Tag: life

Musing on Sin, Death and Mercy

This episode is part of my podcast series DEAR ATHEIST… If you prefer, LISTEN NOW. ***** “And the children of Israel spake unto Moses, saying, Be hold we die, we perish, we all perish.  Whosoever cometh any thing near unto the tabernacle of the Lord shall die: shall we be consumed […]

Are You In It For Eternal Life?

This episode is part of my podcast series DEAR ATHEIST… If you prefer, LISTEN NOW. ***** Apparently, Christians only worship God because there is something in it for us…particularly the eternal life that Jesus died so we could have. I thought I would ask you why you decided to believe and […]

Living With Uncertainty

In the Bible App, today, the question was posed, “What about eternal life encourages you today?” Of the three options given, I chose, “I will have perfect community with God.”  This is because, for me, the trauma of living in this realm is the uncertainty of life, its […]

All Suffering Is Borne From Craving

According to Buddhism, there are for four noble truths, one of which is that suffering is borne from craving, and I can’t but agree with it. Suffering is said to be caused by our “…attachment to the desire to have (craving) and the desire not to have (aversion)” […]

The Atheist – Epilogue

“God loves you,” I say, as I hand over a printed pamphlet containing my testimony to a young child on the street. Her mother snatches the paper from her hands and slams it back into mine, fury on her face.  “You should be ashamed of yourself!”  Just as […]