Monthly Archives: January 2011

Our Innate Happiness

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Emergence International 25 October 2009 Key West, Florida “Our Innate Happiness” Introduction Writing to the Christian Scientists at First Church in New York, Mrs. Eddy made this provocative statement:  “As an active portion of one stupendous whole, goodness identifies man with universal good. Thus may each member of this church rise above the oft-repeated inquiry, What am I? to the… Read more »

Sing a new song! written by Mark – Emergence International brother/member

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Sing a new song! Why are you walking down that same old road? Why are you carrying that heavy load? See, see, see the Light of God! Yes see, see, see the Light of God. Drop your burden and see like Him Pick up your peace and see like Him Yes see like Him, Yes pick up your peace and… Read more »

Beautiful Savior – written by Mark – EI brother/member

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Beautiful Saviour Deep from His Spirit, Pure from His Soul, Our beautiful Saviour Is making us whole. He loves us completely. He cures us of shame. He sees His reflection. He knows us by name. Oh beautiful Saviour So pure and so bright! You make us Your likeness We live as Your Light. Freed and forgiven You’ve paid all our… Read more »

MAP – written by Mark – EI brother/member

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Map Begin Here. Not there in the mirey clay of “where you came from” Not there in the cloudy doubt of “where you are going” but Here Here on solid ground. Begin Now. Let go of that ancient millstone history; Let go of that phoney lodestone future. Begin Now Now is solid ground. “This is the way, walk ye in… Read more »

The Economics of Love – written by Mark – Emergence International brother and member

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The Economics of Love It was a hot May afternoon and I was sitting in my last class of my senior year at UC Davis. Our professor had walked us through all the permutations of urban economics. I’d finished the examinations, written my last blue book, and was, like my fellow students, expecting a fairly low-key final lecture. And indeed… Read more »

See What Love Has Prepared – written by Mark – Emergence International Brother/Member

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See what Love has prepared So I’m driving my old 1968 VW camper bus with my friend Scot up to visit his grandpa on his homestead along the Wind River in Wyoming. My VW has a habit of occasionally eating its fan belt, so I always carry a couple spares. I am between jobs so I figured it’s cheaper replacing… Read more »