8 Things Open Minded is NOT

8 Things Open Minded is NOT
I have had a lot experiences and thoughts about open mindedness. I am fully aware of the fear people have concerning those of us who have ventured out in uncharted waters of thought and process.  Open mindedness is not something you usually equate to religious people.  But certainly Spiritual people have learned to embrace new things, thoughts, and realities. I am pretty sure I could write books on this subject, but I will give you the cliff note version. ...

How I became Open Minded…

How I became Open Minded…
As God has blessed me, I have lived a humble but fruitful life. I have had the  opportunity to be a part of many notable miracles, served under some mighty men and women of God. Have had great success in the Business world, but my greatest of all achievements is definitely my family and who they have become as people. I remember the night that the new Texas Stadium opened up, I think that they hosted an OU vs BYU football game, I’m not sure.  At halftime

In My Shoes

In My Shoes
In my shoes, just to see what it’s like to be me I’ll be you, let’s trade shoes Just to see what it’d be like to feel your pain You feel mine, go inside each other’s minds Just to see what we find Look at life through each other’s eyes But don’t let em say you ain’t beautiful They can all get lost, just stay true to you Don’t let em say you ain’t beautiful They can all get lost, just stay true to you Eminem The process of love goes in stag

Hearts that BURN!

Hearts that BURN!
There is an amazing description of how spiritual events take place in our lives. In Luke 24 the resurrected Christ is walking veiled to the disciples, and they did not even know HIM! They said to each other, “Didn’t our hearts burn within us as he talked with us on the road and explained the Scriptures to us?” Luke 24:32 I wonder how many times we have stood in the presence of such greatness, and not really recognize the significance until later on. I c

3 Gifts of Spiritual Guides

3 Gifts of Spiritual Guides
(From Bishop Kalistos Ware) Three gifts in particular distinguish the spiritual guide. 1. The first is insight and discernment (diakrisis), the ability to perceive intuitively the secrets of another’s heart, to understand the hidden depths of which the other does not speak and is usually unaware. The spiritual father or mother penetrates beneath the conventional gestures and subterfuges whereby we conceal our true personality from others and from ourselv...