Category Archive: FAITH

Why should we #neverforget?

Why should we never forget September 11, 2001? As people posted, tweeted, or reported on the anniversary of that awful day, “never forget” was hash- or otherwise tagged to nearly every remembrance. But… Continue reading

If God exists, Dorian doesn’t

If God exists, Dorian doesn’t. Period. It’s that simple to many atheists and others skeptical of the notion that an all-loving, all-powerful God would permit great suffering. With each new natural disaster or… Continue reading

Don’t add stupid to guilty

How can anyone do such a thing? Have they no common human decency? What is the matter with people? The more I read the news, both current and past, the more attractive living… Continue reading

What I’ve learned from jigsaw puzzles

I love doing jigsaw puzzles. Of late, there’s almost never a day when I’m not working on one. It’s an obsession escape for me.I love the satisfaction when I find the right piece… Continue reading

The love of a child

I have four grown children whom I love dearly…and I’m pretty sure they love me back. I also have four little children who I’ll never see again and whom I miss dearly. They… Continue reading

Societal parasites must be excised

The United States of America is more than simply a land mass populated by millions of individual human beings. As a union of those individuals it is a societal organism with rights and… Continue reading

Why hell will be hellish

Will there be love in hell? I tend to think not. If hell is eternal separation from God, and God is love, then it seems to follow that hell is a place without… Continue reading

Superhumans and the real endgame

I’ve never seen Game of Thrones nor any superhero movie except Ironman years ago. Judging by the Twitter traffic this past weekend, that might seem to disqualify me from having anything meaningful to… Continue reading

Questions for non-Christians #13

Easter fell on a Sunday again this year. Funny how that always happens. But it’s a good thing that it does because otherwise Christians would want this most sacred day on our calendar… Continue reading

Questions for non-Christians #12

St. Peter at the pearly gates…checking the books, asking probing questions, welcoming some through and for others…releasing the trap door to that other place. It’s an iconic image which cartoonists have been employing… Continue reading

Questions for non-Christians #11

I don’t know about you, but I’ve never had anyone close to me take their own life. I hope you’ve not had that experience neither. An acquaintance, yes…but never a family member nor… Continue reading

Questions for non-Christians #10

I’m going to start right off with my next question for the non-Christian, and it’s simply this: Do you believe in miracles? It seems obvious to me that if God exists, he can… Continue reading

Questions for non-Christians #9

I’m not the kind of person with whom you’d want to see any film not firmly based on a true story. You would have to endure me repeatedly and loudly whispering, “That would… Continue reading

Questions for non-Christians #8

I have a crucial question about the universe which I have never heard nor read anyone address. I used to wonder about it even as a young girl and hope that someday I’d… Continue reading

Questions for non-Christians #7

In what world would torturing a child for fun be acceptable? None, you say? “None” seems to be the obvious answer, but I can actually think of one. I’ll get to that in… Continue reading