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Was it Fate? Or was it Luck?  Or why do I never get the breaks? 

When I think of fate, I think of India and Hindus.  I think of the book “The Prince and the Pauper”.  I think of Rudyard Kipling’s comment “There but for the grace of God go I.”  Fate to me denotes an unalterable destiny.  1,966 more words

A Fishing Story

And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.  John 12:32

Lord, this is a very timely truth for today since today we are celebrating Easter, or Resurrection Sunday.  1,572 more words

Is there free will?

Why am I here? What is the meaning of life? There is a time in our life when an alarm clock rings. When it rings, we get a strange urge to find out more about the meaning of life. 1,777 more words

Awakening

A THOUGHT FOR HOLY SATURDAY

There are two quotations which I would like to share with you on this Holy Saturday 2014.  Both are from C. S. Lewis, the Christian author who died on the same day in November of 1963 that President John F. 235 more words

Religion

I'm Sad

Hi. I’m here again. I mean, I was doing pretty good. I was studying hard. I’m almost done with chapter seven and now I only need to memorize chapter eight. 416 more words

The illusion of free will

The human brain is without doubt the most complex object in the known universe. How can the ‘material’ brain, essentially billions of unconcious atoms, give rise to the rich subjective experience of our every day lives; tastes, smells, colours, sounds, feelings, emotions? 593 more words

Free Will

Our puppet strings are hard to see


Our puppet strings are hard to see,
So we perceive ourselves as free,
Convinced that no mere objects could
Behave in terms of bad and good. 98 more words