Category Archives: Knowing God

The wonder that never goes away

When the first astronauts landed on the Moon, people all over the world people stopped work to witness one of the greatest achievements in human history. But not too many stayed home to watch the second time it happened. And … Continue reading

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Turning the light on

Science tells us that light is the ultimate constant in the universe. It travels at one hundred and eighty six thousand miles per second, and it transmits energy, radiation, and information. Physics can tell us a great deal about light … Continue reading

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Quietness and Confidence

Most of us will do anything to avoid being alone and confronting our own inner turmoil, which is why Pascal, the French philosopher, said “All men’s miseries come from their inability to sit quietly and alone.” The Danish philosopher Kierkegaard … Continue reading

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I believe in the Sun even when it’s not shining

It seems hard to believe that someone like Mother Teresa in later life should have written to her spiritual confidants revealing that inwardly her sense of the presence of God, that she had previously found quite overwhelming, seemed absent. However, … Continue reading

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Only God is Great

We have become used to hearing some religious fanatics shout the words ‘God is great’ as they wreak death and destruction, and our sense of disgust can easily cause us to overlook the real significance of those words. But in … Continue reading

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Defining Faith

Many people find it difficult to define what faith really is, especially when they read Bible verses like the one where Jesus said: ‘All things are possible to those who believe.’ Some people assume this refers to mind over matter, … Continue reading

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