Beware anyone who declares all suffering to be a self-inflicted illusion.
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To those who embrace one of the more “sophisticated” conceptions of God, I am compelled to ask…
The preachers, politicians, and other snake oil salesmen do not profit by making their congregations, constituents, and customers comfortable in their own skins.
It all began when the stork dropped my buns down a working class chimney in New Jersey in 1961… after which I was raised in a minority rite of the Catholic Church known as Byzantine Catholic.
Be advised! BE ADVISED!!!
I have DEEP REVERENCE for science, knowledge, freedom, honesty, beauty, opportunity, gratitude, courage, curiosity, honesty, friendship, compassion, adventure, diversity, community, humility, generosity, enjoyment, thrift, understanding, integrity, creativity, fair play, spontaneity, affection, passion, empathy, autonomy, responsibility, reason, justice, courage, and compassion.
What does it take to transform life from something that merely happens to me to something that happens because of me?
Someday, when we are mature enough, wise enough, and brave enough…