My Take on Charismatic Christianity

Charismatic Christianity is trendy, from what I can tell. That’s where Christians experiment with miraculous healing, prophesy, speaking in tongues, discerning whether Jesus or Satan is at work in a given supernatural occurrence, and other “spiritual gifts”. The bible enumerates those gifts. Look it up if you’re intrigued. The word charismatic has nothing to do…

Prudence. Temperance. Justice. Fortitude.

I’m inventing a new morning routine to improve my mind, body, and soul. I’ll be doing pushups in sets numbering multiples of four, saying aloud with each pushup the four cardinal virtues: “Prudence. Temperance. Justice. Fortitude.” Sort of a self-administered Classical/Christian boot camp brainwashing exercise. Feel free to plagiarize the idea for yourself if you…

Definitions of Unshakable Faith

Off the top of my head, four definitions of unshakable faith: 1. Using the five senses, calling it like you see it, and still choosing to believe in your imaginary friend. 2. Taking what works from your religion of choice, discarding what doesn’t work, and adding what is distinctly your own. 3. Questioning authority, seeing…