I’ve hinted a few times now that I will no longer be hiding my deconversion. I won't actively share the podcast episodes with people pre-emptively, but I will defiantly share it with them if the right conversation takes place face to face. I had my parents over this weekend, they come over to see us … Continue reading We Already Sort Of Knew
I found this book to be a very enjoyable read. It blends scientific acceptance and theistic belief, which Mr Collins' adheres to and reminds his readers that we must all realise the importance of holding both in tension. I have mentioned before in other blog posts that I try to read a non-Christian book, and … Continue reading Book Review: The Language of God
I often call myself a 'default doubter', finding that I traverse the side of scepticism far more easily than I travel the side of belief. As someone who was raised in a Christian family, I am sure you can imagine, this has caused a fair few challenges over the years. Christians all too often turn … Continue reading Book Review: Gunning for God
A story in the journey. I have spoken a lot about God, but that kinda figures right? Having said all I have, I am still fairly sure that I have not introduced you to the God I believed in. Thinking it through, it might be helpful for you to know what I experience and thus … Continue reading Who was my God?
It is fair to say that humans, more often than not, prefer comfort over discomfort. We have evolved to seek safety and security, rather that wanting to go into hostile environments that could threaten our well being. We need to survive in order to reproduce - that is how the continuation of our species works. … Continue reading Comfort
Are you willing to have your mind changed? Our purpose is vital to our existence. We need to know ‘why’ in order to know ‘how’ we are to live. A choice is something we value, and yet conflict arises when we change our mind or want to re-evaluate the choices we have made. Questions pour … Continue reading A problem of purpose