This week’s Bible Burst brought out some personal details of my life. For that reason (and not because it’s particularly well-written, which it isn’t) I’m sharing this post on Divine Incarnate. In rereading it, I seem to say that curiosity is a bad thing – but it’s not, of course. I am ever curious! Breaking someone’s trust in order to satisfy curiosity, however… I think that’s just rotten. But, maybe I’m old-fashioned? Or naïve?
Is nothing sacred
And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.
But he refused, and said unto his master’s wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand;
There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?
Humans don’t like being told that there is something that we cannot have, that something is held back from us. We want it all! Or, at least, we want to be able to choose from everything what we want for ourselves. Knowing this about us humans, imagine, then, being told that you cannot…
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I don't call myself a poet — but the beating of my heart is poetry. I don't call myself a theologian — but the light of my mind seeks the Divine. Who I am is a Child of God, a Divine Creation, a person devoted to being fully human, fully alive.