Religion

The Moral Middle: Who Is God?

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Several recent articles surrounding Christmas and religion have caught my attention. Many of the writers who I admire and follow closely seem to theorize that God needs to be reasoned. I would argue that understanding God is much more simple and straightforward for God has revealed himself. Those who seek to find him through great bouts of cerebral contortions end…

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Family Sermons, Religion

My Cat and God

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Our cat thinks I am a God. She petitions me untiringly. She depends on me for food, shelter, and safety. She watches me do things, which must seem miraculous. In many ways I must seem a God to her. I even have authority over life and death.  Even though I fall far short of the compliment, to my pet I am god…

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Favorites, Life, Politics, Religion

History and Political Correctness

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By: Samuel Waen Jensen I just finished reading Will and Ariel Durant’s “The Lessons Of History.” The Durants were brilliant. I thought I would share just a couple of nuggets that I gleaned from it as they pertain to our current fervor for political correctness. On Race: “History is color blind, and can develop a civilization (in any favorable environment)…

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Family Sermons, Favorites, Politics, Religion

Of Creation and Science

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In my early adulthood I found myself enrolled in a religious college and majoring in Geology. This experience started a life long interest and reflection on how this earth was created (yes, I do believe it was created) and how the concept of creation and my geology textbook can augment one another. Geology has increased my understanding and belief in…

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