What religion means to me

A religion is an ideology based on definitively unsubstantiated claims specifically developed to achieve sufficient coercive influence to prey upon ordinary human nature in order to gain an unjust exception from normal...

Bad Times Don't Last Forever

The Sun Will Shine The sun will shine tomorrow The rain will somehow end This is not only a promise It’s just the way it is Bad times don’t last forever The tough times they never stay The heartache and the let down Will soon go away In...

Growing In Faith

Growing Faith   I often find myself wondering, how can I grow in faith? I'm a bit of a control freak, so to give up all my control and truly rely on God seems a a bit foreign to me. What if it doesn't work out? What if something happens? I...

Thoughts for a Wednesday

Again the rain is coming down in Texas. Lifes and homes have been lost. Bayous and rivers along with the dams are full. Where and when  will  this stop no one knows. To all the Brave men and women out their risking their lives to help safe...

Biblical Errors

An excellant read, well laid out. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/godlessindixie/2015/05/26/the-absurdity-of-inerrancy/

Human Creation

Man is a maker of things, a creator of objects that tell stories about ancestors, the origins of the world, battles, aspirations, and survival. When we value these creations, we call them art. Humans have created art since the beginning. For...

The Art of Being Grateful

There are ways to help troubled sufferers. Religions tell how to behave to ease strife and stress in life. One of those 'commandments' is to honor your father and mother. That extends to honoring the makers of life. For people who believe that a...

Oh how mere humans cast about for something to blame

rather than accept personal responsibility. We want to blame religion, or other humans, or the enemy of humanity but before God/Jesus we have no one to blame but ourselves as 2 Peter 1:3 (King James Bible) According as his divine power hath given unto...

Take Me Out to the Calvary

In all the Christian writers of the first century, in all the devotion they display about Christ and the new faith, not one of them ever expresses the slightest desire to see the birthplace of Jesus, to visit Nazareth his home town, the sites of his...