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Monday, February 26, 2024

Joe Niemiec

The Rev. Joe Niemiec Jr. began his spiritual quest in 1986 when he walked out of a Houston jail and was struck by the realization that his life was in shambles. He began his quest for ‘getting back on track’ with 12 step programs, followed by learning and practicing meditation with a local Redding, California, teacher.

Orlando Attack: Peace, compassion — not vengeance

It seems too simple…but what would happen if everyone worked on peace within, non-judgment, empathy and compassion?

Ask a Religious Scientist: Is Religious Science “New Age”?

My understanding of “New Age” is that through the use of a variety of objects (crystals, rocks, tarot cards, etc.) or healing methods involving the touch of another person, or others who have a “gift” (i.e. psychics, mediums, channelers) the individual is able to use the divine power.

Ask a Religious Scientist: How is your church structured?

Religious Science, currently known as Centers for Spiritual Living, has its home office in Golden, Colorado.

Religion and the Democratic Process OR The Politics of Fear

I remember the riots of the early ‘60s Civil Rights movement — the late ‘60s antiwar movement — and yet today’s politics of fear, racism, hate, and disrespect are beyond anything I remember in the past.

The freedom to choose Valentine’s celebrations

Valentine’s Day, a day of love, stress, anticipation, loneliness?

Pub Talk prompts questions about Jesus, Catholicism

I thought Thursday night’s Pub Talk was one of the best, the noise forced people to speak up and others to listen more intently which may have quashed some side conversations.

On Feb. 1, let’s come together for peace

May we come together for 10 minutes on Feb. 1 in conjunction with leadership of the three Abrahamic traditions that will actually be in Syria to pray together for peace.

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