All Blog Posts Tagged 'acceptance' (3)

A Question of Life or Death

This blog post stems from a reply I made to a T|A discussion about death.



The prospect of death doesn't worry me.  But the prospect of physical suffering and pain certainly does.  When I die, I just hope it's as painless as possible.  The brevity of life doesn't bother me either.  It's nature's way of telling me to enjoy myself or achieve something or help somebody in need.



The way I see it, it took hundreds of millions of years before the first stars died; coughing up…

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Added by Atheist Exile on June 4, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Just ask Jesus into your life.

when I was 19, a time much farther back than I had been alive at that time, My one true love became a Jesus freak.  She begged me and implored me to "Just ask Jesus to come into your life."  And  being the lovestruck teenager I was, I did what she asked.  I prayed every day for Jesus to come into my life, I carried a bible with me constantly and read it at every opportunity, I joined a pentecostal church, I wore crucifix around my neck that had belonged to a archbishop relative.  And, every day… Continue

Added by Doug Reardon on March 21, 2011 at 11:09pm — 4 Comments

Working with a Jehovah's Witness

It's sort of an interesting predicament I find myself in. On the one hand my coworker (we'll call her Jane, for the purposes of anonymity) is a perfectly lovely girl, and I rather enjoy her company. On the other, some of the things that come out of her mouth well and truly offend me.

The problem with being secular is that every time I find myself offended by a non secular comment, society makes me feel as though I don't have a right to be offended. But when someone literally says "I…

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Added by Megan Ehmbee on February 5, 2011 at 2:30am — 3 Comments

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