Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

Rosa Mystica. A Christmas Ghazal Poem.

Rosa Mystica Rosa Mysticaa fragrant secret upon the mouth of God. Hildegard Von BingenYour praises echoed from her saintly lips. A Rose among thornsHeavenly chants of medieval monks fill the air. Garden of GodYour divine place of sweet refrain; rest … Continue reading

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The Salvation Army Red Kettle and Ringing of Bell History

As I was getting my Mrs. Santa Claus outfit together, in the last few weeks, in preparation for volunteering to ring The Salvation Army bell this holiday season, I decided to discover the history behind The Salvation Army red kettle … Continue reading

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Symbols in Christian Religious Art

Many years ago when I was taking an undergraduate Art History course at National University in San Diego, we took a field trip to The San Diego Museum of Art located in beautiful Balboa Park. We had a very knowledgeable … Continue reading

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Salvation in Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Monotheism.

Zoroastrianism “may be a minor religion on the world scene today, but it has had a major impact on the world by way of the other monotheisms.” (15) Monotheism: “the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.” (16) My … Continue reading

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My Ancestor Rev. Thomas Shepard, an English and American Puritan Minister and Significant Figure in Early Colonial New England.

In this month of August on the 25th will mark the 372nd anniversary of the death of my quite interesting and significant ancestor Rev. Thomas Shepard. He and his third wife Margaret Borodell are my 8th great-grandparents. She was the … Continue reading

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Task of Theology. Why it’s important to Me. General and Special Revelations

What do you see as the task of theology and why is this important for you and for your faith community? The work or task of theology according to Migliore is,” . . . inseparably bound to an identifiable faith … Continue reading

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Embracing the Beauty of Your High Forehead . . . You are Altogether Lovely

Embrace the Beauty of your High Forehead. For you are altogether lovely! Continue reading

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Letter to Philemon

The Epistle of Paul to Philemon = Freedom in Forgiveness Continue reading

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The Epistle to Titus

Paul’s Letter to Titus Background information about this epistle: “The Pastoral Epistles (PE) comprise a corpus of pseudepigraphical teachings attributed to the apostle Paul and ostensibly written to his closest followers, Timothy and Titus. These books were likely compiled in … Continue reading

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Epistle of Jude

Letter of St. Jude Continue reading

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