Tag: christianity

  • My Uncle is Dying

    A blog post about the sadness I feel about my uncle being put on hospice care and expected to die soon.

  • Art – Azazel the Fallen Angel

    ACEO artist trading card featuring Azazel the fallen angel from Jewish/Christian mythology. Check out my art for sale on ebay!

  • Logical Religious Thought Experiment

    Think this through: Why would any kind, loving, graceful deity demand the torture and death of something innocent in order to be able to bestow simple forgiveness for wrongs committed against them? Why would they create such a system? How would you feel about a human being who demanded the torture and death of an […]

  • Poetry – Astaroth

    Astaroth: guidance counselor to the fallen – because, hey, even demons get discouraged. (Note: Lately I have been reading a book about fallen angels and their mythology. I had to write something about it when I came across the information that the demon Astaroth supposedly fulfilled the role of “guidance counselor” to the other demons […]

  • Poetry – Scrambled Savior

    I meant to share this poem around Easter, but forgot. Guess I had too much going on. This poem just sort of wrote itself, with the images of both the commercial and sacred aspects of the holiday mixing together in my mind. It is not meant to be offensive to religion, but instead, to compare […]

  • Kindle Direct Publishing’s New Reporting System and Some Author Updates!

    Yesterday I logged into my Kindle Direct Publishing account on Amazon and while looking at the reports, noticed there is a new “beta” reporting program they are working on that I could test (the picture above shows the new graphing, with part of the book breakdown below). I checked it out and it is WAY […]

  • Poetry: Jasper

    Jasper By: Maranda Russell Stone formed from drops of Christ’s blood, the martyr’s gem from legends of old – jasper stained with red flecks, forever falling from the foot of the cross.

  • Poetry – Holy Warriors

    Holy Warriors By: Maranda Russell Holy warriors learn a lesson today. Their distorted agenda rightly condemns one righteous man setting a fire beyond their own narrow audience – but – to the best of my knowledge – this will be a one-time exception.

  • I’m Not An Atheist

    Many people jump to the conclusion that I am an atheist because I am not religious anymore and can be very critical of organized religion. However, I am not an atheist. I do often listen to atheist podcasts and read atheist books, but I also sometimes listen to and read material from spiritual or religious […]

  • Family Issues and Ex-Pastor’s Wife Resentment

    Family Issues and Ex-Pastor’s Wife Resentment

    So I am going through a couple things right now. For one, my already strained relationship with my mother seems to be going farther downhill. To get a bit of the backstory on our relationship, you can check out this post. Anyhow, ever since I confronted my mother about the past, I could feel her slowly […]