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The Beer Drinker’s Guide to God (Now Available)

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Welcome


Welcome to my website! I am grateful for the opportunity to connect with you and reflect on those things that glorify our Creator and make all of us more fully alive. In my blog I’ll be sharing insights on spirituality, creativity, human potential, faith communities, animals, music and much more. I hope you’ll find something helpful in my books, blog or lectures. On the calendar page you’ll find my speaking schedule. I would love to meet you in person. Meanwhile, as we say here in Hawaii:

Keep surfing. Keep learning. Keep loving.

Much aloha,

Father Bill

Father Bill’s Blog

WE GOT THE BLUES. (And That Ain’t Bad)

“I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.”   Duke Ellington

 

“Is it too much to ask that we be more honest about the pain, disappointment, doubt and abandonment that are part of our lives?”   Brian D….

NEW YEAR’S RESTITUTIONS, ABSOLUTIONS, AND EVOLUTIONS or CAN’T WE JUST START OVER?

“The New Year means a fresh start, a second wind, another chance, a kind of reprieve, a divine act of grace bestowed. It is important to remember that; whatever the fact may have been, it cannot be undone. It is a fact. If we have made serious blunders, they are made. All…

JOHN THE BAPTIST, STEVE JOBS, AND THE CREATIVE, COLLABORATIVE ADVANTAGE OF ADVENT

 
“Produce fruit in keeping with repentance…every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down.”  John the Baptist

 
“My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them…