Call it authenticity, transparency, or being human, most people appreciate when a person demonstrates an open genuineness. No one loves hypocrisy, artificial drama, or phony types. At least not for long. Most of us value Truth, however we define it. We want to trust, to know a person’s words and actions come from the heart, [...]
Category Archive for 'Meaningful Relationships'
“You know, it would be horrible living with Christ, Buddha, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mother Teresa, and Gandhi as my neighbors,” a friend once told me.
“Why would that bother you?” I asked, rather dumbfounded. I wondered:
Why would having the best examples in history as neighbors be a [...]
Certain religious teachings I have very little use for any more are good at creating fear:
Fear of having my own inner worth and wisdom
Fear of moving and flowing to the direction of the Holy Spirit
Fear of making my own decisions about scripture
Fear of making mistakes that could condemn me
Fear of Satanic influences circling like a [...]
There are no gods, no devils, no angels, no heaven or hell. There is only our natural world. Religion is but myth and superstition that hardens hearts and enslaves minds.
These are the words in an atheist display allowed next to a Nativity scene at an Olympia, Washington government building.
Is Christianity really just an anachronistic and [...]
My mom (the rockhound to the right) turns 80 on Thanksgiving, so it’s a big family time for me right now. I won’t be posting anything for awhile.
I’ve pulled a few thoughtful posts from the archives just in case my newer readers may have missed them:
Posts inspired by Dr. Wayne Dyer’s book The Power of [...]