Tagged: religious beliefs

Random Thoughts on a Misty Friday Morning

Random Thoughts on a Misty Friday Morning

Alone in my den on a dark and drizzly morning, trying not to think about Wednesday’s heart catheterization ( I cannot pronounce that word), the news events of the day seem far, far away....

Dangerous Zealots Take the Lord’s Name in Vain

Dangerous Zealots Take the Lord’s Name in Vain

As Shakespeare noted in The Merchant of Venice, the Devil can cite Scripture to his purpose. And I think that’s the kind of sin that’s forbidden in the commandment against “taking the Lord’s name...

Thank You for Your Prayers

Thank You for Your Prayers

To everyone who has been praying for my daughter Christine’s recovery, I want to say thank you, thank you, thank you. If you are a parent, you will appreciate how grateful I am. Christine...

There May Be Hope for Humanity – and Democracy – After All

There May Be Hope for Humanity – and Democracy – After All

I went to church last night for the first time in decades. For reasons too complex to explain, I had come to the conclusion that religion might well be the Anti-Christ, and that if...