Monthly Archives: August 2012

What are Tarot cards for?

I spent some time the other day looking at books about using the Tarot. I’ve never had a reading, never owned a set of cards, though I’m familiar with the concept. I know they had a lot of similar history … Continue reading

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Whose story are we living?

I’ve spent today being “elsewhere”. And by that I mean not at church, and that included deliberately rummaging in the spirituality sections of local book stores. In a secondhand bookstore (the only one I know of in The Shire) I … Continue reading

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How does one change their beliefs?

One problem being raised in a Christian home by Christian parents and attending a Christian church all my life is that all I’ve ever really known about spirituality and beliefs are of Christian origin. That more-or-less means I’ve inherited my … Continue reading

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At gay odds with my church

There are several social issues in my current western secular society that are at odds with what my church teaches. The current one is over gay marriage. My church had a sermon series a few weeks ago about current issues … Continue reading

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I can read what I want, can’t I?

I have discovered I need to remember which friends read my Twitter stream. Particularly one particular friend who may be starting to find aspects to me that he never quite suspected. This came about because I pre-ordered a copy of … Continue reading

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I’ve been asked to prayer for someone.

This is accepted practice amongst Christians. Asking to prayer for things. The requests are usually for spiritual help in an upcoming challenge, basically. It is usually something significant and/or important or something like that. I got a message a short … Continue reading

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How can we teach church-goers acceptance?

One thing I love about my writing group is just how much we accept everyone for who they are. I suspect this might have something to do with most us being reasonably introverted (which is an educated guess, I’ll admit) … Continue reading

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