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  • 00:29

    Sacred Sunday~I Corinthians, Chapter 2/What of Human Wisdom?

    in Christianity

    Happy Mother's Day! Especially to our Sacred Blessed Mother Mary. Today we are reading I Corinthians, Chapter 2.



    Paul tells us that when he came to Corinth, he wasn't some smart, smooth-talking guy.
    Actually, he was kind of weak and afraid and all-around pathetic. We're not sure Paul is giving himself enough credit here.
    The point is that Paul didn't try to appeal to them using human wisdom. He let himself be filled with the spirit and power of God. And who needs coherent sentences when you've got that?
    So the Corinthians learned about God not because Paul reasoned and argued them into believing it, but because they felt God through him.
    Nice humble brag, Paul.


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    Besides, Christians don't need human wisdom. They have God's wisdom. It's waaaaay better, apparently.
    Just look at the people who run this world, Paul says. They're supposed to be "wise" and yet they put Jesus to death. Not such a smart move, guys.
    But Christians have the Spirit of God in them.
    That means they don't speak in terms that the rest of the world understands (Paul is probably referring to the practice of speaking in tongues, which can be pretty tough to understand).
    People who aren't living in the Spirit don't get this stuff. It just seems stupid or wrong to them.
    But, those who are in the Spirit know this stuff is right and from God. They don't answer to anyone or anything.
    They say that no one can know what God's thinking. But people in the Spirit do. They understand the mind of Christ. Whoa. Sounds like a pretty big responsibility. Thanks www.shmoop.com

  • 01:32

    THE SACRED WOMB” REVIEW

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    “You may feel like working through all the questions here in one long session. Or you may want to focus on one or two of the questions at a time, and go deeply into what they mean for you. There is no right way or wrong way—there is only your way.
    Use the questions that follow to explore your attitudes toward your womb as part of your Sacred Womb Journal work in the privacy of your home. If you choose, you may share your experiences in your Sacred Womb Circle.”


    Excerpt From: Afua, Queen. “Sacred Woman.” Ballantine Books, 2009-06-10. iBooks. 
    This material may be protected by copyright.


    Check out this book on the iBooks Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/sacred-woman/id420726210?mt=11

  • 00:36

    Sacred Sunday~Romans 14/Judge Not of What Food They Partake!

    in Paranormal

    Good Morning! Happy Easter to all the Orthodox Christians!  Christos Anesti! We are reading Romans Chapter 14.


    There's more from our favorite lecturer…Paul! If people don't have a strong faith, then by all means, invite them over. But don't do it just so you can start a huge argument with them. Sounds like Paul has been to a Thanksgiving dinner or two. For example, some Christians will eat anything at all, even foods that other Christians consider unholy (like non-kosher foods or anything that's been sacrificed to the Roman gods). But it's silly to make a big deal about what other people are eating. God is totally fine with all these eating practices and you should be, too. The same problem happens with days of the week. Some people think one day is the best day to honor God, while other people don't care. So it's all fine. Eat what you're gonna eat, honor God when you're gonna honor him. It's really all okay. Look, it's not about us, Paul says. Jesus died and rose again. Do you really think he cares about who's right when it comes to what food you're eating? He's got bigger fish to fry. So there's no reason to be passing judgment on each other because everyone is going to have to answer to Jesus one day. Yeah, let him sort it out. Paul doesn't personally think that there are foods that should be put on the "Do Not Eat" list, but he won't fret if other Christians do. Just trust in God. If you think God wants you to lay off the booze, then do it. If you think God is fine with you firing up some pork chops, then by all means. But really, guys, Paul tells them. Let's not destroy the kingdom of God over a couple slices of bacon. Okay? Thank you www.shmoop.com

  • 00:29

    Sacred Sunday~I Corinthians Chapter 4/Fools For Christ

    in Spirituality

    Paul of Tarsus: Professional House Sitter

    The apostles are like house sitters taking care of God's place while he's temporarily out of town. Sure, you have to check the references for your house sitter, but other than that, you're good. And Paul's references—namely Jesus—are pretty ironclad. That's why the Corinthians shouldn't judge his work against the work of others. God has already vouched for him. It's not like Paul is never going to face judgment—but that, friends, is up to God himself. In short: don't do God's job for him, Corinthians. But then again, Paul tells them, maybe it's cool for you guys to judge in God's place because you're so amazing. Sarcasm alert! After all, the Corinthians are the greatest, right? They're rich as kings! They have power and wisdom and strength and everyone loves them! They're the best! (Not.) And the poor apostles—like Paul—are just poor and weak and hungry and thirsty and homeless and beaten and weary and… okay, we get it Paul.


    Daddy Dearest

    Look, Paul says, sarcastic comments aside, he's not trying to be a jerk. He doesn't want to embarrass the Corinthians or make them feel bad. Um, okay… He's kind of acting like their dad. Um, Paul, isn't that God's metaphor? Paul watches over them along with Jesus like a father. So do as he says, kids. Paul tells them that he's sending Timothy to Corinth so that he can remind the little children of the church how they should be acting. And if Paul doesn't hear a good report… well, then, he is going to have to come down there, young church! And he might be bringing his belt with him. Run, kids! Thanks to www.shmoop.com

  • 01:33

    SACRED WOMAN CHAT- Sisterly love

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    I love you my sisters, my extention of the Divine family. Let's chat like the Groit (Ancient Khemetic Storyteller) share loving stories of love truth and courage. Lets love on each other through the pain we grew up with . Lets purge together and heal one another!! Lets bring the luggage we have been carring all these years and leave it in the circle to burn. Burn away the tears and fears opening the Gateways into out Sacred Freedom!!!

  • 00:32

    Sacred Sunday~I Corinthians Chapter 3/Babies Milk!

    in Paranormal

    Welcome! Today we are reading I Corinthians Chapter 3.


    Wondering just who knows all about this in the Spirit stuff? Paul explains that when he came to the Corinthians, he couldn't speak to them like people in the Spirit because they weren't. They were like little babies who weren't ready to eat their mashed peas. Waaaaaah! Bad news though: they're still just sitting there like tiny babies crying in their high chairs. They're living in the flesh, not living in the Spirit. It just means that as long as they keep arguing about whom to follow, they're acting like boring old human beings and not like people who have been transformed by the Spirit of Christ.  They're all serving the same God. Paul might have been the one who planted the seeds, then Apollos stepped in to water them, but it was God who made the plant grow. Paul laid the foundation and Apollos took over the building process after he left. The builder gets to build however he wants, but he still has to fit his little house to the foundation. They do need to be building on that spiritual foundation that Paul left. It's that or the fire is really gonna get you.  Paul tells them, you guys are God's temples because God's Spirit is in all of you.  Well, for starters, you shouldn't be destroying God's handiwork. If you do, the Almighty is gonna get you. Please don't lie to yourselves. Don't try to raise yourselves up and be smarter than everyone else. Instead, the Corinthians should want to be stupid.  Well, God has a hard time reaching people who think they know everything, but stupid people? They're like a blank slate that God can write his name on. We're guessing after he writes it he draws little hearts around it. So again, don't brag about who you're following—Paul or Apollos or Cephas. Everyone belongs to God in the end. Thanks to shmoop

  • 02:00

    NMEmindz Radio: "Sacred” What is sacred to you?

    in Education

    Join us tonight as we discuss "Sacred" What is sacred to you? When should we yield to that which we hold as sacred? How should something be handled? What religious and non religious symbols are sacred to you? Are all religious symbols sacred? NMEmindz Radio with Professor Griff and ZaZa Ali Tonight on www.blogtalkradio.com/mindzmatter, 8pm est /5pm pst call in no# 347.633.9644. Peace

  • 02:00

    Sacred Woman Circle: Gateway 0 "The Sacred Womb"

    in Spirituality

    This is the first gateway into Sacred Woman Lotus Initiation, the Sacred Womb.   Call in live and talk and share about what is going with you, why you are embarking on this journey and some things you are expecting.  This is a global event and we encourage sisters from all over to take part in this event that will usher in some powerful Divine Feminine energy that will help us to heal ourselves and each other.  We will begin each gateway with the recitation if the 42 laws of Ma'at and move strait into our guided meditation...

  • 00:30

    Sacred Sunday~Romans 16/Farewell Romans!

    in Religion

    Today we read the last Chapter in Romans. Romans 16.



    The last bit of the letter consists of some shout outs to Paul's friends in Rome. Talk about name-dropping.
    There are about twenty-six names in all, but we'll just hit a few of the biggies:
    He first mentions a woman named Phoebe who Paul calls a "deacon." She's probably the person who is carrying his letter from Corinth to Rome.
    There's a married couple—Prisca and Aquilla—who have stuck their necks out for Paul lots of times.
    And Andronicus and Junia, a Jewish couple who were in prison with Paul and whom he calls "prominent among the apostles."
    Then Paul takes a break from his "hellos" to drop in a warning: watch out for false prophets. They don't follow Christ and they're only out for themselves. They're pretty good at tricking people into following them, though. So—eternal vigilance!
    Back to greetings! Paul puts in a few hiyas from the folks in Corinth. Timothy, Lucius, Jason, Sosipater, Tertius, Gaius, Erastus, and Quartus all say hello.
    Lastly, Paul gives one final shout out to God. He brings strength to all Christians through the good news of Jesus Christ.He has revealed a super-secret mystery to us so that now everyone—Jew and Gentile—can share in his Godly goodness.
    Amen and done! A big thank you to those at www.shmoops.com!

  • 00:58

    Sacred Sexuality with Leslie Blackburn

    in Spirituality

    Sacred Sexuality with Leslie Blackburn 10-11 a.m. Leslie helps you connect with your sacred sexuality, and welcomes calls during the show. Join her for monthly topics that help you bring peace to you, your body and your relationships. Bring your curiosity! Call with Questions!www.bodymindspiritradio.com

  • 02:07

    Sacred Woman Book Read Chapter 13 Gateway 8 Sacred Union

    in Books

    Sacred union eliminates toxic, dysfunctional relationships that destroy life, and creates and supports cleansed honest, and harmonious that energizes ones life. Fullfilling, healthy relationships are the result of establishingSacred Union. Gateway8: Sacred Unionwill help you eliminateall blockages that preventSacred Union: heart conditions, drug and/ or alcohol abuse , ulcers, fear, anger. Spiritual exercises of ascension are are to be performed daily for 7 days, the number of the spirit. This will awaken your inner Gateways of Divinity so that you may blossom to your sacred center.

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