atheists shouldn’t trust their feelings

So why do people with religious experiences assert that their feelings of God's presence are valid and believable, but when another person who has never experienced God admits this, they are told that they shouldn't trust their feelings, the implication being that their feelings are lying to them about the reality of God's existence and personal presence in their lives?I'm intimately familiar with this line of reasoning. I used it.There is no proof of God. For some reason I've always … [Read more...]

I can’t see God

I was struck yesterday while I was preparing my cartoon on the death of Brennan Manning┬áthat he called Jesus "the human face of God". More of this thoughts deserve to be mentioned here: "To live by grace means to acknowledge my whole life story, the light side and the dark. In admitting my shadow side, I learn who I am." and, "When I get honest, I admit I am a bundle of paradoxes. I believe and I doubt, I hope and get discouraged, I love and I hate, I feel bad about feeling good, I feel … [Read more...]