#OctPoWriMo: Oct 2nd & 3rd

#OctPoWriMo: Oct 2nd & 3rd

I first learned about God, the Spirit, and his Son through the Church, But only understood Him and all His ways because of you. You represent what the beating heart of religion truly is, And I do my best to live my life taking from your cue.

What is the Difference Between A Religion And A Cult?

What is the Difference Between A Religion And A Cult?

I’ve been on a morbid kick lately of macabre podcast content. If you perused the favorites on my Tune-In app, you would find a list of shows that would make you question my moral sense. One of the podcast shows, Cults, dives deep into the minds of manipulative cult leaders and their misguided followers while [...]

Faith and Religion: Why Are They Even A Thing?

Faith and Religion: Why Are They Even A Thing?

The other day a friend of mine had brought up her attendance of Catholic confirmation classes at her church in a group text message with me and one other friend. The other friend had chimed in with her experience of having been confirmed in the 4th grade. The first friend voiced her confusion about her [...]

Visibility in the 2015 State of the Union Address

Last night's State of the Union Address from President Obama has called for a lot of action form Congress. I've talked before about Obama attempting to make community college free for American students in the near future, and how this will ultimately benefit the nation as we aim to grow and move forward, but there [...]

Come Sit on Satan’s Lap

Come Sit on Satan’s Lap

Did the kids miss out this year on telling Santa what they wanted for Christmas? Why not sit have the children sit on Satan’s lap instead? Apparently, there is a satanic group out there that has raised money and presented designs for a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan to put at the Oklahoma state Capitol, where [...]

TIME’s Person of the Year Embraces Love

TIME’s Person of the Year Embraces Love

“He took the name of a humble saint and then called for a church of healing. The first non-European pope in 1,200 years is poised to transform a place that measures change by the century” -Person of the Year | TIME picks the person who most influenced the news each year, for better or worse [...]

A New Way of Thinking

A New Way of Thinking

It happens every so often when my sister and I come down to our conservative hometown and get a little too relaxed with our thinking. We occasional would end up shouting at a relative who still doesn’t believe that the members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community should have the right to [...]

“P” is for Progresso (The Story of the First)

“P” is for Progresso  (The Story of the First)

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) Every now and then I get together with some of my fellow writer friends and we send each other stories about all sorts of things just for fun. We usually encourage each other to write short stories from various suggested subjects and then read each other’s works in our [...]

“K” is for Karma कर्म

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) When a bird is alive, it eats ants. When the birth is dead, ants eat the bird. One tree makes a million match sticks. Only one match stick needed to burn a million trees. Time and circumstance can change at any moment. Do not devalue or hurt anyone in [...]

For the Mind, Body and Spirit

For the Mind, Body and Spirit

“Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.” ― Patanjali, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Finding an outlet that can ease away the tough struggles and stress of the day, is key to a long happy and healthy life. [...]