Tag: Jesus

Understanding Judaism and Christianity

In the middle of my intense therapy beginnings and increasing awareness that all on the home front is not as it should be and perhaps never was, there is another world opening up to me.  I am studying with a rabbi. This has provided…

Clicker Training and Formula Faith

  What I have wanted to discuss is the idea of feeling abandoned by God.  I have certainly felt this way.  For many people of faith, when something goes wrong in their lives, the first response is, “Why? Why did God let this happen?…

What Is The Kingdom of God?

This post isn’t a follow-up to my last post.  It’s a question really. What would happen if you were hanging out at a café with a friend during the fall, enjoying some tea and a scone and good conversation, when a stranger approaches you….

Dangerous Religion

I think I’m going to be learning a lot from that brunch for weeks to come.  Snippets of conversations overheard are replaying in my mind.  There is a benefit to being viewed as a second-class citizen; no one pays attention to you, thus, you…

Context Matters

For the faithful and faithless alike, it is vital to lead an examined life.  It’s important to ask questions like: Why do I hold certain beliefs? Why do I adhere to a certain lifestyle? The wanton incuriosity that has descended upon our time isn’t…

Without Love…

There is a reason I steer clear of Internet content.  I end up writing blog posts in an effort to elucidate what is really true. This morning, I thought I might visit CNN to catch up on current events.  Aside from seeing that everyone…

The Cult of The Virgin

I have got to get this off my chest.  At this point, I don’t care if every person who reads this blog never reads it again.  There comes a point when one can’t be silent anymore. I came across an article today while doing…