Category Archives: Eternal Life

The Amateur Theologian: Identity – Who Am I?

Here’s my latest “fun” revelation: I judge myself and others by the media’s values. Therefore, people are either good or bad, all suffering should end in “happily ever after,” and I let it define success, family, ethics, and physical beauty. … Continue reading

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The Amateur Theologian: Wrestling with Death and Grief

For some reason, I woke up just after midnight yesterday, as Resurrection Sunday began. Checking my phone, I saw that someone had texted me an hour before with news of our mutual friend, Steve, who had been battling ALS for … Continue reading

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