As a species, almost all of our adult waking hours are spent in the pursuit of obtaining control in our lives. In this months Life, God, and the Universe blog, we trace the roots of this desire and the futility of this pursuit.
All of us would like to believe that we were put on this Earth to pursue happiness… believing THAT is the reason God made us. We find it in the Declaration of Independence…. “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness”. Isn’t this a reflection of God’s desire for us? In this blog, we attempt to uncover the reason we were put on this earth.
The theory of evolution has been with us now some 160 years. As with all theories, there remain some unexplained phenomena that scientist have failed to adequately explain. In the words of the infamous Ricky Ricardo… “Lucy, you have some splainin to do”. In this blog, we don’t attempt to explain these mysteries, but merely attempt to identify some of them.
When thinking about evil, most people visualize a figure like Satan… a crimson hideous pointy-tailed figure holding a pitch folk. In addition to spiritual figures like Satan, most people describe physical figures like Hitler or Stalin as evil. All of these might be viewed as OBVIOUS examples of evil. In this month’s blog entitled What Does Evil Look Like?, we explore much more subtle things… man-made things, things in biology, things in physics… that could be described as evil.
If Jesus ran for president, what do you think is the likelihood He would actually win? If you’re a devout Christian, your initial response might be a resounding OF COURSE he would win! In this month’s blog entitled What if Jesus Ran for President, we discuss how a victory for Jesus would be HIGHLY unlikely.
Last year’s Life, God, and the Universe blogs mostly focused on articles describing how science and religion come together in some rather unexpected ways… as seen, for example, in And The Two Shall Become One… Quantum Entanglement
This month’s blog entitled Pray for the Rich… NOT the Poor changes gears. If you’ve not read any previous blog, this is the one to read. A rather controversial title (on purpose), it will challenge you to look in the mirror and contemplate the condition of your heart. If you are impacted by this article, I would encourage you to share it with others. Click Full Article to see the full article.
In our September 2017 blog, we discussed mathematical concepts found in nature reflecting the mind and character of an all-powerful creator of the universe. In this month’s blog entitled Life Lesson Learned from Integer Arithmetic, we discuss how a particular mathematical principle can be used in conflict resolution in our daily lives.