Why the church avoids mental illness

Posted on 03/25/2016 11:02:44 PM

1 in 4 people in the United States suffer from some kind of mental affliction. It’s bad. It’s dismal. It’s not easy. And that being, it’s not easy being part of a church when you’ve been affected by a mental illness. Churches are quick to provide handicap parking spots ...

Why Aren't You Meditating? Learn How Here

Posted on 02/29/2016 02:27:52 PM

Meditation is currently a popular topic in today’s digital world. There seems to be an endless supply of articles, techniques, and schools to teach it, which has unfortunately created the illusion that it is something that is difficult to learn, time consuming, and impossible to master. None of ...

Interview with a ghost hunter, pt 3: "Things can get curious"

Posted on 02/09/2016 05:32:08 PM

When Oregon Paranormal Investigations agrees to conduct an investigation, “it will be conducted without bias and without financial consideration.”   Places with a history of intense emotions, like prisons or hospitals, often produce greater paranormal activity. This makes location history ...

Interview with a ghost hunter, pt 2: An unbiased investigator

Posted on 02/02/2016 04:28:27 PM

Once I decided to find an established ghost hunter, a search revealed several local choices. One that piqued my interest was Oregon Paranormal Investigations.   The founder is a retired engineer and ordained minister (non-denominational). He uses his mechanical and electrical engineering ...

Interview with a ghost hunter, pt 1: Background & my beliefs

Posted on 02/02/2016 04:23:26 PM

I’ve had a passing interest in ghosts much of my life. I say 'passing' because I've had my fair share of frightful, sleepless nights. And spending too much time, even in waking hours, thinking about ghosts was freaky.   Since this blog is about me "being real", here's two highlights ...

Family Life is still the backbone of the Church.

Posted on 01/23/2016 07:29:09 PM

I still believe that Family Life is the backbone of the Church today. By this I mean that husbands and wives or members of a family can be the strongest support to help a group of people or individual to be saved and remain saved in Church. However, Spiritually speaking, it's the Church Family Life that ...

Woe Is Me, Gleefully

Posted on 12/10/2015 08:29:47 AM

I would surmise you almost never ever think gleefully about your woes... but you should! No... not 'in denial', not to 'power through' it, not even the worldly 'suck it up, and keep moving' approach to addressing your woes.Me? I dislike disruption. I dislike things 'out of the norm'. I dislike turmoil, ...

Rouse and Shine

Posted on 11/16/2015 03:25:24 PM

Rouse and Shine   I know, the saying is; "Rise and Shine". But as a verb, rouse actually means, "to come out of a state of sleep, unconsciousness, inactivity, apathy, depression". Too often, we droll along in our lives being complacent, non-responsive, even down-right numb to activities ...

Daayan, The Indian Black witch - A brief study

Posted on 10/28/2015 11:18:12 AM

Witchcraft is a part of the folklore of every culture. Mages, Wizards, Warlocks, Witches, Sorcerers are found in the history of all cultures. They might be as famous as the Salem witch hunt, or might be limited to the confines of a single family. Their stories are considered myth at several places while ...

When God Becomes Old Hat

Posted on 10/01/2015 08:54:18 AM

Here's a little insight, guidance, and help to cure that complacent, lukewarm, and many times old-hat feeling you get with God.http://vocalbillity.blogspot.com/2015/10/when-god-becomes-old-hat.html   No, it doesn't happen fast for you; He gradually gets less and less time with you; less and less ...



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