Tag: Meaning of Life

THE ANTIDOTE TO GOD’S DARK SIDE

God doesn't see things our way, and there's nothing we can do about it. In fact, it seems sometimes to us that God has a huge, mean, dark side to his nature... Yet we read in the Book of books, the Bible, that "God is light, and in him is no darkness at all". So … Continue reading THE ANTIDOTE TO GOD’S DARK SIDE

STAYING IN TOUCH WITH YOURSELF

Who are you? What are you made of? Have you been in touch with yourself lately? I don't want to contribute to the "me" mentality raging all around us and in us, but staying in touch seems like an important thing to do... I've been realizing how relevant staying in touch with my roots is … Continue reading STAYING IN TOUCH WITH YOURSELF

HOLY BOREDOM

An old song by a British band I once liked was titled “I'm bored”. I've identified with the sentiments of the song numerous times in my life, and this little admission forms the basis of a theory of mine which I believe explains many maladies in our world... I was listening to a discussion about Don … Continue reading HOLY BOREDOM

IT’S LIFE…(your name)… BUT NOT AS WE KNOW IT…

We dream, we plan, we think, we strategize. We try to manoeuvre the pieces of our lives in the hope that one day...one day...everything will be just right. But somehow things never turn out quite as we imagined. In fact, they often turn out very differently. Just as we think we're getting used to things, … Continue reading IT’S LIFE…(your name)… BUT NOT AS WE KNOW IT…

DOES SUFFERING DISPROVE GOD?

Someone very close to me lost his faith in Jesus a number of years ago. He puts it down to a series of unhappy events and setbacks in his life: a good Christian man he knew died suddenly at a young age; his wife and first love left him for another man; his business failed; a close … Continue reading DOES SUFFERING DISPROVE GOD?