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Unplug from the Matrix

When I saw the movie, “The Matrix” I thought it was a fantastic study in science fiction, a metaphor, for the trance that has overtaken humanity, but now many years later I know better. 822 more words

Speaking My Truth



Speaking My Truth

Posted: 20 May 2016 02:10 PM PDT

Between age seven and puberty,

God looked human for me

and I took religious stories and symbols literally. 172 more words


We Desperately Need a National Reboot

The US was founded on an imperfect belief in equality. We have lost much of what we had of that belief, and are overdue for better treatment of everyone, and major changes elsewhere as well. 958 more words

Political Trends

Slain Black Bodies on Good Friday

Yes, today is Good Friday. Yes, today we remember that bloody moment of crucifixion.

But what does that mean for us today? Jesus was MURDERED by the Roman Empire for being a trouble maker. 201 more words

The breaking point that initiated my Soul’s Evolution

I was a practicing general surgeon, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, just returned from a College conference. I stood with beer in hand at the edge of a concrete slab that my husband was constructing to extend the deck of our home. 740 more words

Critical Thinking Beyond Religion

Maybe it’s just me, but I’m completely failing to understand a common thread I’ve noticed over the years, of atheism and over the top liberalism. I think I should reiterate too, given the language I just used, that I’m not really liberal or conservative, nor do I have any loyalty to the political parties at play in our politics. 1,077 more words

Streams Of Thought

The Death of Dogma

“In truth, there are only two kinds of people; those who accept dogma and know it, and those who accept dogma and don’t know it.”—G.K. Chesterton…

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Faith & Doubt