Recidivism

Revelation 20: Liberation from evil is not a straight-line process. We reflect on our struggle with selfishness, and detail the final steps in its defeat. https://love-returns.wistia.com/medias/is2pv3u0w5?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Transcript Through his control of the state police, for twenty-four years Josef Stalin ruled the Soviet Union with an iron fist. Whether in politics or the military, every capable … Continue reading Recidivism

Life, Rescued

Elaborating the triumph of love from the human perspective, John prophesies that we will not be abandoned to tyranny, but serve as the anchor for the love that purges violence and selfishness from our nature. https://love-returns.wistia.com/medias/g6zpjc6bco?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Transcript During junior high school, the five children in my family had a brief rebellion. My sister would gather … Continue reading Life, Rescued

Sacred Mother

Revelation 12: The Most High sends the Sacred Mother to earth to bear the Lamb as Christ. The dragon attempts to destroy them both. Jesus returns to heaven, but the Sacred Mother remains with us to sustain that which is good. The Pregnant Earth imageĀ is made available by Gideon Wright under the WikiCommons License. https://love-returns.wistia.com/medias/njogt1li7w?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640Continue reading Sacred Mother

Vaccination

Revelation 10: John serves as the measure of Humanity's strength as Christ and the Most High prepare a dose of evil for us to overcome. https://love-returns.wistia.com/medias/ri9gfv4fwr?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Transcript In the theater, we feel tragedy when a person on the stage is surrounded by danger that we saw plotted in other scenes. The death of Romeo and … Continue reading Vaccination

Love’s Hero

Interpreting Revelation 5 as an account of the moment that the Most High created the Lamb, and illuminating the reasons why the sacrifice was necessary. Attribution for the maps of the European Union. https://love-returns.wistia.com/medias/q6x2ao5ins?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Transcript Passion week is always a struggle for me, and it was made harder this year in preparing to discuss Revelation … Continue reading Love’s Hero