***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
Image by RENE RAUSCHENBERGER from Pixabay Meditation and breathing exercises have been used by religions for centuries especially in the last 2000 years. In the last 10 years, the desire to jump from the burning ship of the noisy world, and dive into the ocean of silence has never been more popular. There are many reasons why people … Continue reading The Benefits And Pitfalls Of Meditation
Image by 4144132 from Pixabay Many Fathers think that leading by example means to show their son how tough they are. There is this temptation to show our sons that being powerful, rich and a ladies man who runs a tight family ship is what it takes to be a good Dad. As a father … Continue reading We Need Fathers Who Lead By Example