Month: February 2019

Weekly Message from T. J.

Where There Is Hope

For many years, I had a saying. “Where there is breath, there is hope.” This meant that if someone is still breathing, there is a chance—a chance at redemption, a chance at healing, a chance a reconciliation, a chance of some kind. … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Wonderful

Years ago, in a lifetime far away, I was at a party with Gwyneth Paltrow. I remember passing by her—she’s tall—and sort of chuckling that she was drinking a Corona Light. In those days I kind of thought Corona was light enough. But a few … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Last Resort

This month’s spiritual theme is Spirit / Mana. To deepen our understanding and our conversations around these themes it helps to experience different perspectives. Each month I’ll be putting together a set of writings to help with this. These are taken from essays, poetry, … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Free Exercise

Many of us grow up hearing about the separation of church and state in the United States. And the idea seems relatively simple. Religion or religious bodies and the civil government should not be too intertwined. That’s the idea. But that idea, the separation … read more.