We learn as children that “one bad apple can ruin the bunch.” This is true for faith as well. It’s upsetting to see people who say they “Know God” making it their self-appointed mission to whine, pass legislation or even do violence to others. One spoiled “religious nut” can spoil the whole bowl. . .or […]Read More Bad Apples of Faith
It’s clear that prayer is helpful to millions. People feel comforted in the belief that Someone hears them and cares about them. I would not try to take prayer away from those who need it. But I’m troubled about something, so, if you pray, maybe you can explain. Every time there’s a tragedy, for instance, […]Read More Prayer vs. Guns: Who Wins?
I’ve been known to “pet” these little buzzers. They’re so busy with business they never seem to notice how close I am. Buzzing Beauty on the Blooming Rhododendrons.Read More Fuzzbuzzers
Black and Whites on a colorful spring day.Read More Blue Ridge Mountain High
After writing to one of our “Representatives” about his support for an awful “First Amendment Defense” Act, he responded with these words, “Thank you for contacting my office regarding traditional marriage. I appreciate having the benefit of your thoughts. In 2015, the Supreme Court issued their decision on Obergefell v. Hodges, a court case in which […]Read More When a Representative doesn’t Represent
A view from our daily walk in the Blue Ridge Mountains.Read More Freethinker’s Scripture
Poor Guy. This essay I wrote a while back continues to have relevance for me, maybe for others as well. Saving JesusRead More Saving Jesus. . .again