One of the greatest challenges to belief in God is the problem of suffering. But it's not just atheists who struggle with this challenge. Most everyone is conflicted by the fact that there is so much unnecessary suffering in the world, and it would seem that God, if God exists, is often apathetic. I've approached … Continue reading Why Does God Allow Suffering?
Much of my early spiritual studies centered on persons who had lived a life of extreme renunciation. I was quite drawn to that way of life myself and even felt that perhaps I had lived as a wandering ascetic in a previous incarnation. Whether or not this was true my present incarnation put me in … Continue reading 6 Things I Learned from Being Homeless