This Blog

“The Geftakys Assembly began in 1970 in Orange County as a group of young people earnestly following the teaching of George Geftakys. My husband Steve and I were among them for twenty years. This blog grows out of my reflections on the impact of that experience.” –Margaret Irons

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Not of my Making….

Not of My Making: Bullying, Scapegoating and Misconduct in Churches is an account of Dr. Margaret W. Jones’ abusive church experiences. I was sent a copy of the book and invited to take part in Dr. Jones’ virtual book tour. I am glad I read it. In brief, Not of My Making is about the […]

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Jesus Creed blog…

Today I discovered Scot McKnight’s blog, Jesus Creed, and promptly posted the link. I may regret this as I read more of him, but I was impressed with the entries on the first page. To give you a few tasty tidbits: On Faith and Doubt – “I don’t think doubts are dissolved so much as […]

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Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong–

This quote from Mohatma Ghandi popped up in something I was reading this week: “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Prior to the discussion of what forgiveness is (is it letting the perpetator off the hook, or not?)there is the question, who is able to forgive? Ghandi says only […]

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