Brent Logan

Community is where you make it

Category: religion

  • Brave faith

    Brave faith

    Any faith that admires truth, that strives to know God, must be brave enough to accommodate the universe. “Palmer Joss” in the novel Contact by Carl Sagan

  • Because it is right

    Because it is right

    There comes a time when we must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because it is right. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Don’t Judge Just Because

    Don’t Judge Just Because

    Don’t judge someone just because they sin differently than you. Hat tip: Jim Roy. I bet some of you are judging me for the “modern” grammar. That might be missing the point. ;-)

  • Mothers’ Day Eve at FIL’s and MIL’s

    Mothers’ Day Eve at FIL’s and MIL’s

  • Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on Understanding

    “There is a difference between righteousness and self-righteousness. The righteous are humble, the self-righteous are proud. The righteous understand doubt, the self-righteous only certainty. The righteous see the good in people, the self-righteous only the bad. The righteous leave you feeling enlarged, the self-righteous make you feel small. It is easy enough to befriend the […]

  • 9/11 Remembered

    Eleven years later, I try to make sense of what we’ve done to ourselves and others in the name of security. It doesn’t always work for me. I believe we can do better. I believe something like the Charter for Compassion the key.

  • Love never gives up

    Love never gives up.Love cares more for others than for self.Love doesn’t want what it doesn’t have.Love doesn’t strut,Doesn’t have a swelled head,Doesn’t force itself on others,Isn’t always “me first,”Doesn’t fly off the handle,Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others,Doesn’t revel when others grovel,Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth,Puts up with anything,Trusts God […]

  • How is making religious orgs pay…

    How is making religious organizations pay for health insurance that could be used for birth control, sterilization, and abortions a bigger religious liberty issue than making me pay taxes to support a war?

  • Scratch the paint of a liberal and you’ll find an …

    Scratch the paint of a liberal and you’ll find an alienated fundamentalist underneath. Rector Renny Scott