Tag Archives: reality

We’re All Just Ants on the Sidewalk

Socrates said, “The only thing that makes me wiser than anyone else is that I know I know nothing.” It’s good to remind ourselves from time to time how clueless we truly are. Think of it this way: You are … Continue reading

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Shoot for the Moon

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you’ll land among the stars!” This popular saying is actually a misquote of what Dr. Norman Vincent Peale originally said. The correct version should read: “Shoot for the moon. But be careful … Continue reading

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The Holes in Our Reality

The familial warmth and sentiment of Christmas can, ironically, obscure the real reason Christ came: to reveal the holes in our reality. Our world isn’t a natural one, he showed, but an unnatural one, a broken shadow place hidden from … Continue reading

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The Christmas Experience

While still newlyweds, my wife and I visited Plimouth Plantation in Massachusetts, the impossibly authentic re-creation of America’s first Pilgrim colony occupied by role-playing historian-actors who literally live out the daily lives of the original inhabitants. During the course of our day … Continue reading

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The Sense of God

“The mind which thinks it knows Reality because it has made a diagram of reality, is merely the dupe of its own categories.” “The ‘sense of God’ is not a metaphor. Innumerable declarations prove it to be a consciousness as … Continue reading

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Reality

“Seek first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things will be added unto you.” ~Matthew 6:33

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The Future of the Human Race

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Life as we know it is nearly over. Here’s how the future could play out: Phase One—Wearability – It all started when computers met their soul mate, the internet. Almost overnight, people became addicted to being connected.…

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