“I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.”

Billy Joel thinks as many people do, that he can laugh with the sinners, but he doesn’t realise that in Hell there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth (Matthew 8:12), (Mat 22:13) ,(Matt 24:51), (Mat 25:30), and no laughing. In Heaven , God will wipe every tear from their eyes (Rev 7:17), (Rev 21:4).

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Blind Science

Obviously, a “blind science” wouldn’t actually be science at all. It’s almost offensive to see the English language used with such disregard for a word’s actual meaning, isn’t it?

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“God helps those who help themselves.”

For as long as I can remember, I've questioned this statement's origin, because I didn't think it was biblical. Still, I don't think I determined to verify its authenticity until MS made helping myself an impossibility.

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Snow Day

I’ve been told that I should post a new poem at least once a month. I could do that. If I don’t feel inspired to write something new, I have enough “material” to carry me over for at least a few years… but nothing appeals to me today.

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The Word in Context

For God to be immoral or unjust, only the first sentence of the first chapter of the Word of God, Genesis 1:1, needs to be untrue. But if it is true, every word and every commandment that follows is just and justified. I know that many will disagree with that statement, but think about it. Is the sun evil for drying up a body of water? Is the earth wrong to quake from time to time? Hierarchically, the sun and earth are both above humans and we can object all we want, but it won’t matter in the least. If an even higher power created them, do you suppose the sun could refuse to rise or that the earth could refuse to rotate or that either one of them could claim to know a better way? Still, for argument’s sake, let’s pretend that Mr. Hitchens had...

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Imagining Ourselves Project: I am…

When I was asked to write about my experiences with MS, I wasn’t sure I could do it. How could I? It has been hell for me, and yet, I’m glad I experienced it. I guess I did something right, though, because I am quickly became one of my favourite pieces… give or take a few words.

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