Tag Archives: Faith

Actions of faith

“At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I attend a very traditional Presbyterian church, a church I have been a member of for over … Continue reading

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The Agnostic in Omaha

HBO is airing a wonderful documentary called “Becoming Warren Buffett” which offers a fascinating and very personal glimpse into the life and mind of billionaire Warren Buffett. I learned many surprising things about the man they call the “Wizard of Omaha” not … Continue reading

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I don’t have a catchy title for this one

“The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes.” – Dave Barry I receive a number of compliments for the quotes I use in … Continue reading

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I got the answer, I think

A Denomination is defined as an organized Christian group. The Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary has estimated that there were 34,000 denominations in 2000, and rose to an estimated 43,000 in 2012. In 1900 there were an … Continue reading

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I bought someone a meal today

I needed a few things at the grocery store today, dog food, dog bones, some ham and sliced cheese. I got the chance to speak with John, an elderly man who bags groceries there. I hadn’t seen him in several … Continue reading

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A Poem: The broken revolution

I stepped over the line drawn by a world that created norms of a society I no longer accepted, if I expressed an opinion, held a sign over my head, standing alone on the steps of your institutions, would I … Continue reading

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Split Croaker

Last weekend I spent the day in the city that I grew up in. The weather sucked, so the activities we had planned to do outside were ditched and I ended up revisiting old places and old memories from my childhood. … Continue reading

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Things happen for a reason

“Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” –His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama If I had to pick a mantra for my life it would be “Things happen for a reason”. Over the … Continue reading

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Article: 10 Reasons Why Buddhism Will Enrich Your Path

For any of you interested, curious or just befuddled about Buddhism the following article is a wonderful introduction to the belief: Are You Spiritual But Not Religious? 10 Reasons Why Buddhism Will Enrich Your Path

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The $64,000 Question-“Are you a Christian?”

I was invited to lead a discussion recently on wonderful book that melds the beliefs of Christians, Jews, Buddhist and Hindus. A book that mirrors many of my thoughts, views, faith and beliefs. Attending this discussion were about forty very … Continue reading

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