Seeking ultimate justice

When it comes right down to it, life often presents us with the kind of conundrums that good folks everywhere, can spend a lifetime trying to figure out.  And ultimately – just hope to barely understand.  Because so many mysteries seem beyond our ability to ever completely resolve, it becomes enough to have some understanding…

Cathedral interior in Oaxaca (Photo, Andrew McMillan_BurningWell)

Suffer not the little children

  I’ve been thinking a lot about the harm to the infant psyche, that being raised from birth in a religious belief, does to us.  Later – as adults.  The inherently coercive and corrosive effects of religious indoctrination. I had an Uncle who was a lay minister at a local Assembly Of God church, where…

Bent Tree

How I came to know there is no God

“As the twig is bent, so the tree inclines.” – Virgil   This piece is not particularly intended for those who grew up in a secular environment.  Who were never dragged-off to Church services as a child.  Or otherwise immersed in one of the Catholic, Protestant – or even Mormon – world views.  Or otherwise…