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Bible Verses About Gratitude [Majority of article originally published on Helium 14 August 2012] What is the opposite of gratitude?  Perhaps you have heard it is selfishness, and that seems somewhat true.  Perhaps you have heard it is envy.  This rings even more true, but when I think of envy, I more often think of […]

Michael Hayden Himmler thinks torture is OK, even for his own family

The American Nazis Say Torture Is OK

Americans have a knee-jerk reaction to comparisons to Hitler and the Nazis, but we have proven we really are no better. It is often hard to imagine the world becoming more depraved. That is, it is difficult to believe until it actually occurs. The United States, once a champion of freedom and the individual is […]

Arguing the Existence of the Devil

[Originally Published for Helium Network on 03-23-2009] #satan #devil #spiritworld 7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, 8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. 9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old […]

Dragons are seen by some as protectors or good luck, but should they be viewed that way?

Why Peter Denied Jesus Christ and What It Means For Us

[Originally published on Helium Network 02-04-2013] Why did Peter deny Christ?  Whenever looking into the reasons for an event that occurred in the Bible, it is best to turn to the source.  In particular, it is important to get grounded in the event itself. Jesus foretold that Peter would deny Him.  So, the first information […]

What Does It Mean When You Are in Addiction Denial

[Originally published on Helium Network 03-12-2013] Alcoholics Anonymous has quite a few unofficial slogans, and one of them is, “Denial is not a river in Egypt.”  It’s a tongue-in-cheek barb directed towards people when they are not facing reality.  As catchy as that is, however, it does not really portray what denial is or why […]

A Different Blogger on Conspiracy Theories and Truth

Alex Jones, conspiracy theorist extraordinaire I’ve only recently subscribed to the Truth Sower blog. I’m not sure who the author is, but they seem to be associated with one of the Church of God organizations. A recent post aligns quite well with some of my own recent posts. In “Is there a danger to conspiracy theories?“, […]


I Understand

“But,” she said, “You cannot understand.” “Really?” I asked. “Or, are you refusing my hand?” “The road I’ve walked,” said she, “I’ve been all alone. “Up and down hills, through rain and snow, throughout the land. “You’ve not been there, not one step, you won’t understand.”