Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay This is not a blog post with a desire to insult the mental well being of others or anyone for that matter. I want to write this to resolve some of the qualms ordinary secular people have with religion. They find Christianity attracts a lot of strange people to their … Continue reading Why Does Religion Attract Strange People?
***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?
Copyright: Stephen Bernard I've been having this conversation with my wife today about those of us who home school. I'm sorry if it comes across as boasting, but I told her the majority of people that home school I would consider to be "well balanced" are very few. Of all the people she's introduced me … Continue reading It’s True: Christianity Attracts The Nutty Members Of Society
Image by Thanks for your Like • donations welcome from Pixabay A DARK FEW DAYS The last few days have been very dark for me. I go through specific periods where I become fed up of religion altogether. An incredible indifference towards the Church, priests, laity and prayer or going to Mass washes over me. … Continue reading I’m Becoming Tired Of Religion
My grandfather had a friend in World War II who was crossing a river in Japan. His friend was a great violinist, and my grandfather great at the harmonica. They would sing and play their instruments around the campfire, such as their joy for their music. One day, as they journeyed across a deep river in the jungle, a choice for his friend arose.
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay I hear this almost on a bi-weekly basis either in my close contact with relations or in comment sections of news articles. Many years ago, my brother-in-law brought up this topic on our way home from the airport. He's not very sympathetic to religion, but he would ask questions. I … Continue reading I’m A Good Person, I Don’t Need Church
Image source: Public DomainCollage: Stephen Bernard COMMON GROUND Liberals and Catholic saints are much more alike than one would imagine them to be. I am not talking about similarities between Liberals and lay Christians, (most of whom resemble the world than they do their Catholic saints) but the real deal. In this piece, I intend … Continue reading Lefty Liberals And Catholic Saints Have A Lot In Common