Category Archives: Parable Life

PARABLE LIFE:
A place for Spiritual and Religious discussion and thought. From the point of view of a Protestant Christian who seeks answers to many questions including the hard ones.

Magic!

Magic… What is magic? Sleight-of-hand performed by some stage magician; the subject of fairy tale books and legends; something found in comics and fantasy books; something practised by Wiccans , Pagans, or… — What is magic? Is magic some fantasy? … Continue reading

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Divine Breath

Throughout our lives we breathe. .Throughout our lives we also lose a few hairs here, a few skin cells there. We all do this. Not only us, but our pets as well. Even our houseplants lose cells as we live. … Continue reading

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Beyond the Long Count… Mayan Apocalypse

So many people seem to be focusing on a Mayan Apocalypse on the December 21, 2012 when their Long Count Calendar ends in 2012 when perhaps their eyes should be looking at something else. We already know what the World … Continue reading

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The Islanders

Consider a primitive tribe living a Neolithic existence on an island. They have a fairly advanced culture and have fine pottery and weaving skills and they grow crops to feed their population and us nets and fish traps and are … Continue reading

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Bottom of the Heap

“How can there be evil in the world?” or bad, or sickness, or pain… or in the universe? — that is a question I hear asked quite often and perhaps though I don’t ask it myself often I do sometimes ponder an answer to give. Continue reading

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Disclosure

I love my friends, I love my neighbours, I love my enemies, I love my family. Continue reading

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Wherever Two Are Gathered

If God, in the form of The Father, Son, or Holy Spirit are always available or with us, why say They are there when two or three gather in Their Name? Continue reading

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Parable Universe – the original essay

It is interesting to see what is in the sky. Perhaps if you are a Fundamentalist you can look on the discoveries in the sky of things like the Big Bang as a Parable that God wrote in the sky for us to find. If you are not a Fundamentalist you still might, depending on how literal you take the Bible or other Religious Teaching you follow. But even if a non-believer you could look at it the other way around perhaps. Continue reading

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Parable Life

Parable Life – a place for Spiritual writing. Continue reading

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