Post Tagged with: "God"

by / on January 3, 2015 at 11:00 am / in Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Editorials, Education, Philosophy, Relationships, Religion, Society, Spirituality

In the Name of God

In the Name of God

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by / on August 18, 2012 at 12:12 am / in Editorials, Philosophy, Physics, Religion

Metaphysics

Stephen Hawking may have said it best when he asked, “Why did the universe bother to exist at all?” If all this is truly random and arguably meaningless, what, in nature’s name, is the fricking point?

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by / on May 18, 2012 at 9:40 pm / in Culture, Philosophy, Religion, Sexuality, Society, Spirituality

A Grain of Salt in the Sahara

We’ve been torturing each other over religious doctrines and gods, skin colors and political opinions. Just think about it, we’ve even been killing each other over love!

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by / on April 25, 2012 at 10:37 am / in Culture, John Shore - Articles, Religion, Sexuality, Society, Spirituality

“My gay Christian cousin committed suicide”

Jesus knew from suffering. It’s a thing about Jesus not often enough appreciated or noted, how clearly and deeply sad he was. Not for nothing is he remembered to us as the man of sorrows.

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by / on April 11, 2012 at 9:26 am / in John Shore - Articles, Religion, Spirituality

Accosted by a Christian

My wife Catherine and I used to study and practice Zen. One morning we were walking toward our car after a night spent sitting zazen at a Zen center with a dozen or so other would-be Buddhas. (Zazen is Zen meditation: you sit; you close your eyes; you try to disconnect from your thoughts; you try like crazy not to sneeze, cough or […]

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by / on April 4, 2012 at 6:39 pm / in Culture, Current Events, Education, Gender, Media, Parenting, Relationships, Religion, Sexuality, Society, Spirituality

Love is ALL That Matters

Here’s the real deal: it is time for people to start speaking up for love, to start speaking up against hate…in all forms. It’s the only way we’re going to change our culture. It’s the only way we’re going to start seeing the incidences of bullying, hatred, violence and intolerance towards LGBT teens or anybody perceived to be different.

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by / on April 1, 2012 at 1:59 pm / in Culture, Religion, Science, Society, Spirituality

It’s Got the Whole World With No Hands: Atheism and the Contemporary Scientific Worldview

By:  Ryan Kohlsdorf Religion has always been the means for a controversial dinner table conversation.  In fact, at any social gathering you are assured to spark heated debate simply by its mention. However, in recent times it has become increasingly attractive to debunk and deny religious doctrines, and rightly so.  With the advents and advances in contemporary scientific fields, the […]

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by / on March 16, 2012 at 11:20 pm / in Philosophy, Religion, Society

The Dogs of God

Thanks to Religionnerd.com for sharing. By Gregory L. Reece, PhD The sound began down deep in his chest, rose to a growl in his throat, and then forced its way between his lips as a snarl. The coarse silver hair on his neck bristled. His ears, covered with the same silver fur, twitched. There was a burst of air from […]

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by / on March 7, 2012 at 10:40 am / in Gender, John Shore - Articles, Prejudice, Relationships, Religion, Sexuality, Society, Spirituality

An Open Letter From Christians to Gay People

Last night I dreamed that I was standing in the sanctuary of an immense church. Broad beams of light colored like jewelery cut across the air above me, coming to land upon a majestic pulpit. Sensing that something important was in the pulpit, I climbed its many broad stairs to see. Before taking the final step onto that great platform […]

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by / on February 29, 2012 at 9:58 am / in Editorials, Religion, Sexuality, Spirituality

WHOF’s Guest Writer of the Month — Dorothy Ducummon

Foreword by Kevin ‘Kel’ O’Neil (Founder of WHOF) Dorothy Ducummon lives in Tumwater, WA. USA. with her partner Jennifer, and their two teenage daughters. She enjoys waterfall hiking, camping and fishing. She was a reserve police officer for 3 years, and now works as a detention officer. Her goal is to have people realise that everyone deserves equal rights, and to one day, […]

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