Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Some people approach prayer like it's a scientific formula that should work upon request like an old dog who has learned new tricks. I had one woman tell me, "That priest you recommended come to my house, he came, blessed it, but you know things are still going bad … Continue reading Prayer Is Not Some Scientific Formula
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay I think anyone who manages to get through one of my blog posts deserves to get a prize. Imagine having to sit for 10 minutes to read my rather uncreative and dreary articles? Today, I have someone who wishes to give a free gift for every reader that manages … Continue reading Read This Entire Post To Receive A Prize
Image by Alexandr Ivanov from Pixabay If God exists, why doesn't he just end the curiosity everyone has regarding this and show himself? I mean come on!!! It could put an end to all this suffering, right? For centuries man has wanted to take a peek behind the curtain to view the mastermind, the Wizard … Continue reading Why Does God Not Show Himself To The World?
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay It's been on my mind lately about how nobody notices when there's a pandemic and that God is speaking to us. I then open the scriptures and read this from the book of Job:33:34, "God speaks first in one way, and then in another, but not one notices. "We often … Continue reading Reasons We Don’t Notice God Speaking To Us
THE BAKER AND THE BUTLER Anyone familiar with the Story of Joseph in the old testament, will understand right away the story of the Baker and the Butler. Joseph has been sold into slavery by his brothers, ends up serving Pharaoh in his court, when suddenly he is thrown into prison. He refused the advances … Continue reading When Someone Lets You Down Be Like Joseph And Trust In The Lord
***Warning*** The following is a work of artistic endeavour, and private meditation by me only. It is not an actual conversation between one person and God and not supernatural. It is being used in the form of a parable/story to illustrate a lesson or point. Love Me - A Story By Stephen Mc Elligott about … Continue reading What Does God Want From Us?
http://www.stephenbernard.org I took this on my Polaroid instant film camera this morning. Minus the black frame one could be mistaken that it was taken over a 100 years ago. There is this tendency by our modern culture to assume that we are really trendy and have progressed. Looking at photographs like this reminds me of how … Continue reading Photo That Looks 100 Years Old Was Taken This Morning
Image by TeroVesalainen from Pixabay It is a mantra chanted by the secular populace since Adam and Eve first covered their nakedness; it never ceases to be repeated ad nauseum. "We are reasonable people, give to charity, and display the right amount of manners in public. There are so many reasons in light of being good people who … Continue reading Why We Don’t Need Religion To Be Good People
Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay It could be your uncle, brother, sister or distant cousin who makes these same old tired arguments about your faith so dearly held. Believe me; we have all been there at that wedding table, Christmas dinner or Aunt Betty's 80th birthday party. The drinks are going down nicely, just enough to give … Continue reading 5 Arguments Atheists Make At Dinner Parties
Image by Robin Higgins from Pixabay ''You need to learn how to be yourself and stop behaving like someone you're not. If you do this, you'll be happy.'' This advice from our close family members and friends is nothing new, it's been a deeply held conviction for centuries. What if being yourself means you're not a nice person? … Continue reading I don’t Want To Be Myself