Tag Archive: death

Dispel the fog on abortion

Sometimes I feel like we’re all in a stupefying fog, though the denseness varies depending on where you stand. Horrible, evil things are happening every day, near and far, and we don’t see… Continue reading

The certainty and unpredictability of death

I live in the Midwest, in an area that sees its share of heavy snow, and an occasional minor earthquake, but little else in the way of natural cataclysms. It’s a pretty safe… Continue reading

Judging our Judge

Is God a moral monster because he commanded the slaughter of whole groups of people, including children? Are the records in the Old Testament of God ordering the nation of Israel to mercilessly… Continue reading

Sayonara, or Welcome home?

If you’re a believer like me, you probably know there are folks out there who think you’re nuts. They can’t understand how any reasonably intelligent human being can look at all the pain… Continue reading

The first response

As our nation continues to mourn over the horrific deaths of innocent children and adults in Newtown, Connecticut, some religious leaders are being excoriated for suggesting that this tragedy, along with other recent… Continue reading

God control

Where is God?! Where was he when innocent children were being ruthlessly slaughtered in Connecticut? Surely if God is yet alive, or even ever existed, he would have prevented a deeply troubled young… Continue reading

Death penalty for babies

Every presidential election is all about the social issues for me. And where a candidate stands on the issue of pre-born human life is probably the most important defining factor on which way… Continue reading

The best family reunion ever

It’s Mother’s Day in America….one day a year when we give special honor to that one woman within whose very body we began life. A woman who, in most cases, loved us deeply… Continue reading