Leave it to Stephen (Colbert). A Father’s Day Message Reminding our smug Preacher Politicians who use God to justify separating families they really ought to read (and think) a little more. Thank Goodness for our “Court Jesters” who can speak the truth while making us laugh (while we cry). AdvertisementsRead More The Comedy of Truth
We’re beginning to see what a Christian Country would look like. If you’ve ever asked yourself what a Nation Under God really is, be awake and alert to what’s happening from the Whiter-than-ever White House to legislatures across the land. What would Jesus’ own America look like? Start here: VP Pence just spoke before 10,000 pastors […]Read More United States of Almighty
We read of Lesbian-Free adoption agencies Gay-Free bakeries Muslim-Free gun ranges “In God We Trust” in every public school (just passed in my State House) “Get God, Prayer and the Bible back in school” The list goes on and on. . . Is this what “Religious Freedom” looks like? (not-so-side note: What does a “Christian […]Read More What Religious Freedom Really Looks Like
You can be the most brilliant philosopher or scientist in the world, but it’s still easy to fall into childlike thinking. We default to “spiritual” or religious language because it’s the only language we’ve ever been taught to describe these feelings. This physicist had an experience of. . .well, I’ll let him tell it: “And […]Read More When Science becomes “Spirituality”
Saw these two snapping turtles dancing around the pond. Fighting? Mating? Shellgame?Read More Turtle Dance
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?