Self Reliance

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. … Speak what you think now in hard words, and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day.— ‘Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood.’ —Is itContinue reading “Self Reliance”

Love and Suffering

I wrote a short piece a couple years ago that turned into this clip…  Fuel For Forgiveness from The Work Of The People on Vimeo. It is an attempt to understand how a “Loving God” can “allow suffering” … Contemplating Death and Resurrection[1] copyright 12-Mar-2010 Mark W. Ingalls Stories We Like, Stories We Don’t ·      Continue reading “Love and Suffering”

The Blind Men and the Elephant, p. 3

Faith or idolatry? Fact or fantasy? Maybe it –everything– depends upon who you ask. …and by the way he asked his disciples, saying unto them, “Whom do men say that I am?” And they answered, “John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others, One of the prophets.” And he saith unto them, “But whom sayContinue reading “The Blind Men and the Elephant, p. 3”

Crying in the Wilderness

So they said to him, “Who are you? We need an answer! What do you have to say for yourself?”