Author Archives: merina2013

Dead man walking

Dead man walking My mother comes from a small village in Latvia. As I was growing up this is a story that she related occasionally to the family, which she says was true. One day, a man who used to … Continue reading

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God is not good

What do you feel the concept of God actually encompasses? Is God goodness? Many would say so. So if He’s the God of goodness, then He’s not the God of everything, only the good parts, right? So who’s in charge … Continue reading

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God is not Goodness

Many of us were raised hearing;” Be perfect as your Heavenly Father is perfect.” On the one hand we could take it as the encouragement to be more than we are. But really? Perfect? That’s hardly a realistic expectation of … Continue reading

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Talk to the Animals

Let’s! Some people can, you know. There’s even those that give courses on it. One woman who was interviewed on Coast to Coast, reported an incident of falling off a horse into a small stream and hitting her head. When … Continue reading

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Makeup

For what? Well, it could be you’re an actor pretending to be someone you’re not. Right? Or maybe your job entails your looking a certain way – say as a hostess at a grand hotel Or maybe you’re trying to … Continue reading

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Stand up Straight

For Pete’s sake as well as your own. Ever think about straightening up more? As the song goes “Straighten Up and Fly Right” (Nat King Cole?) Most people walk and live seeing more of the ground than the horizon. It’s … Continue reading

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Hatred Hurts

In the same way that it can be shown that prayer works – hate also works. Prayer works to help. Hatred works to hurt. In Prayer – it’s less who you’re appealing to and more how you’re asking. You need … Continue reading

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My father’s after-life journey

My father’s after-life journey So this was a man who was a very devout Catholic all his life. From a farming family, he attended school to become a draftsman, though what he really wanted was to be a priest. But … Continue reading

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Self Love – continued

I don’t have enough of it and I’m finding there’s a heck of a lot of people out there who don’t either. I was raised without praise – with either no comment, or criticism. I remember my mother listening to … Continue reading

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Masturbation

Good for the soul. To grow up believing it’s wrong to masturbate is to believe one is never to enjoy one’s own body. Certain religions believe sex can only be used to make babies and can only be indulged in … Continue reading

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