Category Archives: Spirituality

Who is Jesus? Do We Need Him?

As a young boy I often wondered how a person named Jesus could hear so many prayers all at once. It connected with my questions about an entity called God; how could He also be heard simultaneously by millions? During … Continue reading

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The Mythological Meaning of Easter

  I attended three seminaries, earned three degrees in religious studies, including an undergraduate degree from a Bible College. Yet not once was I told about earlier books and scriptures similar to those in the Christian Bible. Today such seems … Continue reading

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Our Two Selves

“I find it to be a law that when I want to do what is good, evil lies close at hand. For I delight in the law of God in my inmost self, but I see in my members another … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Jesus, It’s About You!

  As we near the close of the Christmas Season, beginning with December 1 (well, actually late September for many…) we have heard a lot about baby Jesus and his birth in a little town of Bethlehem. I’ve heard ministers … Continue reading

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Overcoming Hopelessness

“Vanity of vanities says the Teacher! Vanity of vanities! All is vanity. (Ecc. 2:1) Is it not true that misery and suffering are universal? Misery and suffering are no respecters of persons, classes, races or countries. The search for a … Continue reading

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Proof of Heaven

(Photo of Denali Mountain, Denali, Alaska by Tim Griffin) “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not … Continue reading

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Nothingness from A Mystical Perspective

There are two ways I understand “Nothingness”. Nothingness describes the world of illusion, made up of things which appear to be solid and permanent but are only time bound, temporary condensed energy objects. Things appear to the human eye in … Continue reading

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