If through upbringing, family, friends, culture, or clergy, one learns that God is judgmental, indifferent, vindictive, why indeed would anyone want to draw closer to Him?
I recently attended a gathering of people who were discussing reconciling religious beliefs and reason. The gathering included people of different religions; it is not only Christians who face this struggle. Each person described their confusion and anguish in deciding to believe or to reject particular tenets of their religion. No one found it easy […]
In my continuing quest to make sense of what Jesus is recorded to have said and demonstrate his timeless relevance, I looked at this passage, below. “Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them […]
The Joy of Homework This month I invited a guest blogger, Diane. Think to a time when you were in a class and couldn’t understand the instructor. If you were not interested in the material, probably you shrugged it off and moved on. But if you did want to learn, it was different. Maybe not […]