Fillmore, decided that she was incurable and destined to die young.
In 1886, she attended a lecture by metaphysician Dr. E. B.