Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand Tag

About that time, John the Baptist first appeared, proclaiming in the wilderness of Judea: 2 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. 3 This is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, when he says: 'The voice of one crying aloud in the wilderness: Make ready the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.'“ 4 John wore clothing made...

"And the moon rose over an open field." So it goes in Simon & Garfunkel's classic song "America". These 8 simple words are perhaps the most eloquent turn of phrase in all popular music---and a lyric that should serve as a strong metaphor for Progressive Christians and all those who seek the pathway to God. When the moon is close the horizon, hovering just...

The Lebanese-American writer Kahlil Gibran is best known for his elegant and moving book The Prophet. But Gibran produced many other works during his short life, which ended in 1931. Since his death, Gibran has inspired countless men and women, including artists like John Lennon who paraphrased Gibran's famous verse, "Half of what I say is meaningless, but I say it so that...