Heaven and Hell

 Image credit: http://hellaheaven-ana.blogspot.com/2013/03/belief-in-heaven-and-hell-why-hella.html One of the things taught by Buddhism (or, at least, thought by most Buddhists I've talked to) is that Samsara is Nirvana. Something along the lines of Hell is Heaven. What they usually mean is that this life is Samsara (struggling) and that Nirvana (a state of being perfectly unbound) is found in/through … Continue reading Heaven and Hell

Never Been to Seminary

Photo credit: http://marktindall.blogspot.com/2011/07/strata-of-christian-belief-strata-5.html I almost went to seminary. Once or twice. Or, maybe, three or four times. At nearly every church I've attended, the pastor and I spoke at some point or another about my going into ministry. I don't really know why they wanted me to do this. I'm not even entirely sure of my … Continue reading Never Been to Seminary