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End of life.
End of strife.


Sixty or Seventy, I just don’t care.
All I know is that I am going to spend most of my time with you in a life that will never end.


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Searching for Contentment

These days you don’t need a dictionary to get a definition for contentment. You just need a search engine.

A box will come up when you use Google search, telling you the basics – that contentment is “a state of happiness and satisfaction.” You don’t even have to click through to Webster or dictionary.com. 745 more words

Essays, Commentary, Reflection

Prayer, Hypocrisy, and Deception in the Church

“Just because you attend a lot of prayer meetings, it doesn’t mean you’re doing a lot of praying.” I felt the Holy Spirit impress this on me during a conversation I was recently having with my wife. 557 more words


Schleiermacher’s Theory of Religion: Feeling, in Relation to Knowledge and Activity, and how it can inform the study of religion

Note: I am reproducing this article which I originally wrote as a report over one my course readings. Friedrich Schleiermacher was a German theologian and philosopher; he wrote this book in 1893 to address the Western European intellectuals’ criticism towards religion. 2,117 more words

Religion And Society

ADF Dedicant Path: Nine Virtues (Piety)

Our Own Druidry defines piety as,

correct observance of ritual and social traditions, the maintenance of the agreements (both personal and societal) we humans have with the Gods and Spirits.

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January 20, 2016

Jeremiah 42:5-6 Then they said to Jeremiah, “May the Lord be a true and faithful witness against us if we do not act in accordance with everything the Lord your God sends you to tell us. 535 more words


How to Examine One's Conscience

Father Guibert outlines the process: “In an examination of conscience, the eyes of the soul will first of all look in the direction of one’s dominant fault; for there it is that the chief gaps in the moral life appear. 381 more words