When I was a Christian, I read the book ''A Grief Observed,'' by C.S. Lewis. C.S. Lewis was once a self-proclaimed atheist, but as his life took many turns, he was drawn to Christianity. He is often quoted by many Christians, as being a poignant voice for them. Frankly, he still is one of my favorite authors. He has a way with words that is not only convicting, but also comforting.
In ''A Grief Observed,'' C.S. Lewis talks about loss, pain, suffering, and the process of grieving.
Video below: (NSFW, some strong language)
I remember when I first heard this song; I was at a trendy pub with a few friends. We were unwinding from a stressful work week, having a few drinks together. This song has a catchy beat, and we were dancing at the bar, ‘’hip hopping’’ to the lyrics. I happen to like the genre ‘hip hop,’ but over the past decade, might it be a fair assessment to say that it’s digressed into little more than vulgar, sexist messages aimed mainly at women?
Decided to scrap my prior blog, and start anew. I don't want to ramble on about Christianity anymore. It is easy to get lost in all that negativity from the past, but in truth, it wasn't all bad.
That said, I was thinking today about what life might have been like, had I had atheist parents. No church. No talk of evil and sin. No Jesus camp. No guilt over forgetting to abstain from meat during Lent, etc...
And all that sex I missed out on!
I suppose the road less traveled, is oft