The recent George Floyd killing was a Murder Most Foul.

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Protests Erupted

My mind is spinning. People seem to want to argue, but NOBODY thinks Floyd’s knee-to-the-neck murder was justified or correct. NOBODY.

In the 1st week of April 2020, a song was released that proved to be an eerie American harbinger of our inevitable dystopia. Bob Dylan, released “Murder Most Foul,” a 17-minute epic ballad seemingly about the assassination of J.F.K. When you skim it, that’s what you get. If you read deeper, you may find more in the song.

This was the 1st original song that Dylan has put out in 8 years, so it was a big deal for…

Using Afflictions for Greater Spiritual Growth. Photo Credit: Josh Earle @joshearle
Using Afflictions for Greater Spiritual Growth. Photo Credit: Josh Earle @joshearle

“If this experience were to last forever, what quality would have to emerge to bring peace of mind?” asks Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith

But I can’t answer that question for you.

The Dark Night of the Soul is a stage in human development when a person undergoes a difficult and profound transition to a new reality. It’s a shedding of your proverbial skin of identity, relationship, job, habit, values. It begins in the darkness of our unconscious and moves you past things that formerly seemed to construct meaning in your life into a new way, a new light.

In the…

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Iranian General Qasem Soleimani

Reza Zedah, an Iranian-American and also a minister in my church, offers some insightful thoughts on the Iran crisis. Reza is currently involved in sports chaplaincy, having served with the Colorado State University Rams and the Denver Broncos. His words need to be heard and read. None of these are my words.

“Messy and complicated. As an Iranian born refugee, I can only come up with these words to describe the tensions in the Middle East. The death of General Soleimani only adds layers upon the convoluted relationship between this region and the West.

For my entire lifetime, the country of Iran has been in turmoil and has been held hostage by the Ayatollahs and corrupt rulers of this proud land. Iran has a rich history and its culture has influenced the world.

For the last few days, I have scrolled my social media pages and felt sick to my stomach at…

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