The Insistent, Irresistible, Invincible Invitation

ORDINARY LIFE - Thoughts and Ideas to Help You Live a Happier Life

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Summary for July 3, 2016

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Dear Folks -

It was a wonderful, to me, bit of synchronicity or experience of “divine entanglement,” that the text from the Gospel of Thomas that was up for this week contains what I believe is the essence of the teaching of Jesus. It is among the longest passages in Thomas and is a parable. I would wager that almost everyone is familiar with the parable. Certainly this is true if anyone has any familiarity with the “Jesus narrative.” In a time where there is both so much religious ignorance and so much violence done in the name of religion heeding the advice in this parable is crucial. The title I gave to the talk is

The Insistent, Irresistible, Invincible Invitation

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Be well and much love,

Bill Kerley

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