Faith

Surviving the Down Days: Faith

A friendly disclaimer: I am neither scholar nor theologian, but I will be sharing my personal experiences with faith, Christianity, and depression in this post. If you are not a person of faith, this post may be of no interest to you.  Or maybe it will, depending upon your willingness to keep an open mind… Continue reading Surviving the Down Days: Faith

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Christians- What a Bunch of Idiots (Part II)

GOD IS JUST A PLACEBO.  He is the ultimate sugar pill for those who fear their own mortality. He is a false comfort to people who cannot accept that death is our only final end.  God is a man-made creation designed to placate those of us who cannot accept that the world and all who inhabit it are mere accidents of nature. God… Continue reading Christians- What a Bunch of Idiots (Part II)

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This is Getting Old

(Well, this is different. What is this? I have no idea, but here it is anyway.) I am tired... ...of the selective tolerance. ...of the hate. ...of the contempt. ...of the judgement. I am frustrated... ...with the assumptions of ignorant people. ...with the preconceptions and the misconceptions. ...with the critics who know nothing about my lifestyle. ...with… Continue reading This is Getting Old

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‘Tis the Season – For What?

First, I'm a little late with this post.  Second, I realize there are already a million similar posts floating around the internet this time of year, nonetheless, I'm throwing my two cents in as well. Last weekend, I indulged in some vlogmas watching on YouTube.  (If you are unfamiliar with vlogmas, this is when YouTubers vlog… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season – For What?

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If I Stop Talking, Maybe I’ll Find My Authentic Christian Self

I recently posted a video entitled "My Authentic Self" on my tiny YouTube channel. The video was "inspired" by the recent influx of tearful and emotional coming out/update videos posted by various YouTube stars.  In these videos the common theme, apart from the obvious, seemed to be "just be yourself" and "don't be ashamed of who you are." So I… Continue reading If I Stop Talking, Maybe I’ll Find My Authentic Christian Self

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“A Wretch Like Me”

The other day it struck me how uncomfortable I am referring to myself as a "Christian," which is somewhat concerning since I consider myself "Christian."  I began to reflect upon why I feel this way and several reasons came to mind. None of the reasons I came up with; however, should have any affect on my… Continue reading “A Wretch Like Me”

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I am the Cowardly Christian

While driving around town this afternoon, I found myself behind a large pick up truck - not so unusual since I live in Pick Up Town, USA.  This pick up, however, had a homemade flag pole welded to its tailgate and hanging upon the flag pole, as you would expect, was a huge flag.  The flag bore… Continue reading I am the Cowardly Christian