Category Archives: emotions

Can we all just get along.

So I saw a post on the blog, Is there a God titled, why does it have to be a war?  And my initial reaction to this post was one of agreement that it doesn’t have to be a war … Continue reading

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The Tiresomeness of Going to Church as an Atheist

I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to do a contribution post on the topic of dealing with emotional tiresomeness of going to church as an atheist.  I asked him because I can already feel the emotional … Continue reading

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Being in a Mixed marriage Christian-Atheist, the issues that come up, and overcoming the issues of dogma

One of the common struggles of a newly de-converted believer is his/her relationship with their believing spouse.  So I asked Limey from the Confessions of a Y.E.C. Blog to give a little of his background, experiences, and advise for one … Continue reading

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15 Question Atheist Ice Breaker

I saw this questionnaire on the Bold Questions Blog, and it was also cited on the Everyday Infidel blog.  I thought this was a good questionnaire, because it is designed around introducing yourself in a light-hearted fashion. 1. At what point … Continue reading

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My Last Prayer

So it was August of 2011 that I prayed my last real prayer.  Yeah I’ve done lil fake prayers at church, and when we bless food with other Christians.  But the one in August of 2011 was the last sincere … Continue reading

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The Cry

by Michael Pain Here I am, doubting your existence, questioning your omnipotence. To you they plead their case, to all you refuse to show your face, in the eyes of the believers, the congregation, Because I choose to think freely, because … Continue reading

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My First Atheist Meetup

First and foremost, let me apologize that I have not been posting, commenting, or responding to comments much in these last few weeks.  I have been very busy with work.  During this time of the year I sometimes have to … Continue reading

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Peeking Out the Atheist Closet

Considering that the Holidays are upon us, I’ve been thinking of some of my relationships with my Family and Friends.  In regards to my relationship with my wife, most of the heated discussions surrounding religion have mostly calmed, however there … Continue reading

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Religion, Government, and People

“Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful.” – Seneca the younger 4BC- 65 AD *In light that today is election day in the U.S.,I felt it only appropriate … Continue reading

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Overcoming an Unequal Yoke

Considering my Situation I asked TCC of the Help Me in My Unbelief Blog to do a guest contribution post on the topic of an Atheist-Christian marriage and the difficulties surrounding that.  When I first deconverted about nine months ago, the final blow occurring … Continue reading

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No Sweet just Bitter

Since I’ve become a non-Christian, I have not attended any skeptic or atheist group meetups in my area.  I have wanted and mentioned to my wife about visiting a UU church, but my wife has been firmly against that idea.  Knowing that; … Continue reading

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God on Trial

On Robert Nielson’s Blog he posted about a movie titled God On Trial.  It is the story of a group of Jews in a Nazi Concentration Camp during World War II.  While all cramped inside the bunker, some of the … Continue reading

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Why I Am An Atheist (and why I feel it’s so important)

I came across this post this morning, and let me just say it flat out blew me away.

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Bible Study with the Wife

So the Wife came up with the idea, of going through the entire bible together over the course of a year.  I generally try to avoid all religious topics and questions unless she brings it up.  So at first was … Continue reading

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Guns Don’t Kill People, Gods do

This is kind of like my response post to CNN’s Where was God in Aurora by Dan Gilgoff.  And this is in no way to be disrespectful to the families at Aurora.  Our hearts and thoughts go out to the … Continue reading

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Need Advice

So I am trying to decide how to tell my wife, that I no longer believe in Christianity.  That I no longer believe in the divine inspiration and authority of the Bible. Let me give a little contextual background on … Continue reading

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