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Perplexed…

There eventually Came a day When confusion Won the race And she couldn’t Convince her head To believe What her heart Already knew She tried Unsuccessfully Wanting desperately To figure out How It was Possible That clarity Lost this time …...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 11, 2016

The Modern Conservative Movement’s Battle With Reality

The following quote is from one of Trump’s minions on an NPR show a few days ago. It is, of course, a classic example of alt-reality, the belief that reality is actually in the eye of the beholder.“One thing that’s been interesting this entire...
by That's Going Too Far! on Dec 2, 2016

Of the Night

August isn’t too early to start thinking about vampires. The nights are already noticeably longer than they were in June and some leaves are just beginning to change on the trees. I’m thinking of vampires because one of my readers … Continu...

Jesus and His brothers

The world can’t hate you, you go on to this festival of Shelters. Jesus replied His brothers. For even His worldly brothers didn’t believe in Him at that time. He was traveling around Galilee to stay out of Judea where the Jewish leaders were pl...
by Narrow Gate to Heaven? on Aug 18, 2016

One of The Best Things You’ll Hear Today: You Are Known

In a world of global connections but ever-declining intimacy, of burgeoning cities with more and more alienated souls, of billions of individuals who secretly wonder if anyone really cares, here is a truth that heals and liberates: you are intimately...
by Sheridan Voysey on Aug 9, 2016

Blue Was The Sky - or, Ballad of the Dissonant Mind

I was standing on the street. All alone. The streets were empty. For the moment anyway, traffic was non-existent.A man came up to me and said."Sky, it's purple."I looked up at the sky. It was the clearest blue I had ever seen. Not a cloud in the sky.
by Murdockinations on Aug 4, 2016

What to believe? Science is a red herring and a wild-goose chase

Henry Bauerscimedskeptic.wordpress.com o be certain about things is reassuring. It allows feelings of safety, security. For knowledge, for understanding the world, humankind seems to have turned at first to what could be inferred from the spiri...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jul 30, 2016

My Religion is Not Against Abortion – Singer Mzbel

Ghanaian singer, Mzbel has said that her religion is not against abortion, but she still refused to abort her son. “My religion is not against abortion because we believe that once the baby does not have a soul, you can get rid of it. I did not go...
by Oh Zina on Jul 30, 2016

demanding a miraculous sign

Why do these people keep demanding a miraculous sign? I tell you the truth, I will not give this generation any such sign. Jesus said this. Mark 8:12 Prior to this He had performed many miracles. He displayed His supernatural power over sicknesses,...

Why do these people keep demanding a miraculous sign?

Why do these people keep demanding a miraculous sign?I tell you the truth, I will not give this generation any such sign. Jesus said this. Mark 8:12 Prior to this He had performed many miracles. He displayed His supernatural power over sicknesses, e...

Believing lies…

Even when I feel alone I know you’re always there And today I was reminded Of how much you really care I’ve been telling myself lies Believing every single one Yet today you stepped in Reminding me of all you’ve … Continue rea...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Jul 16, 2016

In a World of Ideas, How Can We Find the Authentic God?

As any psychologist can tell you, our understanding of God is vitally important. Many are held captive by an imaginary deity shaped by fear, pain, past, or our own desires. These humanly-inspired gods always fail us, or forever holding us in torment.
by Sheridan Voysey on Jul 12, 2016

Choosing My Reaction

So yesterday morning I leapt out of bed, barely resisting the temptation to rub my hands together in glee as I manoeuvred the bitch in the bathroom onto her usual tile for the weekly weigh-in. Over the last week, my input has been outstanding. I fin...
by Break Out The Skinny Girl on Jul 11, 2016

Where Do Your Ideas About God Come From?

As a primary-schooler I contemplated God and felt trapped. At the time my parents were in one of the world’s more zealous religious sects, I was being raised according to its tenets, and the God of this faith was difficult to please. We all hold an...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jul 5, 2016

Ever Considered Where Your Ideas About God Come From?

As a primary-schooler I contemplated God and felt trapped. At the time my parents were in one of the world’s more zealous religious sects, I was being raised according to its tenets, and the God of this faith was difficult to please. We all hold an...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jul 5, 2016

The Drawback Of Being A Mathematical Genius

So, last weekend Charlie dog was booked into the puppy scrub for a bath and haircut. He goes out with his dog-walker and a gang of pups every day whilst I’m at work, including his bezzie mates Dave the Labrador and Kevin the Vizsla, and he̵...
by Break Out The Skinny Girl on Jun 10, 2016

Unseen Footprints FREE Chapters

Could we have had encounters with the divine that we haven’t yet recognised as such? Could God be written into the drama of our lives as if played by a secondary character or an extra that we haven’t paid much attention to? Read or download the f...
by Sheridan Voysey on Jun 8, 2016

The Survey Said…

There may come a time, perhaps “when the trumpet of the Lord shall sound,” that junk mail will be no more, a mere historical curiosity. For now, in these days of declining postage prices, we’ll continue to put up with … Continue reading &...

Vitruvian Savior

If memory serves, I was still in seminary when “Piss Christ” was first unveiled. As photographic art, I can’t say when the shutter snapped, but I seem to recall animated discussion over it and since seminary animated discussion has been …...

Vitruvian Savior

If memory serves, I was still in seminary when “Piss Christ” was first unveiled. As photographic art, I can’t say when the shutter snapped, but I seem to recall animated discussion over it and since seminary animated discussion has been …...


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