Max and the Separation of Church and State

 Today Max and I were driving along listening to NPR, and of course the phrase "police protection" caught his ear. A high school girl in RI has returned to school (with police protection) after successfully challenging her public school for having a prayer posted on a wall. The prayer is now covered up....more

Defined by Religion 2

This is the second post in my series of being “Defined by Religion.”  (First post here.) The first thing is to explain what I mean by that. What I’m talking about here is how one’s place in society or the community is based on a person’s religious group....more

Readers Ask, I Answer: Graham Crackers

Question: ” Who invented graham crackers?” -Amos A.  Wolcott, CT...more

Defined by Religion

What does it mean when your life, your existence is defined by religion? This is the first post in a series that will explore this question. ...more
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Does Prayer Really Work?

Yesterday I went up to the 4th floor PICU at Sanford to visit a sweet little boy who’s fighting for his life.  All day yesterday I prayed and prayed. I thought about him and envisioned good energy traveling in his direction....more
I think you are doing all the spiritual questioning and thinking and sharing. I believe in ...more


The last few days a YouTube clip has been running rampant across the internet, "Why I hate religion but love Jesus",  you may have seen it.  The jist of the conversation is "Religions vs....more

Losing My Religion

I am angry. So this is me. Using this blog as my spotlight. As I’m losing my religion.It started the weekend of the muppets’ baptism. Baptism: the first of the Church’s seven sacraments – meant to signify purity and cleansing from sin as a devotion to God. The welcoming of the new generation into the faith.Can you tell my family’s Catholic?...more
It's hard to watch the ones we love suffer and sometimes it is frustrating when God doesn't ...more

Tim Tebow, the new face of Christianity. God could do a lot worse

Tim Tebow.  The newest face of Christianity.Let’s face it, he’s a better representative of the religion than Christianity has had in the past.  Jim Bakker, Jimmy Swaggart, and Oral Roberts....more

Why I Do Not Cling To Truth

When I wrote my book Darkness Overturned (originally titled Light Through the Dark Glass) I was deeply religious, clinging to the reality of God as my Father –and to the church. I believed in the “straight and narrow way” and sought approval not just from the Almighty, but from church leaders and my brothers and sisters in the family of God....more