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Discovering Truth

Welcome to my website. This site is here to help have more discussions on different topics around Religion, Philosophy, Politics, and Psychology. I pride myself on Intellectual Honesty and I hope that we can engage in that discursive praxis.

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PROBLEMS WITH PROTESTANTISM

Love, 'The Spark' and Dryness

I've currently been talking with an ex-girlfriend who has been struggling with dryness in her new relationship. She mentions how she...

Coronavirus: What happens next?

COVID-19 (or SARS-CoV2) has caught the world off guard. Many people are extremely anxious about what the future looks like under this...

Fact-checking Zeitgeist: The Movie

Link to Zeitgeist movie is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJSpujHhaGQ Link to Study companion is here: http://www.zeitgeistmovie.c...

Poem - Melancholy

Deep sinking melancholy, leaving you directionless. A gaping pit that seems to grow larger without anything to plug it in. You try...

Update: Mental health and Work

If you are reading this, firstly I want to say thank you. This blog was originally just a place to get down all of my thoughts about...

Why convert from Orthodoxy?

One of my friends recently converted from Eastern Orthodoxy to the Catholic Church. I just wanted to share his story with you so that you...

The Metaphysics of Beauty and God

Beauty is all around us. It mystifies us. It enamors us. It bewilders us. In a way, the more we try to understand beauty, the more we...

Happy Easter!

It's Maundy Thursday and I want to wish you all a very Happy Easter. I also want to let you know what blog posts you can look forward to...

Why do we fast during Lent?

You probably noticed that on the First Sunday of Lent the Gospel talks about how Jesus went into the desert to be tempted after 40 days...

How wrong are you willing to be?

Plato's Republic was probably the first book I read that I took seriously. I was told to read heaps of books and I never really enjoyed...

Hagiosthenia - Spiritual Fatigue

Have you ever become lazy with your faith and want to pick it up again with a new zeal but then felt tired? Have you ever felt worn out...

What will the Kingdom of God be like?

The following is an excerpt from an upcoming book I am writing titled, 'The Army of God'. This book will be a Catechism for Soldiers to...

Is 'Philosophy' Christian?

Yes. Philosophy is the pursuit of Truth and we as Christians know that God is Truth. Philosophy is therefore the pursuit of God....

Mental Toughness

There are some things that are self-evident about mental toughness and resilience. In the Army and especially in the Infantry they have...