Category Archives: Discernment

Tolstoy on Self delusion and avoidance of responsibility

“So it would be, were it not for the law of inertia, as immutable a force in men and nations as in inanimate bodies. In men it takes the form of the psychological principle, so truly expressed in the words … Continue reading

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CS Lewis on Christian attitudes

If you are really a product of a materialistic universe, how is it that you don’t feel at home there? We want, in fact, not so much a father in heaven as a grandfather in heaven: a senile benevolence who, … Continue reading

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Why is Christian faith important?

The faith of a Christian is not like a faith in fairies, the difference being that we are dealing with issues of life and death. It is identical to a burning plane 30,000 feet in the air. When one is … Continue reading

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The meaning of life

I do not see how it would be possible to find a meaningful life in a meaningless universe. The only purpose that is worth of life is something bigger than life itself. It is more than maximizing pleasure and minimizing … Continue reading

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Time alone with God

I believe that one reason Jesus looked for solitude is to find a place not only to reflect on what that day had brought him but to spend time with his father. It’s about the relationship.  Fathers enjoy observing their … Continue reading

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Matthew 14:13 – 21 The Feeding of the Five Thousand

In contrast to drunken feast of evil ruler Herod Antipas in 14:6-11 One miracle recorded in all four Gospels. “Herod’s party,” Vs “God’s party.” SON’S SOLITARY Place on hearing this news about John’s (Baptist) death, Jesus withdraws to a solitary … Continue reading

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Problem with Absolutism and Relativism

For some time I have struggled with strong views of people based on their belief that they are absolutely correct. Equally wrong I find that so many people think that “everything is relative” therefore we cannot arrive at the point … Continue reading

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