Christ the Lord

In his book, Ethics, the late Dietrich Bonhoeffer outlines a revolutionary theological paradigm that challenges many of the dichotomies perpetuated by traditional Christian teachings. Two of these dichotomies - Good versus Evil and God's World versus Satan's World - he neatly dismantles through page after page of relentless logic. In the following few journal entries, …

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In quantum love

January 21, 2016 (Kampala): Last night we had dinner at Cafe Roma's with G and her friend B. At one point, B was telling us about the Christian books she and G read together. Then she self-consciously and insecurely made the caveat that even though these books aren't 'Bible studies', they are still 'based on …

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Living gospels

July 5, 2015: In my reading this morning, Jean-Pierre de Caussade waxed eloquent on the subject of divine speech-as-action: "Of life of Jesus! Comprehending and extending beyond all the centuries of time, life effecting new operations of grace at every moment... "How many Gospels would have to be written to record the history of all …

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My universe

July 3, 2015, in Timu, northeastern Uganda: The last couple of weeks I've been reading My Universe by Teilhard de Chardin. It's a short and exceptionally clear presentation of his main ideas. I record here some key quotes that I want to remember...because they speak my truth as well: "Ever since childhood, the need to …

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Spiritual science

June 21, 2015: Christ is in the world, and because of that, science is a spiritual, religious, eminently Christian endeavor. For some years, I harbored some guilt for not wanting to do such an ostensibly spiritual activity as Bible translation, preferring instead the allegedly unspiritual activity of linguistic science. But God has been showing me …

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True Man

"He who is the spirit of the Logos in me, whom I perceive, must increase. I, my ego being, must decrease. I must prepare the ways and make straight the paths for Him who comes after me, whose messenger as an ego-being I am, the messenger of the light of the world which will one …

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