Category Archives: life

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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Facing Death

In the Face of Death Jimmy Valvano gives a moving farewell speech at the ESPY Awards of ESPN.  Stricken with Cancer, he needed help just getting up the stairs.  He delivers an emotional sonnet on how precious life is and how precious … 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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Celebrating an Atheist Christmas

I initially was not going to make a post about Christmas and atheism, until I saw this article about Atheist celebrating Christmas on the Finding Truth Blog and that for an atheist to celebrate Christmas is not just ‘merely insane, … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Christ the Man

If Christ was in fact God, he knew all the future. Before Him like a panorama moved the history yet to be. He knew how his words would be interpreted. He knew what crimes, what horrors, what infamies, would be … 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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The draw of an Evangelistic service.

So for those who don’t know, I still go to church, that’s actually part of my peace-treaty with my wife to keep some of the peace at home.  It’s okay for now.  However there are times when it has its moments. … Continue reading

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Answering the Well Spent Journey Atheist Questionnaire

So in all fairness to Matt of the Well Spent Journey Blog who took my Theist Challenge. I took his 12 Questions to ask an Atheist.  In addition he does have a very interesting summary post, on the different answers … Continue reading

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Content and Deluded

For me personally and emotionally my-deconversion process would not have been so emotionally difficult had I not loved being a Christian.  However the truth is I never hated my Christian experience or the Christian lifestyle.  I actually thoroughly enjoyed it.  I enjoyed being a … 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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What do I believe?

So a little over a week ago, I picked up my wife’s phone and I noticed a text message from her brother.  The text was him asking her (about me), “So what do he believe in now?” I actually had mixed feeling … Continue reading

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My De-Conversion on the ‘Matter of Doubt’ Podcast

The Matter of Doubt Podcast kindly did a podcast interview on me.  This podcast is a lot more personal in nature than I have been on my blog so check it out. Disclaimer:  Please forgive my annoying laugh, I was … 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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A General Heads Up

I do wanna let my followers know before hand, I probably won’t be posting, commenting, or responding as much on my blog for the next two months, due to the busy season at my job and Fantasy Football.  Cause I … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Analogical Reasoning (Part 3)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Analogical Reasoning Analogical reasoning is a method of processing information that compares the similarities between new & understood thoughts, and then uses those similarities to gain understanding of the new … Continue reading

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The Good News #Epic Fail

I first saw this video on Debunking Christianity, and I had to re-post it.  This video really show the backwards mercy and justice of God, of the conditions of heaven and hell.  (Especially as it applies to the Evangelical Christian.)

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