Richard Dawkins, a well known atheist, says “Science is reliable because it works.” And he’s right in many ways. But as an atheist, he deems religion as unreliable because there’s no “proof.” His evidence against God is a flimsy argument that “evil” has been committed in the name of religion. But to an atheist, there … More Morality, huh… what is it good for?
The bible was written by the average men of their day for the average person to read and understand. It was written by and for grieving hearts, suffering from real life atrocities. Rulers who tortured entire cities, starving people who were left to eat their dying children, genocide, slavery, crucifixion, imprisonment, adultery, conspiracy, murder, bigotry, … More I don’t need God… until I do.
We all have expectations and when those expectations don’t go the way we plan, we become discouraged, angry, hopeless and disheartened. We feel like we’ve lost all control. We act out by yelling, sometimes name calling. Or we withdraw, becoming depressed and anxious. There lies the foundation of insecurity. Insecurity is the most unstable place … More Great Expectations… Why Can’t Anything Go My Way?
Everyone in this world experiences pain. Whether in our mind, heart or spirit, it is an evident truth since the beginning of time for a human to experience the hellish torment of losing a loved one, not getting what we want, or even the physiological pain of fear. Pain is a part of life. And … More The Cure for Pain
Every morning I wake up and one of the first things I do is just thank God that I have been given another day, another moment in this human body to experience the profound joys that each day brings. I used to wonder what the point of life was. Now, I realize that to ponder … More The World is your Playground
Christian. Woman. American. Sex. Human. Love. Labels…. They have the ability to either enable understanding or confine broad abstract concepts into little teeny tiny boxes that can actually prohibit true understanding. Depending on our own experiences, perception, etc…. one can associate those words with a variety of concepts from confining to freeing and from flawed to perfection. The … More Labels that DON’T stick
What does control mean anyhow? According to dictionary.com it means to exercise restraint or direction over; dominate; command. Let me paint you a mental picture… You have someone in your life who just cannot bear to keep their opinions about your life to themselves. He or she just knows exactly what you should do at every … More So you’re a CONTROL FREAK huh?
So, on my continuing journey of self-discovery, I find myself once again buried face deep in my pillow bellowing out a sound so deep it appears to be coming from a humpback whale. But low and behold, it’s just me. Again. Bawling. My little eyeballs out. So what is this pain that I feel, so obscured … More Pain… Why does it HURT so much?!?!?
“An unrealistic perception can completely distort reality.” In the last few years, I have undergone a significant transformation and I have analyzed my experiences over and over again to understand what exactly has happened. What has changed and why? One of the most intriguing insights I have come to understand is how important perception is. … More Reality vs. Perception
Naked: bare, stripped, unprotected, uncovered, undressed, exposed to plain view, vulnerable. I think I have lived such a large portion of my life wearing layers and layers upon layers of clothing. The pictures that come to my mind are of the little boy from A Christmas Story, so bundled up he could barely move or the episode of Friends … More What it means to be NAKED