Category Archives: Philosophy

Rabbi, Who Sinned

In the 9th chapter of the gospel of John, we find a man born blind from birth.  Christ was asked “Rabbi, who sinned?”  It is a powerful question, one that many ask in their own lives.  We ask, “What sin did … Continue reading

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For the joy

Due to a gracious gift from a friend, Penny and I attended Huntsville Symphony’s Orchestra’s “The Science Of Music” concert.  It was a fun depiction of the relationship between science and music.  It included three panelists, a scientist, an engineer, … Continue reading

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Psalms in an age of reason

The thoughts and the emotions of the modern world are led by reason.  We expect evidence for all things.  We base our lives on facts, not emotions.  We are constantly taught that our thoughts come first, then our emotions follow. In likewise manner, … Continue reading

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What do I believe?

This blog is not about number of readers or number of hits.   My hit count is so low, I am not sure anyone reads it.   This blog is about recording my thoughts as they change over the years. … Continue reading

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How we think: Is there life after death?

“Is there life after death?”  seems to have a simple answer, yes or no.  But the mystery of the Christian tradition is so much more.  The problem is not the answer, but the question.  The Kingdom of God and the … Continue reading

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How we think: Mystery of the details

Initial paragraph from an earlier post, adding the mystery of the details. The human mind cannot begin to comprehend the vastness of space.   Any attempt to describe the vastness quickly collapses when faced with the limits of our mind.  Each … Continue reading

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How we think: Value of Spec of Dust

Not only are we but a spec of dust, but all life from the smallest bacteria, to the insects, to the animals are also specs of dust.   All life has value.  We often consider that the value of animals derive … Continue reading

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