An insightful friend of mine, Fr. Robert, said, “Being able to change is simply part of being a Christian!” True, and too bad the vast majority of “Christians” don’t see it that way. They simply believe either what they are … Continue reading
Who among us will bow his ego to reason, knowing full well that, quite possibly, truth will show at least one contradiction within his most cherished doctrinal belief? Todd Beal
Without faith we are as weak as the mighty oak whose taproot dies in the soil that feeds it. Todd Beal ♦ I want to thank Lance Ponder for stoking the fire yet again with his post, “Faith: Sell, Tell, … Continue reading
Had you not ever experienced God’s presence, if you had not heard of the Bible, how would you know if it is true, or not, upon reading its content cover to cover? Todd Beal ♦ Sometimes, the best “atheist” is … Continue reading
Where belief is absent, doubt replaces faith; without faith, belief is selfish expectation. Todd Beal ♦ I am often puzzled at the dismay people feel when God doesn’t answer their prayers according to their will.
We humans are so accustomed to versions and variations of what we already have, we attempt to mold God into some derivative of human nature. God is God and nothing other than. The only way to understand and know Him … Continue reading
Don’t deceive yourself and others by developing personal beliefs rooted in your disbelief in something else. Todd Beal ♦ Residing within each one of us is the intrinsic need to believe in something that is larger than we are; it … Continue reading