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Touching the Divine or Living by Chance

Many religions have been founded on the teachings of individuals viewed as holy beings. Buddha and Jesus reached a state of enlightenment so pure that they changed everyone they met. Yet, most of us only find enlightenment in brief glimpses … Continue reading

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Pain

Lately I’ve been living in an intimate relationship with pain, sometimes a lot of it. Due to surgery, I have drifted through a number of days in a fog caused by medications — even though the fog truly did not … Continue reading

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Modern Christian Preconceptions

Preconceived ideas about historical Christianity seem to fall into two groups. The first group believes that any changes in Christian concepts have arisen from the evolution of people and society over the centuries. Most likely this bias is based on … Continue reading

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A Criticism of a Memoir

I just finished reading Memoirs of a Spiritual Outsider by Suzanne Clores. I don’t mean this blog as a book review (although in some ways it may read as one), but as a commentary. I offer some criticism from the … Continue reading

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