I Have a Problem…

My problem is this. There are parts of Jesus that I really like. He’s a beautiful figure. His person and teachings inspire me like no other being in history. When he talks about love, forgiveness and peace, I’m with him 100%. But when he talks about his “narrow path”, sexual ethic, authority and my being […]

Agnostic No More

Glen had reasons to not be a theist. Born and raised in our Northwestern Ecotopia, he was raised by an unbelieving father, who was a scientist, and a believing mother, who didn’t really talk about her beliefs. He was raised to be a good, moral, law-abiding citizen, but there wasn’t any emphasis on the nurturing […]

Trust Your Thoughts ???

“Supposing there was no intelligence behind the universe, no creative mind. In that case, nobody designed my brain for the purpose of thinking. It is merely that when the atoms inside my skull happen, for physical or chemical reasons, to arrange themselves in a certain way, this gives me, as a by-product, the sensation I […]

In LOVE with Jesus

In Love with Jesus I’ve been going through the gospels this week (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John – the first four books in the Bible’s New Testament). As I was doing that I was impressed with just how interested I am in them. Each one is a bit different but each author covers the life […]

World View

The way I view life influences everything about me and how I relate to others. Write down your answers to each of these questions. Reality. What is most real? Does God(s) exist? Is God finite or infinite, personal or impersonal? If God exists, has he spoken? If he’s spoken, how is he communicating? Earth. How […]

Roman Catholicism

I grew up in SE Los Angeles County. My dearest neighbors were Roman Catholics from Poland, Scotland, Mexico and France. I was and I am fascinated by their cultures and religion. I loved them as people and wanted to learn about their Catholic history, politics and faith. I remember sitting in the living room of […]