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...

What does it all mean?…35 Years Later.

Discovering the meaning of life has long been the butt of cartoons, as the pilgrim climbs the mountain to seek the truth from the all-knowing hermit.  The film “The Razor’s Edge” even depicted this scene as the idealistic Tyrone Power sought to fight against the...

Reflections from a Growing Mystic

The following came from a good friend who has been reflecting deeply on core values.  I share his thoughts with you! I am just completing ‘The God Delusion’ by Dawkins.  (I know, I came late to the party!)  A few years ago I read ‘Letter To A...