"And a great portent appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars" - Revelation 12:1 RSV In an age that is so far removed from when the Gospels were written, it is quite difficult to wrap our minds around … Continue reading Are the Apparitions of Mary Real?
"If anyone can refute me—show me I’m making a mistake or looking at things from the wrong perspective—I’ll gladly change. It’s the truth I’m after, and the truth never harmed anyone. What harms us is to persist in self-deceit and ignorance." - Marcus Aurelius, Meditations VI: 21 In my adolescence, I used to question my … Continue reading What is Truth?
As I have mentioned in previous blog entries, I once befriended a family of Christians who hosted a weekly Bible study in their home. One evening while I was hanging out with one friend from this group, she randomly mentioned about how she told off her Catholic high school teachers to 'forget the Trinity' during … Continue reading In Defence of the Trinity
I am a bit of a messy person. My wife and former roommates can certainly attest to this. In my bachelor days, I used to not fold my laundry, but rather dump all my clean clothes on the floor in the corner of my bedroom and dig through the pile when I needed to find something … Continue reading The Effects of Rapture-Obsession
With all this madness regarding Donald Trump becoming the new American President, I was hoping all the tension and hostility would eventually die down a bit; and maybe, just maybe, Trump would actually prove himself to be a somewhat decent leader. Unfortunately, I've been disappointed by both sides equally. We not only have a loose cannon … Continue reading Should Church and State Be Separate?
It's been over a year since I first started blogging about my life experiences relating to Christianity (as well as other random musings), so I figured it was time to list all my articles from February 2016 to February 2017! Thank you all for continuing to support me through reading my articles, sharing your experiences with me, constructive … Continue reading A Summary of Thoughts Unravelled: February 2016 – February 2017
I remember receiving my first Bible when I was about 11 years old. My grade 5 class was visited by some members of Gideons International who distributed little red, pocket-sized New Testament and Psalms to every kid in the class. For most North American schoolkids, this seems to be the most common way people in my generation … Continue reading Which Bible is Right?