On A Friend for the Journey, Ken McIntosh shares thoughts about life, relationship with God, beauty, and the wisdom of ancient Celtic (and other) spiritual traditions. A prolific published writer, spiritual mentor, and college instructor, Ken offers new insights into familiar truths.
Times of CrisisPosted by Ken McIntosh on April 30, 2013, 8:16 am
One never knows what a day will bring. This past month, the Boston Marathon was marred by horrific death that stunned a nation. Millions watched helplessly as the news channels played—over and over again—images of the bombs going off near the finish line. Not long after that, there was a huge explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco. Meantime, someone was sending letters with deadly Ricin to government officials.
A Visit to The Church of the Holy Sepulcher: Traditional Site of the Crucifixion and ResurrectionPosted by Kenneth McIntosh on March 6, 2013, 8:59 am
In January 1997 I was given an extraordinary gift—a member of the church that I served at that time provided me a free trip to the Holy land. As a result, I was able to make several visits to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. This enormous church (actually a complex of chapels and sanctuaries connected into one massive complex) has been regarded as the holiest site on earth by most Christians since the early fourth century. Christians from each of the various sects believe that this enormous structure houses the locations of Christ’ death and of his subsequent resurrection...