We Are the Clay, We Are the Potter

When we are born into this world, we are mushy and undefined – much more than our animal counterparts. We have a backing of DNA and genetics which can (and does) affect the trajectory of our lives, but in a large sense, we are born without the “built-in” instincts that our mammalian relatives have. While …

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We Are Sailors

Does God consciously make decisions or pull the strings? I think it's more of an interaction. As we engage with God and life, this relationship produces actions and reactions, sometimes good, sometimes bad. Depends on the type of engagement. An intelligent source that needs agents and directors to produce and create. An intelligent source that …

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Belief in God… the three-letter-word

I’ve recently been trying to define my belief in God, or map it in some way, but it’s hard to describe. I’ll cut to the chase: I think the subconscious is a direct line to God. I think the subconscious IS God. I don’t think this is a sensational thought. In fact, I thought this …

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Flawed by Nature, or Flawed by Nurture?

I struggle with why and how a fellow human being comes to the decision to kill many others, go on a ‘rampage’ with a gun or other weapon, and cause this kind of deep hurt and malice. I try to put myself in someone’s shoes, to work out what kind of motivations might meet me …

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Lost Connectedness

What is the true meaning - the true purpose - of religion? To find God? To save yourself? To redeem yourself? To have a pathway to morality? No, I don't think any of those statements fully captures the main purpose - the real, subconscious drive that lights us up inside and compels us to seek and devote …

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