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Defender of the Faith

By Anastasia , published on May 9, 2012

...the muddle-headed Archbishop of Canterbury, with equanimity; but I cannot; he retains the power to madden me with some of his more outrageous statements.

So, yes, I value the Church of England just as I value Christianity, as I value spirituality in general. Even so I can respect atheism, those who have no place in their personal life for God our any form of spiritual insight; those whose horizons are purely (I was tempted to write bleakly) material. What I loath is the atheist proselytisers, those who would discard one set of absolutes only to promote another, bringing to the ... (more)

Tags: christianity, atheism, church of england, secularism

The Meaning

By The Truth, published on Oct 25, 2011

The hardest question to answer is, "What is the meaning of life?" Sure, we can answer it with some well-thought out answer that we read in a philosophical book, but what is the real answer? And how do we find it? Does the bible hold the answer? Does a crazed activist trying to get us to believe in the 2012 scare have the answer? Will we ever know the real answer?

Maybe that's the answer... maybe the ability to have so many different answers IS the answer..

People are a strange creature.. we have the ability to complain, to talk, to waste resources, TO THINK!

I know alot... (more)

Tags: religion, god, atheism, meaning of life, purpose of life

Unlikely Salvation

By Selina Jane, published on Jan 6, 2010

I was going through a spiraling depression... The lows were lower than low, deep down in the depths of darkness. I couldn't get it together. I couldn't figure out how to feel anything other than hopeless.

I scrapped seven paintings, stared at my cursor when I tried to write, and struggled to even talk or answer the phone. Getting dressed, showered, and outside was another challenge. Nothing mattered. I figured it was time to call my shrink, but I worried about my ability to get in the car and drive myself there. The act of actually “getting there” seemed so overwhelming to me, as did... (more)

Tags: religion, music, depression, hopelessness, salvation, church, atheism

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