Questioning the Bible: Just a Fairy Tale?

When Stephen Hawking died last month, many of his quotes were spotlighted in the multitude of articles covering his death. It was one his quotes regarding heaven that I remember most vividly.  It went something like this:  “Heaven is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.”

I’m sure it’s quite obvious that I’m not one of the modern world’s brilliant thinkers, but I understand the sentiment of Hawking’s quote.  I get this type of thought.   I have often wrestled with such thoughts about heaven myself. Continue reading

Finding a Sense of Calm by Avoiding the Storms of Online Arguing

Whoever guards his mouth and tongue, Keeps his soul from troubles. Proverbs 23 (NKJV)

I have decided to break from venting on this blog and on any of my social media accounts.  I know, no one really cares, but I felt I should make a formal announcement nonetheless.

Before I continue, let me clarify, this is not an argument against freedom of speech.  I understand that freedom of speech is important.  This is more about a personal decision to remove myself from negative, non-productive online situations that interfere with the way I want to conduct myself online from this point on. Continue reading

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