Does Truth Exist?

Last week we went to the beach in North Carolina.  Annie invited a group of her high school friends to join us. Every night after dinner we asked each other probing questions and talked about the big concepts of life. Is there a God? If so, what is He like? Does God have a plan for us or are we in complete charge of our lives? What beliefs and values shape your life? Where do you want to be in 10 years? What is faith? Why do some people have faith and others … [Read more...]

Doing More isn’t Being More

Several years ago, Oprah recommended a book called A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle. She even held an online class to tell the world about it because she thought it was such an important book to help us awaken to our life’s purpose. I studied that book carefully because it reflected many of my personal and religious beliefs. But when I recommended it to Doug, he raised his eyebrows all funny at me like I’d fallen into some rolling river of philosophical weirdness. Basically, the book is … [Read more...]