If certainty about God is the destination you’re pursuing then be prepared to, if you’re an honest person, be traveling that road the rest of your life before realizing you know little more than when you started; or if you’re easily swayed by falsity and comfort, find yourself living in a tourist trap of a town that professes to have all the answers but merely consists of pretty cardboard cutouts propped up on either side of the road. … More Faith (or “Being Willing to Not Know”)
Hey there, friend. Thanks for taking some time out of your undoubtedly busy day to read this. Writers knowing their works are read (and, hopefully, appreciated) means a whole lot. I wanted to take a second to clue you in on a happy little epiphany I had today with the hopes that, at very best, … More Feelings, Faith, and a Drunk God on a Motorcycle
See the first post on suffering here. All this prompted a very long and hard journey I’m still walking where every notion and idea I possessed about God has been torn to shreds to (hopefully) make room for something better. Something more “good,” as he likes to put things. One part of this journey is constantly … More On Suffering (pt. 2)
This is me not telling you my opinion on gay marriage and Christianity. … More A Response to Responses to the Gay Marriage Decision
Can we “know” God? Maybe more importantly, do we need to know God? … More Unknowing God – Blending Faith and Humility
I won’t lie to you, friend – I’ve been struggling recently. I’m not one to share negative feelings, I usually opt for ignoring them or shoving them in boxes to gather dust. I’ve recently been learning, however, that those aren’t included in Dave’s Great List of Practices That Promote Emotional/Spiritual Health and Further Relationship (I’m … More Dear God: Who Are You, Again?
Suffering. Pain. Unhappiness. Everyone has experienced this darker side of human existence to varying degrees. We have come to understand it as a part of life – almost a sad, but inevitable, caveat to the breaths we take on this earth. Sometimes circumstances or events can cause massive amounts of any of these three. Someone … More On Suffering (pt. 1)