Blog - Understanding Reality

Living in History

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 11, 2024 • 18 Comments

The road is long, with many a winding turn That leads us to who knows where, who knows where. But I’m strong! Strong enough to carry him. He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother.  So on we go. His welfare is of my concern. No burden is he to bear. We’ll get there. For I know... Read More

Slouching Toward Bethlehem

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 27, 2024 • 18 Comments

Raindrops are falling on my head. And just like the guy whose feet are too big for his bed, Nothing seems to fit. Those raindrops are falling on my head, they keep falling. … So I just did me some talking to the sun, And I told him I didn’t like the way he got... Read More

Non-material Consciousness

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 20, 2024 • 8 Comments

There is someone walking behind you. Turn around. Look at me. There is someone watching your footsteps. Turn around, look at me. There is someone who really needs you! Here’s my heart in my hand! Turn around, look at me! Understand, understand! – Jerry N. Capehart (1928-1998), from “Turn Around, Look at Me” (1968) How... Read More

Reinventing Christianity

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 13, 2024 • 12 Comments

Dear One, the world is waiting for the sunrise. Every rose is covered with dew. The thrush on high his sleepy mate is calling, And my heart is calling you.  Dear Heart, the world is waiting for the sunrise! Every little rosebud is heavy with dew! And while the thrush his sleepy mate is calling,... Read More

What About Evil?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 16, 2024 • 18 Comments

He can turn the tides and calm the angry sea. He alone decides who writes a symphony. He lights evr’y star that makes the darkness bright! He keeps watch all through each long and lonely night! He still finds the time to hear a child’s first prayer. Saint or sinner calls and always finds Him... Read More

Accepting Design

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 09, 2024 • 4 Comments

Two and two are four, Four and four are eight, Eight and eight are sixteen, Sixteen and sixteen are thirty-two… Inchworm, inchworm, measuring the marigolds, You and your arithmetic, you’ll likely go far. Inchworm, inchworm, measuring the marigolds, Seems to me you’d stop and see how lovely they are.  Inchworm, inchworm, measuring the marigolds, With... Read More

Life in the Illusion

Posted by Roberta Grimes • February 17, 2024 • 18 Comments

“Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!”  He took his vorpal sword in hand; Long time the manxome foe he sought— So rested he by the Tumtum tree And stood awhile in thought. And, as in uffish thought he stood,... Read More

Materialist Science Leaves the Rails

Posted by Roberta Grimes • February 03, 2024 • 13 Comments

The Cruel War is raging, Johnny has to fight, I want to be with him from morning to night. I want to be with him, it grieves my heart so, Won’t you let me go with you? No, my love, no.  Tomorrow is Sunday, Monday is the day That your Captain will call you and... Read More

Happiness

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 27, 2024 • 28 Comments

What’s it all about, Alfie? Is it just for the moment we live? What’s it all about when you sort it out, Alfie? Are we meant to take more than we give? Or are we meant to be kind? And if only fools are kind, Alfie, Then I guess it is wise to be cruel.... Read More

Finding God

Posted by Roberta Grimes • January 20, 2024 • 14 Comments

He can turn the tides and calm the angry sea. He alone decides who writes a symphony. He lights evr’y star that makes the darkness bright! He keeps watch all through each long and lonely night! He still finds the time to hear a child’s first prayer. Saint or sinner calls and always finds Him... Read More