less Fundamentalism, more Fun

Nondenominational Christian Churches terrify me. In many ways, Ms. Eddy was right to appoint the Bible and Science & Health the "only preachers" to avoid the "cult of personality" that can grow up around charismatic religious leaders. In "organized" religions there is usually some hierarchy, board, counsel or group that helps steer the thoughts and … Continue reading less Fundamentalism, more Fun

Elephants & Demons

I’ll be upfront, until recently everything I learned about Buddhism and the Dalai Lama I learned from Facebook memes which meant it was pretty much limited to some feel-good pull quotes which espoused some fairly logical, universal-sounding truths. It was a start and I was intrigued, so I looked up the Dalai Lama’s website. He’s … Continue reading Elephants & Demons