Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy Holidays!

Some people are offended by this statement. For the life of me, I can’t figure out why. Would Jesus, a Jew who undoubtedly commemorated Hanukkah, be offended if you told Him “happy holidays” rather than “happy birthday”? Certainly not – … Continue reading

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Seeking Happiness Through Christianity

Though some televangelists may try to convince you otherwise, Jesus never promised happiness in this life. If so, early Christians martyrs would have certainly been disillusioned as lions gnawed off their limbs. Even Jesus himself was not always the picture … Continue reading

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Do Suicides Truly Hate Themselves?

I think another common misconception about people who commit suicide is that they must truly hate themselves in order to go through with it. Perhaps with some this may be true. But with many, what they truly hate is the … Continue reading

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Imagining Clinical Depression

Imagine, if you can, having just tragically lost everything and everyone you have ever loved yet something has blocked all memory of it just out of conscious range and replaced it with a false reality. That sounds like the premise … Continue reading

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One-way Ticket To Anywhere In the Universe

I was just ruminating on Einstein’s Theory of Relativity today and realized that you could theoretically travel anywhere in the universe in less than a year (your time). Let’s suppose you hopped aboard a rocket ship, destination 14 billion light years away.  This … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Rich Young Man

This story appears in the Gospel of Matthew 19:16–30, the Gospel of Mark 10:17–31 and the Gospel of Luke 18:18–30. It is where we get the saying, “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Say?

Billions of people worldwide proudly proclaim they are Christians. That’s great. But I can’t help but wonder, what would Jesus say? I mean, there has to be heaps of people who claim to be Christian but do not actually follow … Continue reading

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The Coward’s Way Out?

Suicide has little if nothing to do with cowardice. In fact, some might tell you that it is only cowardice which has kept them alive. It is just as hard for a depressed person to kill themselves as it is … Continue reading

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