Tag: Christianity

  • How Nature Is Viewed Across Buddhism, Taoism, Native Americans, & Christianity

    How Nature Is Viewed Across Buddhism, Taoism, Native Americans, & Christianity

    I strongly believe that nature is one of the most fundamental guides we have in this life. In fact, when I use the word nature, I’m almost always including myself in that word. The idea that humans or our “self” is somehow outside of nature is a false sense of importance. I was curious to…

  • Prayer: it’s why I lost faith

    Prayer: it’s why I lost faith

    Perhaps like many who have left Christianity or other theistic religions, I found that prayer was a major reason I could no longer believe. I was raised in a non-denominational Christian church. My parents fought every Sunday to get four kids to church by 8am. We had morning breakfast, children’s church, worship songs, and the…

  • Buddha’s 4 Noble Truths vs The 10 Commandments

    Buddha’s 4 Noble Truths vs The 10 Commandments

    I was raised Christian – children’s church, youth groups, the works – but came to see other paths offering wiser guidance. In this article I’ll be giving a brief comparison of the Buddhist Four Noble Truths and the Christian 10 Commandments. Both of these systems offer distinct compasses through the intricate landscape of human existence.…