Tag: forgiveness

A Fish Breakfast by the Galilee

A Fish Breakfast by the Galilee The 21st chapter of the Gospel of John provides a peculiar ending to the story of Jesus. Even as a resurrection appearance story it is unusual. While Matthew and Luke’s gospels tell of the ascension, John simply ends the story with Jesus having breakfast by the lake in the […]

Mondays in Lent: Lenten Readings

Each Monday, the Lamoni Heartland USA Diversity Team will publish a Lenten Reading. When I first prepared a Lenten Calendar and distributed it door-to-door in the neighborhood around my congregation, I had no idea if it would reach anyone in a meaningful way. The calendars drew attention to ideas for Lenten practices each day in […]

On Well-Being, Science and IMMB

On Connecting Science-Backed Keys to Well Being and the IMMB of Community of Christ Organizations like the Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) at UC Berkeley have brought attention to research on positive mental health and several keys to well-being: Compassion, Gratitude, Mindfulness, Diversity, Awe, Social Connection, Happiness, Forgiveness, Bridging Differences, Empathy, Altruism and Purpose. Their […]