It’s always been a comfort to me knowing that God knows everything about me. Omniscience and omnipresence has been a hallmark of most religions. God knows when you come and when you go, as Psalm 139 in the Bible says, and when you stand up and when you sit down.Read More »
Today I’m 15 years old again. I’m wearing a plaid shirt. My hair is in a ponytail. I just said happy birthday to my friend and left school. I’m outside now, walking home.
But now I’m frozen, my legs anchored to the sand beneath me.Read More »
The biggest spiritual lesson I learned this year is time stops for no one.
I had two of my four kids move out during the summer. My only daughter got married and my oldest son moved out with a buddy.Read More »
Like the volatile nature of gun powder, gun control debates can explode at any second if struck with the right amount of fire power. Following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, the nation has been buzzing about what we should do with guns: More guns, fewer guns, and mental health care have all been argued over and over in the foul and fervent fashion that only online discussions could offer.Read More »
It seems that some liberals — notably the Freedom from Religion Foundation and MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell — are upset that the swearing-in ceremony for the president of the United States includes references to religion and the use of a Bible.Read More »
Atlanta pastor Louie Giglio’s short-lived stint as one of two people chosen to pray at President Obama’s upcoming inauguration has opened debate about who could step in and offer the benediction.
Various groups have offered their suggestions, from GLAAD to Huffington Post to ThinkProgress, which unearthed the damning mid-1990s sermon against homosexuality that prompted Giglio to withdraw. (ThinkProgress’ list is especially interesting)