Voldemort and the Destruction of Christmas

Merry Voldemas and Happy Red Cups to you. Thank God for the Red Cups, because they may just save the world… one sip at a time.

One Man’s “Spiritual Awakening” In A 12-step Recovery

“Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.” – Step 12

Seeking Common Ground: Why Progressive Muslims and Atheists Should Work Together

We don’t realize the latent potential we have to flip the script and change the popular narrative of Muslim-panic and atheist-distrust. But it requires us to speak up, to defend each other against unfair attacks, and to try and see past our differences.

Dear Joshua Feuerstein: Jesus Wouldn’t Like You

Is it finally time to Call Joshua Feuerstein out for his hypocrisy?

Chants of a Lifetime: Searching for a Heart of Gold

View image | gettyimages.com I don’t lose books. I lost this one. A few years ago, I bought “Chants of a Lifetime” in Los Angeles, got on the plane, read a few chapters, put it aside and walked off the plane without it. I realized right away I didn’t have it. But I didn’t go […]

The Problem With ‘Steve Jobs’

View image | gettyimages.com Ira Israel on the truth behind the man who was Steve Jobs, and the problem with the movie portrayal of him. ___ “…my opinion is that it’s certainly best to separate an artist far enough from his work, so that one does not take him with the same seriousness as one […]

A Make-aholic & An Alcoholic: The Perfect Friendship

Soul Mates aren’t always what we assume. Sometimes two people can share everything and nothing at all.

When God Stopped Talking To Me

John Faithful Hamer dodges the schizophrenia bullet, but talks about today’s diagnosing of the disease.

Is God One of Us?

Matthew Rozsa talks about God.

What Does Life After God Sound and Look Like?

Where can we go when we give up the life of belief? A Year Without God: The Film‘s Ryan Bell has started a new venture, the website and podcast Life After God that focuses on counseling—and preaching to—the former congregation. — Where do believers go when their faith has run out? Is there a place […]

God is Love and This 6-Year-Old Orphan Proves It

Reverend J. Edwin Bacon, Jr shows us the touching story of a son who woke up to a dead mother, and how he was inspired to grow from it.

Flee Unto God: My Muslim Faith Makes Me Strive to Be a Better Husband, Father, Citizen, Neighbor, Writer and Physician

Hesham A. Hassaballa shares how his faith shows him day-to-day how blessed he is.

The Birth of My Fourth Son Awakened My Faith

Lisa Bevere on how her son catalyzed her leap of faith into Christianity.

What My Arranged Marriage Taught Me About Love, Commitment, And God

How would you do in an arranged marriage? Ramkumar R S shows us what is possible when guided by the divine.

Jesus Doesn’t Text and the Buddha Hasn’t Tweeted Yet

Jeremy McKeen remembers the mustard seed of faith that almost was.  — “Between the Pope and air conditioning,” says Harry Block of Woody Allen’s 1997 Deconstructing Harry, “I’d choose air conditioning.” The Pope, however, does have a castle. And cool outfits. But the sentiment of that quote, that in our modern age an individual would choose science, […]

When You Need to Blame Someone, Blame Gravity

Think about the Garden of Eden story. You know how it goes: Adam blames Eve. Eve blames the serpent. God blames all three.