George Fox on the Ocean of Darkness and Ocean of Light

"I went back into Nottinghamshire, and there the Lord showed me that the natures of those things, which were hurtful without, were within, in the hearts and minds of wicked men . . . the natures of these I saw within, though people had been looking without. I cried to the Lord, saying, 'Why should I be … Continue reading George Fox on the Ocean of Darkness and Ocean of Light

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Foucault on Apocalypticism as Dissidence

"After all, the other way of disqualifying the pastor’s role is to claim that the times are fulfilled or in the process of being fulfilled, and that God will return or is returning to gather his flock. He will be the true shepherd. Consequently, since he is the true shepherd coming to gather his flock, … Continue reading Foucault on Apocalypticism as Dissidence

An admonition from a baby of God: speak in tongues!

When I speak, sing, or pray in tongues, I yield. I give up on trying, I let the Spirit hush my ego, and I surrender to what is stirring in me. I don't get to control the narrative. I join creation, the communion of saints, and the Spirit in their intercessions of groans, sighs, and … Continue reading An admonition from a baby of God: speak in tongues!