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ADDRESSING CONGREGATIONAL ANXIETY

WORDS CREATEWORLDS In Walter Brueggemann’s Israel’s Praise, he develops the idea that words create worlds. It is not the objective experiences we have but the way we interpret those experiences that constitute the world in which we live. If my mind is filled with medical terms and health statistics, then I see food  as relating the the world of health. If I am a chef who continually is reading about new recopies, then I see food in terms of taste. If the words that dominate my life are dollars and debts, then I see food in terms of cost. In lay terms, the words that fill our lives become the spectacles through which we see and interpret the world of experiences … Continue reading