Thotz from Dr Mike

Random Thoughts from the Desk of Mike

Category: Faith
Posted by: mike40033
Wikipedia's article on Richard Dawkins contains this paragraph :

Oxford theologian Alister McGrath (author of The Dawkins Delusion) maintains that Dawkins is "ignorant" of Christian theology, and therefore unable to engage religion and faith intelligently. In reply, Dawkins asks "do you have to read up on leprechology before disbelieving in leprechauns?",

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Category: Faith
Posted by: mike40033
I was reading this article, and especially, the comments that followed. The author was puzzled - why were atheists taking out advertisements to get their "message" across?

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Category: Faith
Posted by: mike40033
At a family dinner the other night, someone made the comment that all religious organisations should have their assets stripped. They were, I suspect, just trying to stir up the discussion.

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12/08: Plasticine

Category: Faith
Posted by: mike40033
The church I go to held a kid's event today. Amongst other things, they acted out the parable of the pearl of great price. Then something very interesting happened.

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Category: Faith
Posted by: mike40033
It occurred to me that people give thanks to God in a variety of different situations.

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Category: Faith
Posted by: mike40033
One thing my son said once (I think he was four at the time) was at once both very cute, and very profound.

We were near a building site. He picked up a piece of discarded concrete rubble, and with a voice full of wonder, exclaimed

Look! Diamond!!

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Category: Faith
Posted by: mike40033
No matter how difficult things get, there's one thing that keeps me going.

It's hope.

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04/07: Unity

Category: Faith
Posted by: mike40033
Psalm 133 says, basically, "When people get along, it's incredibly refreshing"

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Category: Faith
Posted by: mike40033

This post contains two stories of troubles turned good. I thought of it after a friend of mine threw a lunch for many of his friends, to give thanks for his trouble turned good.

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