At least my faith doesn’t look brave.
My faith looks like me being terrified.
“It will all work out.”
“It’s going to be okay.”
“Look for the good!”
These are things people say to help you have faith. At least that’s the idea.
I think most of the time people say these things because they’re uncomfortable with the raw, broken, messy, rough reality of… Continue reading
That God is, perhaps, is the only belief I hold with any complete certainty.
And even in that, at least 40% of me knows full well that all this ‘evidence’ could be my own willful misinterpretation.
Perhaps it is.
But whatever it is in me that calls out for Something outside of me is as insistent as the need to eat, the urge to write… Continue reading
An ever-growing list.
Top section is online resources (websites, blogs, ebook collections). Bottom section is books (many with free/cheap ebook versions available).
If you have recommendations for this list, please let me know: am @ annie mueller . com.
The Internet Sacred Text Archive
This is probably the biggest and best resource for reading sacred texts from many different faiths and traditions… Continue reading
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Few human beings take direct responsibility for their physical and emotional well-being. It is no wonder that they lack a spiritual perspective on life. When people do not care for themselves, they blame others for their problems. They feel like victims. They feel trapped in their jobs, their relationships, their physical location… Continue reading
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This is an interesting book. Drummond was an interesting fellow.
Basically, it was the late 1800s, Darwin had published On the Origin of Species about 20 years earlier, and everybody was freaking out.
“RELIGION!” VERSUS “SCIENCE!” in the showdown of thought, rationality, faith, and so on and so forth.
Drummond… Continue reading