A few members of the black community have liked a particular post from Gospel of Grace and Peace Facebook page today, which is a quote on success by Maya Angelou. Come to think of it, maybe there is a reason why this quote resonates with them so much, as much as it also resonates with… Continue reading A rebel’s definition of success
Video description Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh says listening can help end the suffering of an individual, put an end to war and change the world for the better. Watch as he explains how to practice compassionate listening.
“In our work to end modern slavery, we must find the time to take care of ourselves, and to take care of the present moment. By doing so, we can find some relative peace in our body and mind to continue our work. We need to recognise and embrace our own suffering, our anger, fear,… Continue reading Embracing our own suffering maintains the energy of compassion in our hearts
I have checked out the video and I resonate with Drew Sumrall’s message on what it means to be a militant of truth, and I learnt that Paul was a militant of the universality of truth by maintaining a steadfast fidelity to the event of the cross, or the death and resurrection of Christ, through… Continue reading A militant of truth (Saint Paul teaching series with Drew Sumrall)
Originally posted on pastordawn:
jimmytst:According to Dr Brene Brown, empathy is feeling connection. It involves seeing from the other person’s perspective, staying out of judgment, recognising the emotions of the person, and communicating that. Empathy is entering into that sacred space in which we say to the other person “I know what it is like down here. You are… Continue reading The Power of Empathy: Dr Brene Brown
Here’s sharing this article that introduces postmodern theology and the theory of deconstruction as well as the “death of God” theologians, who “saw the potential of (Derrida’s) deconstruction to further their project of announcing the end of theology (the death of God)”. According to the article, the “death of God” theologians fastened onto Derrida’s idea… Continue reading “Death of God” theologians.