ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

My Painting — The Face of Pain

In my case Bruce the bouncer did not evict me from any congregation. I slunk out of the back door. I also licked my wounds from rejection by the Tribe for my divorce. But the good news was that I awakened to my inner consciousness through meditation, centering prayer, and frequent dreams and visions (all once considered woo woo stuff from my scientific and theological training).

  • Evangelicals are not a monolithic entity. There is diversity of thought and a spectrum of beliefs in that religious camp. There is a growing group of “new” evangelicals that has moved beyond xenophobia, homophobia, sexism, and anti-science. Thought leaders in this group include Jim Wallis from the Soujourner movement. There are many good people in this religion. They are not to be dismissed as deplorable

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Cedric Johnson, PhD

Cedric Johnson, PhD

Leadership consultant and psychologist. Heart-based spirituality and inspirational leadership. Unpublished memoir “Out of Your Mind — Into Your Heart”