Don’t be fooled by reflections. What’s wrong with this picture? Can you see it? It’s a reflection of a mountain in a lake, but the reflection is clearer than the original image. That can’t be, can it? What’s wrong is that the picture is upside-down. There’s a similar problem with Christianity. People look at Christians […]
Religion can sometimes keep us from God.
This is adoration: not a difficult religious exercise, but an attitude of the soul. - EVELYN UNDERHILL
No points are given for fighting. Have you ever been to a hockey game? Many people don’t like hockey because they just don’t understand it. You hear whistles being blown and play stopping for no apparent reason. You see people coming in and out of large boxes (the player’s benches) and small boxes (the penalty […]
The treasure often isn’t found on the surface. Mining is a very interesting process, one that requires a huge commitment of time and effort to produce anything of even the slightest value. We start by digging ourselves into a dark hole, hurling rocks and piling up tons of dirt all around us. No value […]
God has made it simple. We’ve made it complex. K.I.S.S. Keep it simple, stupid. A little abrupt perhaps, but an effective way to make the point that sometimes we just need to focus on the key points and not get lost in the details. Somehow we need to apply this concept to religion, which has […]
Bridging the gap to God. There was a time when there seemed to me to be no way to cross the gap between man and God and no reason to believe that He exists. When I looked at religion I saw nothing but many separate islands of dissention, ritual and hypocrisy. But when I read […]
Change your position and you’ll change your perspective. Have you ever noticed how differently things can look depending on where you stand? Standing on the outside of the church, this window looks obscure, having no particular meaning and reflecting only an image of the outside world. Step inside the church and the same window comes […]