So considering how busy life has been for the past four months, it's been difficult to make time to blog on a regular basis. But I'm slowly chipping away at the old block and have several articles that have yet to see the light of day. One particular thing I've also been working on is … Continue reading My Life Thus Far…
"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
"He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life." - John 12:25 RSV I remember in my youth, I was told by many pastors, mentors, youth group and camp counselors that becoming a Christian is like painting a target on our backs, … Continue reading My Thoughts About Christian Persecution
About a few months ago, I was waiting in line at the confessional. A police officer walked into the basilica as though he were nonchalantly patrolling the area. He looked like he was in his early to mid-twenties and had his hand resting on his gun holster as though he was ready to draw fire, … Continue reading Courage In An Unusual Situation
My family and life experiences did not align with what many of my peers in school considered to be a 'normal life.' Having a sibling with a mental disability certainly gives you a different perspective of the world. Much of my family life while growing up revolved around ensuring that my brother with lower-functioning autism was receiving adequate … Continue reading My Thoughts on Calvinism
Ever since I was little, I've always had really bizarre dreams. Growing up in a rural farm community, I vividly remember having frequent dreams of running down the gravel road away from home in hopes to explore the world beyond, only to arrive back at the farm from the other end. In some ways, living … Continue reading Can Dreams Be Spiritual?