Category Archives: Truth

God?

So I just read my last blog post again and realized how theistic it sounds. God – the Great “I Am.”   As a Christian one would assume I am a theist. But I find myself in the post-Christian camp, more of … Continue reading

Posted in atheism, doubt, Faith, God, grief, religion, spirituality, theology, Truth | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Why you don’t need God to believe in eternal life

Excerpt from, “Grief Without Beliefs” from the Huffington Post. I know that we’re alive through our offspring. You are physically an embodiment of your father’s biological and genetic essence. This includes everything from how you look to many of the … Continue reading

Posted in doubt, Faith, God, Hope, meaning, Nature, spirituality, Truth | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Grounded – God is in the Mud and the Mess

Diana Butler Bass in her book Grounded talks about the loss of faith in the triple layer, wedding cake view of the universe – with God in the heavens, below it the earth God created, and below that the place of … Continue reading

Posted in doubt, Faith, God, meaning, religion, spirituality, Truth | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Millennials and God: are they atheists or modern theists?

Is it true that the millennials aren’t interested in God? Or is it that they don’t believe in the God that the traditional theists believe in: the patriarchal, omnipotent, judging God who required a blood sacrifice in order to facilitate … Continue reading

Posted in atheism, doubt, Faith, God, religion, theology, Truth | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Facing our own darkness

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our … Continue reading

Posted in doubt, Faith, Healing, Hope, religion, spirituality, Truth | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Traces of Hope

I am delighted to announce that my book is coming out on the 30th. My sincere thanks to all those who have shared my journey and contributed to my story. http://www.amazon.com/Traces-Hope-Surviving-Grief-Loss/dp/1937943275/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1426982211&sr=1-1&keywords=Mona+villarrubia

Posted in depression, doubt, Faith, God, grace, gratefulness, grief, Healing, Hope, loss, meaning, spirituality, Suffering, Truth | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Four Steps to Wisdom, Anthony de Mello

From the DeMello Center for Spirituality http://demellospirituality.com/awareness/the-four-steps-to-wisdom.html The first thing you need to do is get in touch with negative feelings that you’re not even aware of. Lots of people have negative feelings they’re not aware of. Lots of people … Continue reading

Posted in Hope, meaning, spirituality, Suffering, Truth | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Searching and Doubting

I recently read the wise opinion that if you are searching for answers to ultimate questions, to the God questions, then you should be engaged in some way with the Ultimate, with God as someone understands God to be, even … Continue reading

Posted in doubt, Faith, God, Hope, meaning, religion, Truth | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

God or no God?

I don’t know what I think about God right now. Some days I feel close to saying, That’s it! I am officially an atheist. Other days I feel I am a guest in someone’s house and although I have never … Continue reading

Posted in doubt, Faith, God, Hope, Suffering, Truth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment