Why am I Unhappy?

I’ve been unhappy for days. While I’m not gung-ho or happy-go-lucky, I have an equilibrium that has developed over years. When my parents died, God stood between me and my grief. I could sense him lurking about. His presence has a way of calming me. As I studied the Bible, I found daily devotionals formulaic,[…]

Unchoose Religion

Daughter: Daddy, the couple we just had dinner with; are they your friends? Dad: Yes, they are. Daughter: Are they good people? Dad: Yes, my child. Daughter: Respectable? Dad: Yes. If the two of them weren’t so, I wouldn’t have invited them into our home. Daughter: Do they practice any form of religion? Dad: Yes,[…]

A Flaw in Religion

A flaw in “religion”, is it seems to be designed for what people hope to be. It focuses on ideals, transformation and change. But, it appears to do a terrible job of dealing with people’s current realities and their every day struggles. Too many times, faith is used as a talisman to escape life. Thus, religion grapples with contemporaneous issues and[…]