Your Own Way

Your Own Way

We are now into year 21 of the 21st century. Most of us have been in some form of lockdown for almost ten months. Extraordinary times. Covid-19 has forced the cancelation of many regular religious celebrations. For those who practice a religious faith, this has been a terrible situation. In response, many people, including myself, [...]

Believing Without Belonging

Believing Without Belonging

Let’s ask a simple question. What’s the difference between spirituality and religion? People of all faiths, creeds and beliefs, have, at the core of their religious experience, a shared experience of the sacred which many refer to as awe. Religion has been, up until recently, the principle way this experience has been expressed. This is [...]

My Story God

My Story God

When I was a boy I lived on a farm and lived very much in the moment. I had no long-term plans and never looked backwards into my past. So I never really had a need for God. When a person lives in and for the moment, God is not needed as an external idea [...]

Things Change

Things Change

The more I learn about language, the more I realise the importance of religious narrative as an ethical framework to support our linguistic structure of reality. A question I often come across in relation to this, is: Can we reliably attach an idea of absolute truth to certain written pieces like sacred texts? Absolute truth [...]