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  • Thought of the Day...

    Posted March 2, 2010 by Rev. David Friend

    The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it. Carl Jung, "Modern Man in Search of a Soul" Swiss psychologist (1875 - 1961)

  • Sticks and stones.

    Posted March 1, 2010 by Abraham Bernstein

    Ok so here i sit after tellin a freind of mine that I've been ordaned, and he laughed at me. I love him like a brother, but I want to punch him. I know that I'm ordaned and enlightend, so I want to punch him with ritious indignation. But I won't I just need to vent a little so here it...

  • Thought of the Day...

    Posted March 1, 2010 by Rev. David Friend

    "Human beings by nature want happiness and do not want suffering.  With that feeling everyone tries to achieve happiness and tries to get rid of suffering, and everyone has the basic right to do this.  In this way, all here are the same, whether rich or poor, educat...

  • My First Sermon

    Posted February 28, 2010 by Anthony Frisko

    The universe is here. It either began or has been forever. We are a part of this universe... Though our perspective of it may be small... It goes on very far.  The universe is alive. "Oh but I can debate that!" Hush! Listen... There is life within the universe... As there is life within us. Bi...

  • The Best is Yet to Come!!

    Posted February 26, 2010 by Darrell Olson

    I have spent a lot of time thinking about how to improve my quality of life. I am by no means perfect, but then again, perfection lies in the eyes of the beholder, and to behold yourself as a perfect creation is nothing short of admittance of a greater truth that awaits behind closed doors. Perfecti...

  • Just starting

    Posted February 26, 2010 by Rev. Danial Allman

    Hey,   Im starting out on my journey as a minister compleatly now.  if anyone has advice im all ears, Im starting out with absolutly nothing.  Please keep me in your prayers.

  • On Rorty-Type Attacks On Metaphysics.

    Posted February 25, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    It’s often said that a problem with Plato, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, and a host of other ontological philosophers was that they either ignored or had certain sciences not available to them, thus they labored in “ignorance” on mind-body dualisms or significance.  But a good number of atheism-p...

  • Reality Shows!?

    Posted February 25, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      (These blogs are designed to do "transformation work," I would like to think of house keeping business.  These are not the feel good articles.  These articles are meant to stir up, as some who are in the spirit, quicken the spirit, to question life and so hopefully transform. ...

  • Lessons from Repetition

    Posted February 25, 2010 by Timothy Hayes

    The Mindshifters group watched the first half of the lecture by Dr. Michael Ryce, "Empowered to Heal". This lecture discusses observations about how we are energetic systems and not "physical bodies". This week my learning is about the importance of repetition for the material I find most valu...

  • GOOD VS EVIL

    Posted February 25, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                  Too often in today's society we have a tenancy to concentrate on all the bad, the economy, corrupt bankers, charity leaders making as much as a pro ball player, crime, no health care, a political system as broken and...

  • Lotus Healing and Spiritual Center

    Posted February 24, 2010 by Veronica Rosas

    Ok so my healing work has finally got some feet. I should have a website up and running in a few weeks but for now... www.facebook.com/home.php   Any support is much appreciated. This is my heart and soul!

  • Nonprofit for Who?

    Posted February 24, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                  Charity is a wonderful thing and we should contribute to those who help the poor. Unfortunately too many times the CEO lives like a king on the back of the donations.          ...

  • supernaturalism

    Posted February 24, 2010 by Rev. Dr. Dean And Rev. Barbara Rose

    After having studied physics, I have realized that we live in a very strange universe. At the subatomic level, science sees that most of the structure of an atom is empty space - there is tiny nucleus surrounded by orbiting electrons which make up the atom with mostly empty space being the predo...

  • Advice And Encouragement To Those Believing We Are All Children Of The Same Universe.

    Posted February 23, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    I use the avatar of a bust of ancient philosopher Parmenides to symbolize my purpose for joining the ULC Monastery minister’s forum; he is known by fragments mostly of a proem (that’s not mis-spelled) surviving from circa 550 BCE; he is largely known through references back to him by such philosophe...

  • !!!!!DRUGS!!!!!

    Posted February 23, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                             There has been some discussion on the site about drugs. Many of us were brought up by parents that told us they did not do those kinds of things in there day a...

  • Cosmic Intoxication

    Posted February 23, 2010 by Paul Loverde

     Let me tell you at length about the bus ride dynamic that went on yesterday.  Cosmic.     I get down to the stop at 2nd and Santa Monica, and take my spot at the stoop of a building that has an AA meeting going on inside.  It was the first brick building in Santa Monica, ...

  • Sometimes God gives us a hard time to believe

    Posted February 22, 2010 by Rev. Andreas Luck

     Do you also have the feeling sometimes, that God test your believe? I have this time right now. It's so hard. I do not live in my home country, so I just can't get help from the government. I work so hard, but there is no income right now. I have two lovely daugters, where I'm...

  • ?????Rapture?????

    Posted February 22, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                  This word RAPTURE. I find it extremely interesting that so many quote this as scripture, when in fact the word appears no where in the  KJV, NKJV, NLT, NIV, ESV,RVR, NASB,RSV, ASV, YNG, WEB, HNV, Latin Vulgate, WLC(H...

  • Where Faith Goes to Die

    Posted February 22, 2010 by Patriarch ISAAC

     As a minister is it always our biggest fear to be prepared for service and on time to find a room full of empty seats. We dream of it happening to each of us. Why? Because this is a sign that faith has died. Faith in ourselves as a leader; Faith in our beliefs of our religion; Faith in all we ...

  • legalizing cannabis over other illegal drugs

    Posted February 22, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    here is my view on why i feel cannabis should be de-crimilized across the board. main reason i believe this is that the cannabis has many uses.....................from medical uses it had over 200 uses in this field alone before it was outlawed .......i understand you can over dose on cannabis but ...

  • Introduction to A Course In Miracles with Advanced Understanding

    Posted February 21, 2010 by Timothy Hayes

    Last Tuesday evening the Mindshifters group watched the second half of the lecture by Dr. Michael Ryce titled, "Introduction to A Course In Miracles with Advanced Understanding". While we have watched this lecture several times already, there is always something different which catches my attention....

  • All Translations Are The Same, Are They?

    Posted February 21, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                   "All translations of the Bible say the same thing" I hear this all the time, but do they really? I am the first to agree that the different translations are very similar in most respects and for those of us with a...

  • A "Love Experiment" Reflection

    Posted February 20, 2010 by Natasha Sol

    It's been a week since some friends and I embarked on a 3-day journey last Friday, called "The Love Experiment", inspired by John Randolph Price's, The Love Book. I have to admit that my experience didn't manifest quite like the fluffy, LUV bunny fest like I envisioned it would be (im...

  • For Those Who Cyberstalk Or Seek To Harm ULC Monastery Or Ministerial Trade Reputation.

    Posted February 19, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    Two nights ago I aquired some cyberstalker using name "Anonymous" with no photo; as I was going to post this, another of "its" messages was at my blog, this time implying I'm a Tennessean or in Tennessee...I deleted it, and I'm sure you would agree such stalker regardless of who it fl...

  • The Deafening Silence of Fear

    Posted February 19, 2010 by Charles Lee, Jr

    Yeah.. you know those times when you feel like you're going to lose something or, someone...a job; a loved one; a reputation; a possession or; even our own life. Nothing is more prevelant yet, less acknowledged the fears and trepedation we live out our days with, gnawing on our emotional ...

  • judgeing people

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    many people tell me they dont do it many feel its wrong i feel they should stop lying to them selves we as a human race must make judgments i mean through the time of a single day we will go through, there will be many interactions with random new people plus you got the peopl...

  • what god says

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    i will never tell you what god says i dont know god never meet him/her/it (not going to argue if god is a guy or a chick or even some kind of panda bear) well unless iam making a joke but mainly i just cant tell you what god says i cant tell you gods plan nor can i tell you what...

  • view on gays

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    gays are against nature many have said just that what i dont get is if its against nature why are so many animals gay or why do they do gay acts i mean we cant really teach them iam sure we can through science and conditaning but i dont think there is a group out there devoting ...

  • view on abortion

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    my church's stand on abortion iam so Pro-choice have been all my life so goes with out saying my church is Pro-choice so i state it here and now the church of "The Seed of Life & The Leaves of Healing" stands behind Pro-choice a few reasons A. some people for he...

  • view on bith control and sex ed

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    my churchs view on birth control and sex education birth control is the best condoms pills shots what ever is all gravy to me kids are great and everything but its not great to have a kid when one is not ready i think iam not saying every one should just go out and get the pill and som...

  • view on divorce

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    my church view on divorce iam pro- divorce so my church is pro-divorce one reason mainly i see no point in staying married if your not happy with it iam not talking about you two are fighting over bills or over who does the most chores iam talking that you and your spouse h...

  • my view on death

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    my churchs view on death well wish i could say there is a heaven the idea of heaven makes no sence to me so i cant really believe into it now i do believe that when a person dies we get recycled back into the earth (this also works with my human race evolving thing with different pl...

  • my church and cannabis what i believe

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    my church and cannabis the church of "the seed of life & the leaves of healing fully supports the cannabis plant this is truly a holy gift from the creator if one is hungry they may eat of this plants seeds and be feed if one is ill the use of this plant can help in many way...

  • to forgive

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    to forgive i believe every one gets one free one i also believe to forgive a stranger faster then a friend since well a friend should know better two times ok maybe three times is pushing it better be glad i like you fourth time is just not going to happen u...

  • my views on getting married

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    the sanctuary fully supports people getting married its a great thing to see such a love we also support gay people in getting married  love is not about gender we also support more then just 2 being married some times such a love as this is shared between more then one...

  • cannabis in my sanctuary

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    in my sanctuary in sanctuary cannabis is used in helping one gain enlightment it is also used in calming a troubled mind or in helping people with the mourning of a lost love one we do not believe in abusing cannabis but in protecting it the sale of cannabis is forbiden in my...

  • being alone

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    at times it seems we are alone but the fact is we are all linked everything from the rocks to the trees to us we are all one we are all the same everything came from the same begining and and everything will have the same end

  • other religions view on cannabis

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    other religions view on the the holy plant Tradition in India maintains that the gods sent man the Hemp plant so that he might attain delight, courage, and have heightened sexual desires. When nectar or Amrita dropped down from heaven, Cannabis sprouted from it. Another story t...

  • cannabis & my church

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    Cannabis, A Sacrament of the Religion of the "Seed of Life & The Leaves of Healing" MEMBERS OF the church of "The Seed of Life & The Leaves of Healing" ARE MANDATED TO USE CANNABIS SACRAMENT IN SPIRITUAL/MEDITATIVE PRACTICES BECAUSE WE BELIEVE THAT SACRAMENTAL CANNABIS: for the S...

  • if done wrong

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    care to remeber to take ones time not to rush in and cause more negative energy then ask can it be fixed if so do what you can do you want it fixed some times its best to move on i feel if you have been wronged so many times its better to move on

  • charity

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

      charity if you see a hungry person feed him if you can if you see a hurt person heal them if you can if you see a sick person cure them if you can if you see some one in need of protection protect them if you can iam not saying give till it hurts iam not even saying...

  • space evolution

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    we are one of earth for we come from the earth the air, water, earth, life & energy energy begins life life breaths the air and drinks the water & even consumes other life through living and death life will release back in to the earth. energy, air, & water they a...

  • rule one

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    rule one one should learn all they can you should never be scared to question something so question it all

  • a reason i dislike some christian preachers

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    not too long ago some one important to my wife had passed now its been a few days since then this person use to go to a church and the person who preach was brother greg now brother greg waited a week or two to let some people know this person had pass even though he knew about it befo...

  • found this online about cannabis and religon

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    Of the historical material indicating the Hebraic use of cannabis, the strongest and most profound piece of evidence was established in 1936 by Sula Benet (a.k.a. Sara Benetowa), a Polish etymologist from the Institute of Anthropological Sciences in Warsaw. Benet later stated  that:  "...

  • kaneh-bosm

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    kaneh-bosm THEN THE LORD SAID TO MOSES, "TAKE THE FOLLOWING FINE SPICES: 500 SHEKELS OF LIQUID MYRRH, HALF AS MUCH OF FRAGRANT CINNAMON, 250 SHEKELS OF KANNABOSM, 500 SHEKELS OF CASSIA - ALL ACCORDING TO THE SANCTUARY SHEKEL - AND A HIND OF OLIVE OIL. MAKE THESE INTO MAKE THESE INTO A SACRED ...

  • even god wanted cannabis

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    GOD wants cannabis kaneh-bosm appears in Isaiah, where God is reprimanding the Israelites for, among other things, not supplying him with his due of the Holy Herb. YOU HAVE NOT BROUGHT ANY KANEH FOR ME, OR LAVISHED ON ME THE FAT OF YOUR SACRIFICES. BUT YOU HAVE BURDENED ME WITH YOUR SI...

  • old time use of cannabis

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    Ancient Hebraic use According to Aryeh Kaplan, [13] cannabis was an ingredient in the Holy anointing oil mentioned in various sacred Hebrew texts. The herb of interest is most commonly known as kaneh-bosem (קְנֵה-בֹשֶׂם; the si...

  • what i say

    Posted February 19, 2010 by William Or Asian Wil Steele

    what i say Rev Asian Will says I will never use the fear of death to force people to believe as I do & I detest any religion or cult that uses such a fear on it followers you will never hear me speak of hell for feel its a sorry ass way to get followers if you read ...

  • Who Where The Giants

    Posted February 19, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

               I've been asked about the Giants that the KJV infers were the sons of God and that they went into the daughters of men and the women bore them children. Below are a group of text from different sources that may help people answer...

  • The Masters' Table

    Posted February 18, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      I needed a time away from transformation to give a reflection of transcending from one plane to the next...safe journeys! The Masters’ Table A Gendered Base Education               What is language?  What is knowledge? ...

  • What Happened To The Ark Of The Covenant

    Posted February 18, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                   I can not begin to guess at the number of times this question has been ask of me. Unfortunately the Bibles used by the modern Protestant faiths leaves this question with no answer, even the Standard KJV that I my...

  • The Eight Day

    Posted February 17, 2010 by Rev. Sir Patrick Shinkle

    And on the Eight Day, God has come back leaving his Presence know to those who listen.  God is here to witness his living Son and feel the Holy Spirits Love.  No one really knows the length of God's Day, do you?   It has been upon us for some time now.  May the Holy Trinity ...

  • A Valentines gift from God

    Posted February 17, 2010 by James Spencer

    On Sunday 2/7/2010 I was visiting my Mother-in-law's church and the pastor asked everyone to pray in place. So I closed my eyes and asked God for an amplifier for my bass guitar. I asked as a child would ask his rich parents for something he or she felt they needed. You know how kids are. I bel...

  • Fascinating or One Sided

    Posted February 17, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                    I'm not so sure that we are looking at the whole picture.           Literalists are required by scripture KJV 2Tim 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved un...

  • Lent

    Posted February 17, 2010 by Rev. Michael Meakin, Abbot; The Order Of Saint Elizabeth I (OSEI)

    Incarnate Once, in a barren desert, God Almighty dwelled; confronted by a paradox that never would be quelled; God made flesh, a living, breathing part of His own Creation; yet, separated from the realm from which came His inspiration. The Father's voice within His ear did echo all the whi...

  • Quantum AND Reality Shifts- Check this out!

    Posted February 16, 2010 by Rev. Sir Patrick Shinkle

    Look up the word "Quantum". Any one can understand what it is about and don't be intimidated by it. It has been proven that everything is connected. Now look up the words "Reality Shift". This is a new concept that we can make things happen collectively. The power of prayer is an examp...

  • Does God Plan All Events In Every Life?

    Posted February 16, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    [I’m addressing this topic on permissive will solely from my own Christian faith’s dynamics, in particular for comparison to John Calvin’s “The Institutes” on same…not to deride or exclude any other perspectives, but to present my hesitance toward Calvinist predestination theory and general overuse ...

  • Who is Yahwey?

    Posted February 16, 2010 by Sage David Rosman

    My dear gentlepersons: I know the origins of the term "Yahwey" and its various spellings. It is my understanding that the word is not found in the Torah except as a respelling of "Adonoi" as to not insult God if misused. Is this correct? If you are a Jewish of Christian scholor,...

  • Time of Light

    Posted February 14, 2010 by Patriarch ISAAC

    I must admit that procrastination has kept me from actually completing this months discussion on time. I knew 3 days before the beginning of February what I intended to write but as the time drew near I couldn't find the words. The joys of the month overwhelmed me, as they should. We focus all ...

  • The Darkness

    Posted February 13, 2010 by Matthew James

      Em-Hotep      From the Exp. that I have gathered over the years, I find that a great many people in this world are a little more than afraid of the Darkness!  They consider it to be evil or where the demons and devils live.  Well, that may be true in some regar...

  • A Man Of The Cloth

    Posted February 12, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                  There is a small town in the south eastern United States that is home to a small church that has as average attendance of 150.  The economy in this town has been hit hard, and as the members of the community lost the...

  • Identity Politics

    Posted February 11, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      Next » « Prev Identity Politics Reflections of Class Discussion Publish Date: 02/11/2010   I just wanted to check in that I wanted you to know that my intentions in class are to go deeper and be a critical thinker. I realize I have lost some good ties with women in the class...

  • Iran

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Rev. Jeremy Cook

        Greetings all, As an activist and advocate for freedom of expression and democracy, and as a technophile, I have been intrigued to watch the protests going on in Iran over the last eight months.  I was deeply saddened as the images of the last minutes of the life of a young l...

  • Cultural Unity with the White Man's Family

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      Disclaimer: These articles may have materials of offensive language, theories and views, they do not have the intention to show any personal opinion... These views are very thought Provocative, please beware of strong language and theories.  Class assignments...     Cu...

  • Balancing Secular And Spiritual Temptation To Expediency.

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    In the manner that many criticize the bare claim of genetic/intellectual superiority as a "reason" to eradicate the significance of ethics and generalized dignity, so too per Mark Chapter 7 Jesus appears to have criticized those religious who over-use "God's property or will" as a no-questions-...

  • Funerals and Religions

    Posted February 10, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                  Ministers of all faiths often times use funerals as an opportunity to impress their individual beliefs, doctrine on those attending in an attempt to proselyte or to put it into their words "win souls". I have mixed e...

  • Confessional Ethics.

    Posted February 9, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    The Roman Catholic Confessional, always for what that religion deems a sacrament, has always prima facie been a way for penitents to privately meet with clergy and be informed Jesus forgives all their sins...essentially what, say, ULC Monastery conveys through its online chapel absolution; Benedict ...

  • Why have we never been given the names of the third that was cast out of heaven with lucifer?

    Posted February 9, 2010 by Seer Ashlamaz

     Holy Tablets, Chapter Eight, Tablet Two- The Anointer of The Cherub (19 x 2 = 38)   Lo! O' El Nuwr, the healing, the burning light in the chest of each human being,  2. Forever the very Eloheem who will feel the pain of hell. 3. Let the disagreeable Eloheem Cherubeem: Abbadu...

  • A Preachers Kid/ Rebal

    Posted February 9, 2010 by Greta Ramey

    Well growning up my Father was a Southern Old Reg. Baptist Preacher very old school where you couldnt wear make up or pants and women didnt preach but as I got older and started to get wild and finally got married I said I have enough of church cause we went every where you could think of I hated it...

  • Living with Christ

    Posted February 9, 2010 by Rev. James Spotts

    There have been so many changes for the best since i've turned my life over to Christ.  I am seeing the world in a different way. When i read my bible i get a sense of peace that comes over me that i cannot describe. Last year may 11th 2009 i had brain surgery to remove a 2 inch tumor and...

  • Women in Domestic Times

    Posted February 7, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      Murray chapter six, domestic violence against women: What is domestic abuse against women?                    If a man takes a wife and, after lying with her, dislikes her and slanders her and gives h...

  • Women in Domestic Times

    Posted February 7, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      Murray chapter six, domestic violence against women: What is domestic abuse against women?                    If a man takes a wife and, after lying with her, dislikes her and slanders her and gives h...

  • In Furtherance Of Ethical Culturalism.

    Posted February 6, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    Just as there is no single social Darwinian unifier, other than the term itself, there need be no one particular spirituality or group of them geared to peaceful eternal progress.  I see through the Bible that I may adequately express my concurrence with God through advocating “Ethical Culture...

  • The Festival of Presence

    Posted February 6, 2010 by Garry Sprigg

    The Festival of Presence The Festival of Presence is to honor and practice living in the Now, the present! This holiday is celebrated by the enlightened in spiritual understanding. Purpose: To promote spiritual evolution Teachings: You are Love, created by God...

  • What Would Jesus Do For Tiger Woods? The Nelson Newsletter Feb.2010

    Posted February 5, 2010 by Roberta "Josephine" Nelson

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  • Recapping Epiphenomenal Epigenetic Use Of Christianity.

    Posted February 4, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    One understands the social Darwinian position is that religion is but a common innate self-projection in all humanity, with any religion being but an excuse for enabling one collective to suppress or conquer another(s) through singular action or in combination with allies…in the social and intellect...

  • A Ministers Wish

    Posted February 4, 2010 by Rev. James Spotts

    My only wish now is to be one of Gods children and do his bidding. And through me help others to learn the way of Christ. The lord knows that i've had a rough life and through him and him only will i be healed of my short comings.           ...

  • Be Merciful

    Posted February 4, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      Be Merciful Finding Peace Publish Date: 01/12/2010 Job Reflections Then Elihu said, "Hear my words, you wise men. Listen to me, you who know. For the ear tests words as the mouth tastes food. Let us choose for ourselves what is right. Let us know among ourselves what is good. For Job h...

  • Standing Alone: Vision Creed

    Posted February 4, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      Standing Alone: Vision Creed   The Feminist Standpoint: Material life (class position in Marxist theory) not only structures but sets limits on the understanding of social relations. The vision of the ruling class (or gender) structures the material relations in which all parties are ...

  • 10 US Baptists charged with child kidnap

    Posted February 4, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                   By FRANK BAJAK Associated Press Writer ...

  • Why Is This Happening To Me Again?

    Posted February 4, 2010 by Timothy Hayes

        Last night the Mindshifters group watched the first half of the lecture, "Why Is This Happening To Me Again?" by Dr. Michael Ryce. The points that jumped out at me during this viewing were the following: 1) In the period of time that it takes for my brain to fire 10,000 units ...

  • Christianity, Judaism, and Islam

    Posted February 4, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                   Judaism and Islam are known as "Abrahamic religions" The first Abrahamic religion was Judaism as practiced in the wilderness of the Sinai Peninsula subsequent to the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt and continuing a...

  • Terrorism is not confined to Islam

    Posted February 3, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                  The Jewish Defense League (JDL) founded in 1969 by Rabbi Meir Kahane in New York City, with the declared purpose of protecting Jews from harassment and antisemitism. FBI statistics show that, from 1980 to 1985, 15 terrori...

  • On Helping Or Hindering Christian Faith.

    Posted February 2, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    Some Christian religious have a penchant for swaggering in the name of Jesus without concern for the feelings or rights of others (or for prudence), and without regard for how it makes their own or all religious look...sometimes such religious are part of a dualistic philosophy so they can remain cl...

  • Excessive desire

    Posted February 2, 2010 by Jizo Hodo Thompson

    Excessive desires lead us to put our own interests before thoses of others.                   They drain our goodness,                ...

  • The Vagina

    Posted February 1, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      The Vagina Women issues are on the rise in handling the environment.  Our environment is dying because women’s issues are being ignored.  The extinction of species is happening because we have misplaced our desires to care for the women species in our global process of access and ...

  • Ancient Text Supports Early Origin of the Bible

    Posted January 31, 2010 by Rev Robert Fuller

                      An ancient text, discovered recently near the Elah Valley in Israel, is the oldest Hebrew text thus far found and supports the notion that the Bible, and specifically certain key books of the Old T...

  • Right To Support LBGT Rights.

    Posted January 30, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    John Money as a psychologist criticized the view that categories of mental disorder are only a codification of social morals; his research appears to have indicated that paraphilia occurs among both straight and LBGT people, a paraphilia being some thing (e.g., one type of clothing) or some other is...

  • Who says T.V. Warps your brain?

    Posted January 30, 2010 by Brian Percival

    Lately, I've been presented with things and situations that have made me angry and that I disliked. I won't delve into the details as they're really not relevant but what is relevant is what I actually learned from a T.V. drama show. One character mentioned to another that he is reall...

  • Egyptian/Kemetic

    Posted January 30, 2010 by Matthew James

    I am a follower of the Kemetic faith and a Priest to the God Sokar. The faith to which I ascribe to is one that is rooted over six thousand years.  The God Sokar is most commonly known to be the God of the Underworld.  Though he is also worshipped by craftmen, fishermen, and those of ...

  • The Nature of Reality

    Posted January 29, 2010 by Michael Schaffer

     This is the most far-out thing I will place here, but it all makes logical sense.  To begin to know how we can incorporate the five essential values, we have to understand our self and its relation to the universe in a scientific sense. Here is a brief primer on essential terms.  M...

  • Universal Fairness

    Posted January 29, 2010 by Michael Schaffer

     Let's say there are two tribes in my over-simplified example.  Tribe Alfa and Tribe Bravo live next door to each other, and a member of Tribe Alfa has killed a stray member of Tribe Bravo because he's a stranger, and, well, that's what you did back then.  After a lot o...

  • An Introduction

    Posted January 29, 2010 by Michael Schaffer

     I write novels under a different name, and so I present a great deal of my theological opinion under that name.  These works can also be found at www.ikesethics.webs.com for those who want to see more work connected with this ministry.  Thank you to all who read, to all who...

  • Dirty Laundry: Exposing the Truth One Panty at a Time

    Posted January 28, 2010 by Keisha Merchant

      (Disclaimer) Beware very thought provoking perspective and reflection. Andrea Smith develops an argument relating sexual violence to genocide.  Carefully explain her argument and situate it in relation to the framework of the Incite!  Anthropology.  Why/How does she link thes...

  • Where is Heaven?

    Posted January 28, 2010 by Sean Snarr-Jones

      Where is Heaven? posted by Deepak Chopra Jan 28, 2010 7:01 am filed under: Deepak Chopra's Tips, Spirituality, heaven, religious seeking Heaven is imagined as a place free from the bonds of earthly life where gravity no longer holds down the body. In heaven there are no care...

  • The Living Matrix

    Posted January 27, 2010 by Timothy Hayes

      Last night the Mindshifters group did something we have only done one other time in the last four years. We watched a movie which was not one of Dr. Michael Ryce's lectures. We watched the movie, The Living Matrix, which talks about the integration of the science of Quantum Physics into...

  • Just a thought

    Posted January 27, 2010 by Jizo Hodo Thompson

      Caring begins with one simple question.              Was my thought unkind?

  • The Son Of Jesus

    Posted January 27, 2010 by Seer Ashlamaz

    Lo! During the very same honeymoon where the marriage was consummated Mary Magdalene, daughter of Manaham and Zarulla, became pregnant. 2.And when the time for delivery came she gave birth to a son, and they called his name Simon. 3. Simon bar/ of Jesus, is the bar/ of Jesus of Acts. He's ment...

  • On Defining "Do The Right Thing".

    Posted January 26, 2010 by Daniel Arendt

    In the early 20th Century, John Broadus Watson (“Psychology as the Behaviorist Views It”, ‘Psychological Review’, 1913, 20:158-177; “Behavior: an Introduction to Comparative Psychology”, 1914) declared all behavior is environmentally derived and can’t be explained by appeals to heredity, instincts, ...