Tough Questions

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Becoming Christian has it’s challenges. It’s not like joining AA where there’s an easily discernible program to follow and everyone is pretty much on the same page. Becoming Christian means wading into a morass of strong opinions and varying interpretations.  The people and leaders and doctrines are often conflicted within the breadth of the Christian spectrum. Trying to find my place is, at times, confusing and frustrating and hard. I’m grappling with some tough questions straight out of the gate. Continue reading

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God vs. The Universe

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I can remember a day in the not so distant past when I wouldn’t use the word ‘God’. I used to say ‘the universe’ instead. The God word evoked feelings of resistance and disdain whereas ‘the universe’ felt expansive and important. I was agnostic. I was arrogant. I used the language of the uncommitted. Continue reading