Be In-Spired: It’s Your Choice

Every time we make a decision, we are making a choice. We take choice for granted. It’s written into our Constitution. Increasingly people all over have adopted our concept broad concept of choice. Marriages, changes in government, and selling products are...

God Is Only As Great As You Are

The ancient writers of the bible knew nothing about how we use information today. I’m not saying that they deliberately deceived us. They just didn’t have our modern understanding of history, empirical science, and objective truth. These concepts didn’t arrive until...

Where’s God? Bible or Experience?

Most people get information about God from sacred writings, like the bible. The bible though is not God’s biography. It is seventy-three (more or less, depending upon religious subgroups) very different ‘books.’ They were written down by various authors, at various...

God and Transactional Love

Growing up I identified God’s love with my parents’ love for me.  When I was ‘good’, they said nothing, assuming I simply ought to be good.  When I fell short, they got angry and shamed me in a variety of ways. I figured that’s the way God’s love also...
Six Reasons Why Friends Don’t Call

Six Reasons Why Friends Don’t Call

Have you ever wondered why some of your friends don’t reach out to you? They seem to wait for you to do the heavy lifting, often a pattern formed from the beginning of the relationship. In other cases they are busier and more distracted than we can imagine, even if we...