Monthly Archives: January 2013

Intuiting God

Some people wonder why God, if he exists, doesn’t make it easier for us to take notice of him; why he doesn’t remove all doubt by making an appearance – like breaking in on the TV waves and saying, “I’m … Continue reading

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Finding Happiness

The American Constitution, among other things, guarantees ‘the pursuit of happiness,’ – not happiness itself, just the pursuit of it. One cynic claimed that happiness is built on the unhappiness of others. Albert Schweitzer thought that happiness was nothing more … Continue reading

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If I Were a Rich Man

At the height of his fame the writer Rudyard Kipling was invited to address a large gathering of university students in Canada. In his address he made this profound statement: ‘Some day,’ he said, ‘you will meet a man who … Continue reading

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Believing When You Can’t See

One of my favourite inspirational sayings was found scratched on the wall of a cellar in Germany after the end of World War 2. Beside it was a Star of David that indicated It had been written by some nameless … Continue reading

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It’s the Last Laugh that Counts

Listening to the more strident members of the current batch of atheist fundamentalists one might easily get the impression that they have a monopoly on intellect, dismissing faith and belief in a spiritual reality as nothing more than ignorance and … Continue reading

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