Bible Metaphysics Posts

Was Jesus a Jerk?

The account of the infirm man at the pool of Bethesda (John 5) is one of my favorites in the Bible. We learn that this man “had an infirmity thirty and eight years.” The waters of the Bethesda pool were said to be attended by an angel, and when the angel “troubled the...

Spiritual Healing: It’s Not What You Think

I spent the better part of December – 27 days(!) – in the hospital navigating a health challenge that I’ve been exploring on and off for the past several years. This experience took things to a whole new level, both in terms of the dis-ease, the hospitalization, and the resulting shift in my understanding of and insights into the meaning of spiritual healing.

Your Perceptions Are Not Reality

Think about this for a moment. The sun, as it appears to “rise” every morning, “move” through the sky during the day, and “set” in the evening, led astronomers of old to conclude that the sun revolved around the earth. It wasn’t until the 16th century that Copernicus...

Bible Metaphysics in One Chapter and Three Verses

When I was a kid, I was a bit of a nerd. I loved to read more than almost anything else. I was riveted by the ways stories could transport me to another place and time, move me to laughter and tears, elicit anger and empathy, and so much more, all without leaving my...
Spiritual Healing: It’s Not What You Think

Spiritual Healing: It’s Not What You Think

I spent the better part of December – 27 days(!) – in the hospital navigating a health challenge that I’ve been exploring on and off for the past several years. This experience took things to a whole new level, both in terms of the dis-ease, the hospitalization, and the resulting shift in my understanding of and insights into the meaning of spiritual healing.