Meaninglessness. It’s a cardinal sin, and a personal demerit, right next to it’s close cousins despair and depression….
As an American Christian, I was brought up under the idea that THERE IS NOTHING MEANINGLESS in the faith. In other words, any which way you slice your Christian beliefs, there should be nothing left over, and all can and SHOULD be used for some divine reason or purpose. Continue reading “THE MEANING OF MEANINGLESSNESS.”
Dear peace loving Hobbits of the Shire,
Middle Earth is again spilling forth blood and vitriol from the hands of man, elf, and orc. Again, you are needed to carry the ring of power back to the fiery depths of Mordor and throw it in. Whether you like it or not, your ways of life Continue reading “SO, WHAT ABOUT THOSE OF US IN THE MIDDLE?”
As I’ve stepped back and pondered everything that’s happened over the past year, I’ve wondered, what was really at stake in the ballot box this election?
I suppose I had never really thought of it before, but it seems that much of this election season was about the elements of TRUTH vs. LOVE. This seems to be where the problem lies, and the problem we will wrestle with for the next four years….whether Democrat, Republican, or everything in between.
While I believe this election was very complicated and I’m not trying to trivialize it in any certain way, I DO believe there are a few simple answers in all this, and some introspection needed by all of us. Simply put, both candidates, in their own way, were the incarnate personifications of this thing called Truth and this thing called Love. They played a role, almost poetically, on a stage, and Continue reading “2016….WHAT WE LOST IN THE FIRE.”
“Be in the world, but not of it.”
He’s a fella you befriended through your work or church or some other large, weekly social gathering. Everything about average Joe seems nice enough, except…
Continue reading “WHY HUMANS ARE THE BEST AND THE WORST THINGS EVER AT THE SAME TIME.”