Category Archives: Religion/Faith

Toby the Turtle

Two True Fables: Part Two To read Part One (Fat Cat) click here. 1960s families loved turtles. Some eventually flushed theirs down the toilet (resulting in an outbreak of sewer-dwelling ninjas). But our neighbors the Cartingers couldn’t bear to part … Continue reading

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Dear Humans

“You were called to freedom, but do not use that freedom to indulge the flesh. Rather, serve one another in love. For the entire Law is fulfilled in this one command: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” ~Galatians 5:13-14 … Continue reading

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Lousy God

“You are God!” a Hindu friend told me. “Sorry,” I replied, “but I could never respect a religion with such low standards.”

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The Intersection Between Eternity and the Observable Universe

Originally posted on The Manifold Wisdom of God:
? Hint: It is only a number and Einstein knew it all along. At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven. But…

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Before There Was ILM, There Was IAM!

ILM: The pioneering special effects company founded by George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars movies. I AM: The pioneer of our faith, founder of the universe, and creator of life: the ultimate special effect. (Exodus 3:14) “But You, O … Continue reading

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When is the Impossible Possible?

So a guy near where I live died. But he’s feeling much better now. In 2013, Anthony Yahle went into cardiac arrest and was rushed to Kettering Medical Center. Doctors tried for 45 minutes to restart his heart. They finally … Continue reading

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Expectancy is the Atmosphere for Miracles

Originally posted on See, there's this thing called biology…:
Yeah! Now that’s what I’m talking about. So, expectancy is part of what enables us to  know God, to sense His presence, to hear His voice. I like the little…

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