In a Nutshell

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from October 2014

Song Bird Songs

purple northern lights

The distinction between Christianity & all other systems of religion consists largely in this, that while these other men are found seeking after God, Christianity is God seeking after men.

(Don’t know who said it but what a great quote!)

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Looking for flowers?

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I never chose the normal path – had no appeal for me.

A rebel, dreamer, seeker is what I proposed to be.

I traveled far to many lands. I broke conventions ties,

A seeker and a wanderer sorting truth from many lies.

I dug in many gardens, plucked fruit from many trees

‘Fore I understood at last what I was called to be.

What Do I Believe?

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from June 2014

Song Bird Songs

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I believe in love in spite of the hate I see in graphic media footage, I believe in light in spite of the darkness that pervades the arts and society as a whole, and yes, I believe in God.
There was a time I didn’t. I felt the existence of a God of love amidst this mess of violence and corruption was a fantasy invented by man’s need for reassurance, for a superman who would make things right. (How telling the preponderance of super heroes nowadays).
I’d tried most things, education, travel, Buddhism (and other religious teachings), the quest for love, and a great many less acceptable things in my desperation, when God pretty much hit me over the head in an intense personal encounter that changed my life and perspectives forever. I realized God didn’t need my belief in him to be real. He was there whether I believed…

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