Category Archives: Faith

Believing the unbelievable.

Is Religion Good For You?

I think good religion is good for good people. It has been my frequent observation that religion tends to make good people better, bad people worse and the rest of us more neurotic. I believe the good use religion to … Continue reading

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Personal Suffering

I believe we all suffer to some degree. What I’m beginning to realize is that faith does not necessarily minimize our pain but it does tend to minimize its personal importance.

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Perfect Faith?

I don’t think that there is any such thing as absolute or perfect faith for us mere mortals. Otherwise, it would be called certainty. Faith has value (to us) because it is something we must continually work on to perfect. … Continue reading

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People Believe What They Want to Believe

Why do otherwise rational people often cling to irrational ideas despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary? The simple truth is that belief is usually more visceral than intellectual. People ultimately believe that which most comfortably fits within their overall belief … Continue reading

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Some Outside Help

OK. now I got the “sounds like” I believe in Jesus part pretty well down. Now I need to work on the “lives like” part. Oh wait, that’s a “toughy”. I can’t do that one on my own. Maybe I … Continue reading

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