Religion: Searching for Utopia

Originally posted on SamSword:
Searching for Utopia over the decades has been exhausting. And disappointing. It is only recently I have come to understand why. In the beginning, Adam and Eve walked in Eden with God, their Creator. It was a perfect place. Once banned from there, they had to toil a land filled with…

Lifestyle: Destiny and Christianity

Originally posted on SamSword:
Destiny. Is there such a thing? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines destiny as, “a predetermined course of events often held to be an irresistible power or agency.” This can be classified as fate, as well. Are fate and destiny, then, a biblical concept? The answer is complicated, really. For me, fate has…