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The Evolution of Christianity

Lying deep within the stark contrasts of yesterday and today we find a remarkable story of how gradual changes by men, can destroy what originally was beautiful. Christianity has become nothing more than a skull on a pile of stones. Over time some changes were...

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Peter Was Never a Pope

  The age-old penchant for desperately needing to establish ones authority is not seen more clearly than in the history of the Roman Catholic Church. But then, lying to fool people and never owning the truth is what the church has been built upon since it was...

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Seeing Through The Visible

What is it that we catch ourselves looking at most of the time? Images around us, actions of people, scenes flashing erratically on the television screen? In the midst of all of these and more, how often do we stop and ponder, question, and challenge the "reality" of...

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Of Dogs, Bikes, and Sports Cars

What happens when people's consciousness is focused on the small and the ordinary? What about the stars above? An awareness of far more than physical things, even those stars, is required of the one who is waking up to reality. Those who are bankrupt inside...

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Overcoming the Stress of Parenting

Being rather terrified at times is a common experience of parents who, in the midst of difficult circumstances, wonder if they will be able to handle the job of raising children. After all, they are dealing with real human lives, not the lives of pets, or a world of...

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The Death of Christianity

From Doormats to Self-Worship Christianity is dead! Did Trump/Pence kill it or was it an inside job? What we are experiencing today is the blossoming of bigotry as the foundations of Christianity are crumbling as never before. Christians are "reaping what they've...

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Seeing The Mirrors In Others

So often these days we hear and see people accusing others of being something they dislike or hate. It doesn't seem to occur to them that what they see in others is only a reflection of their own self. Everyone is a "mirror" for us to see our own shadow or our own...

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Dogma and The Destruction of Sexuality

Have you ever seen upside down icicles? Well, included here is a picture I took a few years ago in a neighbors back yard. It is real and not altered in any way. And, while I still to this day, wonder how it happened, I don't know. For me, it is an example of how false...

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The Missing Goddess

Why is She missing from the religions of men? Where did She go? Who was it  that pushed Her aside and why? We need look no further than the "shadow masculine" wherein the energies of fear, insecurity, shame, weakness and ignorance are embodied. Their "need" to control...

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What If Trump Is A Mirror?

Amidst the seething anger, tempers flaring, mockery more abundant than even the hatred at times, Trump is being roasted by his own words and actions. Mass demonstrations, groups of angry people chasing their elected representative into his get-away car, and many other...

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Loving Your Own Self

The teachings of Yeshua (Jesus) are some of the most positive, life enhancing, delightful insights we can ever know. As we learn to embody them, practice them, and choose to be love toward others, we can experience a deep, inner transformation. No guilt, shame,...

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Gaining Wisdom and Strength

Nothing dark and painful can determine your future! A lasting happiness cannot be found in setting goals and pressing on until we achieve them. That may feel good at times but that achievement is dwarfed by our finding the "gift" in what is painful. That gift awaits...

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I DON’T BELIEVE IN “FAITH”

Faith is only a make-believe response to fear deep within one's soul. Faith is easier than dealing with ones fears and finding answers to life's most threatening problems. Faith is easier than doing ones inner work that Yeshua (Jesus) taught was required of all who...

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Who Turned the Dogs Loose?

Once upon a time, in the land of the Dragon of Fear, a plan was being developed by The Grand Council of Dragons. Realizing that the earthlings were just too afraid of dragons because of their size, their fiery breath, and barbed tails, their plan was to create a way...

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Suffering And Beauty

Nothing dark and painful can determine your future! A lasting happiness cannot be found in setting goals and pressing on until we achieve them. That may feel good at times but that achievement is dwarfed by our finding the "gift" in what is painful. That gift awaits...

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Scared By An Angry Male God?

Is the idea of a stuffy old "god" up in the sky still scaring the "hell" into you? Who says so? Who invented that external, angry, punishment oriented "god" in the first place? Ah yes, it was the men who founded the religions of the world that loved the idea of...

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Your Most Beautiful Self

Beautiful Self Have you seen lately just how beautiful you really are? Most people have not see that because they've been afraid of what is residing in their shadow self--the part they hide from others. Joseph Campbell said it well when he said: "The cave you fear to...

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Men As the Weaker Sex

Christianity is dead! Did Trump kill it or was it an inside job. What we are experiencing is the blossoming of bigotry. If there ever was a bigot who lived his life totally contrary to Jesus' teachings, it is Trump. His racism, misogyny, pride, arrogance, cheating,...

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Have you seen The Con-servative Chicken Ranch? How about The Fish and the Atheist? Or Noel, Noel, There is No Hell? Thought provoking information is here and all the articles can be shared with friends at no cost. Find out what is lurking in the swamp of...

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The Con-servative Chicken Ranch

Once upon a time, on a chicken ranch far away, an ancient chicken ranch owner fell asleep in the deep dark forest of timelessness. As he drifted deeper into what felt like an ordinary sleep--a dream began to unfold. Not realizing that these experiences are but the...

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The Fish and the Atheist

Once upon a time in the land of ration-ality, there lived an atheist who'd never gone fishing. He claimed that he didn't like fish, though no one actually believed his story about never having tasted fish. He said he just "knew" that it didn't taste good. After all,...

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The Great Deception

It is the cauldron of human shame, it is the best that the patriarchs can muster, it is but the faintest shadow of a lost treasure, it is water that cannot quench ones thirst, it is the mirage that never materializes, it is the hope that can never satisfy beyond one...

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The Stream of Life

Walking alongside a delightful wooded creek in upper Michigan, my awareness of the nature of that stream opened to the mystical wonder of all that was before me in that moment. As I pondered the beauty of the flowing water, I experienced a penetrating insight into the...

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The Wounded Hermit

Once upon a time, deep in the darkest part of the forest there lived a hermit who had hardly seen the light of the sun for years. Lost and alone in his memories of both having been special and proud as well as those of immense pain and suffering. There was a time in...

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Unconditional Love

Got Love? Got Unconditional Love? We've all searched for love and thought we'd found it. We've enjoyed loving and being loved until--that moment we realize we might not be loved unless we change something to fit someone else's comfort zone. The more we realize that we...

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When God Looks Into A Mirror

Have you ever wondered what God might see when looking in a mirror? How big would that mirror have to be for The Divine to see Itself? Looking at this question literally is, of course, rather silly. However, to ponder this from the perspective of what might actually...

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Noel, Noel, There Is No Hell

Every church that my parents attended over the years I was growing up, were ones that preached hellfire as a matter of fact. Of course they drug me along each and every Sunday morning and evening. As teenagers in church, my friends and I were completely bored with the...

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Of Faith And Pork Chops

We all know the delights of anticipating Thanksgiving dinner at home or in our favorite restaurant.  The wonderful aromas of roasted turkey, the stuffing we can't resist, and the yummy gravy that cascades down the mound of steaming mashed potatoes as it forms enticing...

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Or Would You Rather Be A Tree?

We've all encountered some "rathers" as we live this present reality that we call life. There are many bumper stickers that reveal the desire to be somewhere else or be doing something else other than what is true in the present moment. "I'd rather be on the beach,"...

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GRATITUDE–A focus on Divine connection

Finding ourselves existing in a three dimensional world that we inherently know is but temporary, we also realize that we too are here temporarily. How could life be so short? Why? What is behind the veil of this reality? Perhaps that veil is in our own minds and...

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Creating A World Where Everyone Wins

It is the worst of human behavior, it is the best of the human drama, it is the mixing pot of humanity, it is the cauldron of human stain, it is a catalyst for great invention, it is the cause of most human suffering; it is the human battle we've long known as...

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Celebrating Our Mistakes

The experience of flying is much like our experience of living wherein the constant adjustments due to the air currents, weather, and the "control tower" are the norm. The admixture of voices from flight control and the pilots own experience in the cockpit must be...

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