The following lines from the Neil Young’s song “On the Beach” basically sums things up for me at the moment……

“Though my problems are meaningless
That don’t make them go away”



my new year’s resolution

January 18, 2012

Therefore now let us seek

To perceive simplicity,

To conserve beauty in the heart,

To curb selfishness and to have few desires.


Tao Te Ching






This quotation from Dovesteyvesky’s “The Grand Inquisitor” is used by Jeffrey Robbins in his introduction to the superb  book  “After the Death of God”  , that includes essays and interviews with John Caputo and Gianni Vattimo.



kingdom quote2




An excerpt from the remarkable book , “The Weakness of God: A Theology of the Event”  written by John Caputo



This post forms part of a syncroblog on the “Kingdom of God”, please note the links to the  other participants below:

Quote of the week…..

November 10, 2008


I turned the page on my diary this morning. ( yes, the type that you write in with a pen!!) I looked down to the bottom of the page and read the quote of the week……….

    “The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one’s self to others.”     Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Quotation from Meister Eckhart

September 25, 2008



          ” God is neither this nor that.”