Category: Religion

Addicted to Church?

“Religion is the opiate of the masses.”  Karl Marx  Recently, we interviewed Cindy Wang Brandt on our podcast, The Desert Sanctuary.  Don’t blame her for anything I say, but her suggestion inspired this thought process.  She stressed that everyone should take a “gap year off” from church.  Although I agree with this now, I couldn’t…

Being Where We Are

Earlier this year, I began working at a hardware store.  I had been off work for about 2 months and I needed to start earning some regular income.  I also did not want to move across the country to continue in my previous profession.  Our grandchildren are both nearby and I just built a deck…

Order Today – Release Day

It’s finally here! My new book, Apparent Faith, releases today!!!! Please consider securing your copy today! This is the sacred story of my journey out of fundamentalism toward a more beautiful gospel. It’s a story that involves some pain, but has a beautiful ending. Come along in the journey with me!! Check out the video:…

The Universe

I paused a few days ago to contemplate the universe.  I know, I know and I hear you saying, “that is either going to irritate your tummy or make your head hurt.”  It’s certainly no small endeavor, but like all things I tend to gather in some information — whatever I can endure at the…