Peter Rollins – We are a fiction

I noted that Peter Rollins was sharing about two ways of creating a community. He said that in a certain sense, we are a fiction, in that there are moments when we realise the stories we tell ourselves are a form of fiction because our beliefs are designed to prevent us from knowing who we…

Living a life of simplicity, wealth sharing and community ~ Shane Claiborne

Video information Produced By: Cheryl Weber Shane Claiborne is part of a new movement of people being called the “new monastics”. With culturally divergent views on issues like simplicity, wealth sharing and community, his views have been called both controversial and refreshing, depending on the source. Reporter Cheryl Weber sat down with him recently to…

Reflections on “A new day, a new way of thinking”

I agree with Carlton Pearson that renewing and re-knowing ourselves determines the quality of our life because so much of our angst and self-loathing had come from identity crisis and/or existential crisis, and organised religions, especially abrahamic faiths, had only deepened the wound in the human soul with their original sin theology, and widened the…

How can we deal with belief systems that make us suffer?

“Examine your possible motives for wanting to suffer. Do you deny that there‚Äôs anything wrong? Do you think it makes you a better person not to show others that you hurt? Do you enjoy the attention you get when you are sick or in distress? Do you feel safe being alone and not having to…