Tag Archives: self-centered

I Only Ask Two Things

I only ask two things: 1) For the universe to be constantly rearranged to suit my whims. 2) And for everyone to be OK with that. Thanks, everyone, you’re the best! Well, OK, maybe not the best (I mean, that … Continue reading

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Dishonest Prayers

Back when I was an atheist, I thought this progressively self-centered mock-prayer by Piet Hein* (below) summed up the essence of faith, that prayer was, in fact, nothing more than a method of brownnosing God in order get what we … Continue reading

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Overcoming “That Guy”

Have you ever crashed head-on into the old you, and discovered how much you dislike that worldly, self-absorbed person? I have. And, truth be told, there’s still far too much of him in me–1% would be too much, and frankly … Continue reading

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Humility

Remember, “Those who exalt themselves will be humbled.” ~Matthew 23:12

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I Only Ask Two Things

I only ask two things: 1) For the universe to be constantly rearranged to suit my whims 2) And for everyone to be OK with that Thanks, everyone, you’re the best! Well, OK, maybe not the best (that would be … Continue reading

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Lousy God

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

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