The road less traveled — my particular notion of gathered culture, perspective and information — Eclectic meanderings of nonsense and spiritual musings.

How do you explain that Mark says Mary Magdalene was the first to see the resurrected Jesus, when this contradicts the other gospels? Here is a full harmonization of all four of the gospel accounts, taken from the work of Wilbur N. Pickering. I cannot improve on his harmonization, so I am copying and pasting […]

The secret ingredient that makes this cake so moist is Mayonnaise! Add 3 kinds of chocolate and it’s chocolate indulgence at its highest. Ingredients 2 cups Flour 1/2 cup unsweetened Cocoa powder  1 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder 1 teaspoon instant Coffee A pinch of Salt 3 Eggs 1 cup Mayonnaise 1 […]

Wisdom Bestows Well-Being : I am a strong person, but every once in a while, I would just like someone to take my hand and tell me everything is going to be alright…or just pull me in the right direction… copyright by respective owner. I done slipped off the narrow path and fell into the […]

Categories: Adventure, Questions, Spiritual

Death is nothing at all.I have only slipped away to the next room.I am I and you are you.Whatever we were to each other, That, we still are. Call me by my old familiar name.Speak to me in the easy waywhich you always used.Put no difference into your tone.Wear no forced air of solemnity or […]

Categories: Lifestyle, Questions, Spiritual

I offer three questions designed to wake up sleeping Christians. Three hallmarks of a growing relationship with God. Is there evidence of God’s presence in your life?? How real has God been this week to your heart? How clear and vivid is your assurance and certainty of God’s forgiveness and fatherly love. To what degree […]

Categories: Questions, Spiritual

Through the years, the evidence has increasingly mounted for the historicity of Jesus’s resurrection. Here are 10 of the most fascinating arguments for the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. This list is not exhaustive and dealing with each argument is extremely brief. so, this list will provide a starting point for you to consider the […]

Categories: Questions, Spiritual

If you have ever been involved in religious discussion you have probably come across some version of the comment below: “I just think it’s interesting that the only book that even talks about Jesus is the Bible! I’m not even sure we can prove he actually existed.” Although this assertion is largely rejected by scholars […]

Categories: Books, Creativity, Culture

A great memoir takes a reader into a different world, bringing them along as the author faces struggles big and small. Memoirs can make you laugh, cry, think and yearn to explore new ideas. The memoir can trace its history back as far as St. Augustine and his Confessions. If you’re curious about the history […]

Categories: HowTo, Questions, Spiritual

METÁNOIA What does it take to become a Christian? The New Testament passages come together in a logical and simple progression: faith – repentance – baptism (Acts 2:37-38 etc). Every group claiming to follow Christ admits the key role of faith, and nearly all include baptism as necessary for being part of the body of Christ […]

Categories: Creativity, HowTo, Lifestyle

In alphabetical order, not order of importance, here are my top 20 picks for survival food crops: 1. amaranth – high in carbs, a complete protein, high yielding, easy to harvest (no hulling). 2. beans – good source of protein, easy to grow, continuous crop over several weeks, easy to dry and store. 3. beets […]

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