Bipolar disorder – the inner conflicts arising from trying to reconcile the Old and New Testament writings

All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Psychology

Reading Time: 12 minutesBipolar disorder has become the accepted name given to the manifest inner conflicts of disturbed individuals.  While there are questions and concerns over the diagnosis of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) itself, there are special considerations that arise as a person’s beliefs are considered.  The source of those beliefs also invariably comes into question.  Aside from […]

May 16, 2018

Does social networking encourage jumping to conclusions?

All Writings, Observations, Psychology

Reading Time: 6 minutesWhat is Jumping to conclusions? Jumping to conclusions (officially the jumping conclusion bias, often abbreviated as JTC, and also referred to as the inference-observation confusion[1]) is a psychological term referring to a communication obstacle where one “judge[s] or decide[s] something without having all the facts; to reach unwarranted conclusions”.[2][3] In other words, “when I fail to distinguish between what I […]

April 4, 2018

The flow of spiritual waters to heal the human soul

All Writings, Blog

Reading Time: 3 minutesTo heal, mankind must become cleansed.  Though we desire it, this is not in our power to accomplish.  Not by the will of man, but by the will of God such a thing can be done. Eden Restored 22 Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of […]

March 7, 2018

U.S. to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem May 14

All Writings, Press This

Reading Time: 3 minutesThat’s a lot sooner than expected. Source: Scoop: U.S. to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem May 14 – Axios Relevant discussion from December 21, 2017, General Assembly Overwhelmingly Adopts Resolution Asking Nations Not to Locate Diplomatic Missions in Jerusalem The point has often been made that Israel is the only real democracy in the middle-East. […]

March 4, 2018

Extreme views: Seeing the world from the edges, or rooted in a view

All Writings, Observations

Reading Time: 7 minutesThe greater the sense of confusion grows, so grows the desperation to find answers.  Finding oneself unable to compete in a world of ever-growing divides, even those with experience find themselves thrown off-balance.  Falling down the slippery slopes of divided views, people find themselves secure at the very edges.  From the very edges they establish […]

March 21, 2017

Jehovah’s witnesses prove themselves the antichrist, and no better than those they habitually criticize

All Writings, Observations

Reading Time: 3 minutesThese 2 screenshots (cropped for ease) are taken from the JW article about the 4 horsemen.  The article later shows Jesus as the first rider on the white horse.  So, according to the Watchtower publication, Jesus is not only one of the 4, he is also leading the charge!  By this understanding, Jesus is taking the […]

March 14, 2017

Overcoming disappointment with Jehovah’s witnesses, and humans in general

All Writings, Observations

Reading Time: 6 minutesI was never interested in organized religion.  Organized religion meant the confining and defining of any real faith a person might have.  The worst taste of religion for me – deeply organized and correctly identified as a cult – was with Jehovah’s witnesses.  Right from the time I was studying, I could see some crucial […]

March 9, 2017