Thomas Ramey Watson

Incarnational Theology

MY TIMELY NOVEL (CREATIVE NONFICTION), READING THE SIGNS: A PARANORMAL LOVE STORY

MY NOVEL– READING THE SIGNS: A PARANORMAL LOVE STORY Ted Jones, campus chaplain and English Professor in downtown Denver, doesn’t need more problems. His life has been full of them. More than a few of the clergy seem to think of the church as a sex club, and those who administer the English Department are vipers. …

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The Fundamentalist Christian Chokehold On America

The fundamentalist chokehold on American politics seeks to destroy the religious and cultural plurality on which the country, and the Declaration of Independence, was based. These theological divisions – which pit believers against non-believers, and those who believe correctly against those who don’t – are a major contributor to America’s sharply divided politics. When someone …

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This vision of the world reduces everything to a battle between good and evil, between God and Satan.

From Pope’s Confidantes Pen Blistering Critique Of Steve Bannon’s View of Christianity: Spadaro and Figueroa accused this group of misinterpreting verses in the Bible to fit their own political stances on a wide range of topics ― from war-mongering to climate change to the idea of America as a “promised land” that is to be …

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New Year’s Thought

A big culprit in so many thorny issues facing us is religious dogma that keeps people from really seeing and from there getting ourselves and others in balance. As long as we remain dogmatic, locked in manacles of the mind, as the poet William Blake termed it, we make everything worse, not just for others …

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“We’re still part of the whole, the web of life, of all that is–God, if you like.”

Yesterday I had another of my unusual encounters with an animal. More important than anything in life is my experience with the soul realm. When such things happen, I always feel wiser, stronger, better centered in ultimate Reality. I attended a monthly Reiki Shares session at the Samadhi Yoga Center on East Colfax in Denver. …

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How Do We Lift Up Love Over Hate in This Angry Election Season?

From Jim Wallis, who typically is very insightful: For those of us who are people of faith and moral conscience, how do we lift up love over hate in this angry election season? How do we point to justice instead of revenge? How do we love our neighbors as ourselves — which all our religious …

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