Category Archives: Spirituality

One Slice at a Time

Reportedly, the old saw, “Death by a thousand cuts,” came from an ancient form of torture. Today, it is often used to describe the destruction of something or someone, one small attack at a time. Christians with any knowledge of … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Religion, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Monastically Speaking

In Traditionally Speaking, I suggested the coronavirus pandemic may change traditions that many, me included, feel are essential to human interaction. Other traditions may develop to replace handshakes, hugs, and other forms of personal contact, but that is a subject … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Politics, Religion, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Of God and Me

As mentioned in my last post, my relationship with God was somewhat tortured and complex in times past. Much of that was due to the tortured and complicated relationship my parents had between themselves and with God. After all, the … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, family, Religion, Spirituality, Testimony | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apocalyptically Speaking?

Yes, I am coming back to the possibility that the apocalypse may be just over the horizon. I do not believe that, at least in human terms. In Yahweh terms, being just over the horizon might mean another eon or … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Religion, sin, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Of Easters Past

It is interesting what one can learn from old memories. Some memories bring smiles, while others bring tears.  Regardless of what emotion a memory stirs, there can be something to learn or understand from those memories.  The challenge is recognizing … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, family, Religion, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Of End Times: Around the corner?

Not that long ago, I would have found it hard to imagine myself writing something with End Times in the title. In fact, there is a possibility I may delete this file before it sees the light of anyone else’s … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Religion, sin, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Question of Forgiveness

The human mind may be the most fascinating and befuddling part of human anatomy. For example, our mind stores data for decades. In many cases, we can retrieve that data with minimal effort. At the same time, we may not … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Religion, sin, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apologetically Speaking

I have been an apologist since shortly after finding my way back to the walk I abandoned as a teenager. Of course, I did not think of myself as an apologist. I was just a guy who spent much his … Continue reading

Posted in apologetics, Faith, Religion, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In Excelsis Deo

For a few years as a child, my mom thought I might have a singing career. She had my little brother and me singing in everything from school programs to church functions, for the short time we went to church. … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Religion, Spirituality, Testimony | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Thanksgiving Thought

Social media this week is filled with memes and personal posts urging us to remember those whose Thanksgiving Day may not be spent with family and friends. Those posts are a call to be thankful for police officers, firefighters, the … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, family, Religion, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment