prayer from the cell: idiots

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prayer from the cell: local

Last night I made a couple of posts on Twitter and Facebook, etc., that raised quite a stir, like "Some atheists are the best Christians I know", and "Embrace your inner atheist. After all, iron sharpens iron", and "Did you know it is possible to be a Christian and an atheist at the same time? I'm living proof!" Lots of responses ranging from agreement to disagreement to confusion.I'm sure today's prayer from the cell will only exacerbate these different reactions.So I plan on writing a post … [Read more...]

prayer from the cell: maybe

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prayer from the cell: eyes to see

Someone told me I was perfect. I couldn't receive it, even though I know it is true.Just like you are perfect. Can you receive it? It is true.May we be given the eyes to see.Would you like to talk with me? GO HERE. … [Read more...]

prayer from the cell: left to find

This is really true.I've seen it locally. I notice that the people around me, from Christian church-goers to Christian non-church-goers to non-Christian non-church-goers to atheists to whatever… I've found around me a rich tapestry of spiritual people who encourage me, teach me and support me, and I them.I've seen it online. I've found gathered around nakedpastor a rich tapestry of spiritual people. It is you! It is profound.The other day I posted a message one of my readers sent me (with h … [Read more...]

prayer from the cell: just questions

Sometimes questions are all we have.But I have discovered that this is a good thing. Very good. Open questions open the mind. It resonates more with The Mystery. I have found the most peace, an incredible and indescribable serenity, living with questions.Questions are my most loyal and helpful companions on my spiritual journey. … [Read more...]

prayer from the cell: promises

Good morning everyone. I wrote a post last night that I would love you to share with others. I think it is important and I hope helpful as well: why it is so difficult for pastors to leave the ministry. … [Read more...]

prayer from the cell: full silence

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prayer from the cell: loving the rest

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prayer from the cell: with Gotye

I love Gotye's song.This prayer from the cell can be taken many ways. Here's a few options:Does it mean, flatly, that I no longer believe in God? Or, does it mean that the god I used to know is no longer a viable one, that it was more like an idol, no where near matching the actual God? Or, does it mean that God broke up with me, left me, abandoned me, and that I simply don't know him anymore because he's gone? Or, does it mean that I used to think I actually knew God, but the deeper I … [Read more...]


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