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Should the Church Embrace Universal Reconciliation?

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September 10, 2019

Growing up in the church system I was always taught that the Preacher was the authority on everything spiritual. After all, they had been called and had gone to college to be taught about God and the bible.
 
I remember how impressed I was by preache...

July 16, 2019

I surrender all
I surrender all
All to Jesus I surrender
I surrender all
(Israel Houghton)

From my seat at the back of the church, sandwiched between friends, I was aware of people dabbing their eyes and sniffling as the music swelled around us. I did...

May 21, 2019

So often when I mention that my wife and I have left the organized church, people assume something happened to hurt us or make us mad. Just to be clear on this subject neither one of us have ever been abused or hurt by the church. Neither one of us a...

December 21, 2018

If you close your eyes and consider a word that gets right under your skin, what do you think of? 

Is it the sound of the word, as it rolls off your tongue that leaves you ill at ease?  My hubby often uses the word “discombobulated". The jumble of con...

July 24, 2018

Our words can wound others deeply.


Sometimes they hurt us even more.


Hurting

Eight years ago I was emerging from religious beliefs that held me captive for 40 years. Fear of rejection and condemnation by God had my beliefs locked in black and white. I...

June 26, 2018


Every now and then you find in life that there are moments which show the similarities between people, moments that have a clarity about them shining a light on things you may never have seen or noticed before. Others have a way of showing you the w...


He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.

- Harold Wilson

Change can happen when we least expect it. It can be bought on by events, people and our own decisions. Some change w...