Tag Archives: Kingdom of God

Salvation Begins Now

“I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.” John 15:5 Jesus said that God is the vine grower and He is the vine. Each one of us is like a branch from that vine. When we are conscious of this divine connection and live in that consciousness we are truly living in the will of God. It is living in a constant flow of love and acceptance. However, when our egos take over and life becomes …

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God’s Story, Your Story, and My Story

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about personal stories. Our personal stories don’t just occur all by themselves in a vacuum of our own inner landscape. In truth, there’s a part of that because it takes personal growth, inner reflection, desires, an awareness of ourselves as individuals to understand, name, and claim our story. But all of that inner stuff lives in an objective world of other people, families, communities, places, cultures and events. Our journeys happen in places and times with other people. We are shaped in a context, in interrelationship with others. …

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