We’re a spiritual site, not a political one.
So with all of the congratulations coming in from across America to Barack Obama, and to all Americans from around the world, what could Soul’s Code possibly add to this chorus of voices?
From deadbeat dads to the middle initial, “H”, our Top 10 reasons why Obama and Jesus are, in *deed*, the same person
When Freud coined the term, transference,
he used it to describe the unconscious projection we have about a
parent, or some other childhood figure, onto a lover, boss — or, hell,
in the media age — a presidential candidate.
Is Barack Obama the Son of Promise, Child of Hope and collective father figure, savior and redeemer of us — as in, the U.S.?
We rejoice in his victory by documenting the Top 10 similarities between the president-elect and Jesus the Redeemer:
10. Jesus urged Jews to pay their taxes (“Render unto Ceasar,
the things which are Ceasar’s”). Obama plans to make wealthy Jews pay higher taxes.
9. Jesus was a vegan who didn’t do drugs or smoke. While
campaigning for president, Obama quit smoking — and continued to eat
arugala, at least off-camera.
8. In 1987, William Mosley wrote a famous book arguing that Jesus was black. Way before then, Obama was black. (Highschool basketball team photo, Punahou School, Hawaii, 1977).
Read all 10 by clicking on . . .
Separated at miraculous birth: Barack Obama and Jesus Christ
When so many feel powerless, we project “power” onto Obama. As much
as we celebrate a savior — being one, or looking for one — is a delusion. By DAVID RICKEY
Why did Obama win by a landslide? It’s our Jesus Complex at work
A new Soul’s Code series
Tom Hudgens suffered a loss few of us have to bear: the rape and murder of his beloved older sister when he was a child of nine. As an adult, Tom opened up to a deep awakening — and felt called to forgive the man who committed the tragic crime.
Read Tom’s moving account of how he came to that decision, and traveled to a Texas prison for his moment of truth.
Forgiving the Unforgivable