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Reconciling Christian Experiences With Deconversion

Reading Time: 7 minutes When people realize that Christianity’s claims aren’t true, often they reassess a lot of their former experiences in the religion. And in many cases, they must. What onetime Christians once considered real live miracles while we believed those claims turn out to be simple exaggerations or misunderstandings–or worse, outright lies or even attempts to con us out of our time and money.

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Roll to Disbelieve Turkey Day Super Special! (#14)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today’s that happy day when Americans celebrate fun, family, and delicious food. Well, theoretically that’s what happens, anyway. If you need to escape, allow me to present you with a bunch of curated posts here today. Find a nice quiet guest bathroom to hunker down in and enjoy these blasts from the past! Let’s get this party started!

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Finding Meaning in This “Vale of Tears”

Reading Time: 9 minutes As we approach Thanksgiving here in America, I reflect upon the idea of finding meaning in one’s life. A few years ago, I ran a series on the topic. Well, some folks (as I heard through the social-media grapevine) had expected me to literally lay out instructions for how to find meaning in life. Today’s post might answer that concern. Today, I’ll show you how I found meaning in my own life, and how that process differed from when I was Christian.