The Spiritual Experience: Whether you believe in God, or if it’s (simply) a chemical reaction in the brain??

The Link (Overlap) Between Mind and Spirit

‘The Spiritual/God Experience’
Just contemplating (some deep “torts)

Can you trust your thoughts and beliefs if the brain is only complex chemical reactions and neurons firing electrically?

C S Lewis wrote:

“Supposing there was no intelligence behind the universe, no creative mind. In that case, nobody designed my brain for the purpose of thinking. It is merely that when the atoms inside my skull happen, for physical or chemical reasons, to arrange themselves in a certain way, this gives me, as a by-product, the sensation I call thought. But, if so, how can I trust my own thinking to be true? It’s like upsetting a milk jug and hoping that the way it splashes itself will give you a map of London. But if I can’t trust my own thinking, of course I can’t trust the arguments leading to Atheism, and therefore have no reason to be an Atheist, or…

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In the Corporate World they can let you go with no notice. God will never let you go! ” Hearts From Heaven” Windows From Heaven Photography

Great pictures. Thanks for sharing

Shared by c, “the world’s absolutely worst photographer, but incorrigible encourager and people-builder* ”

*not houses and or bridges, thank goodness!

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“Our talents are our gift from God… but what we do with them are our gift TO God.”
from http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com
and http://www.beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com
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Best wishes from the First City to see the light

Luke 9:23 NIV Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.

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“‘For I know the plans I have for you’, declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future’. “

My Journey of Faith: "Jesus Makes God Real to Me"

“‘For I know the plans I have for you’, declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future‘. “

from

https://sharefaith.wordpress.com/category/possibility-thinkers-bible-by-dr-rh-schuller/

and

https://myjourneyofaith.wordpress.com/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

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Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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Pictures (great) by my friend, Jenny, whose photographic talents I definitely do not possess

www.jennysphotographicjourney.wordpress.com

https://www.facebook.com/jennifer.palmer.98096721

https://www.instagram.com/jennynz1/

and

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“Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.”

Why I Follow Jesus

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“Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.” – WHO IS

and

https://beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com/2018/01/22/be-faithful-unto-death-and-i-will-give-you-the-crown-of-life/

from a Google search (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!

* (ad by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far more the first)

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=%22be+faithful+crown+of+life+craig+lock%22&rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ782NZ782&oq=%22be+faithful+crown+of+life+craig+lock%22&aqs=chrome..69i57.48659j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

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Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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Share encourage and spread HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT

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A Place by the Seaside: Gisborne, New Zealand

 

 

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=a+place+by+the+seaside+craig+lock&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Aa+place+by+the+seaside+craig+lock

and

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=gisborne++craig+lock&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Agisborne++craig+lock

just practising producing books (ebooks and paperbacks) of my friend, Jenny’s great photographs

 

Shared by “the world’s absolutely worst photographer”

 

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Pictures (great) by my old friend, Jenny, whose photographic talents I definitely do not possess

www.jennysphotographicjourney.wordpress.com

https://www.facebook.com/jennifer.palmer.98096721

and

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Don’t worry about the world ending today…

it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

 

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A (my) place by the seaside: my book has just been published

following on from

My journey through the lens of my camera

“A fitting tribute to a tumultuous yet triumphant story, encouraging all of us to think twice about what we are capable of accomplishing, regardless of our personal circumstances, barriers and obstacles.”

from

http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

I just do these books quickly to “keep in practice”.

enjoy

“thc

My journey through the lens of my camera

 

All proceeds go to a local charity (most worthy) – HER!

following on from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/jens-pics-great-but-not-her-your-nose-please/

Just published my friend Jenny’s book (what’s that about 10000 hours to master a skill?)

Pss

The paperback version should be published later tonight by Createspace

CReative Kiwis

http://www.creativekiwis.wordpress.com

 

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Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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Shared by “the world’s absolutely worst photographer”

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“In the depth of the valleys there is hope. In the deserts of despair, there is the refreshing oasis of the human spirit…always.”

Writing Into The Light

“In the depth of the valleys there is hope. In the deserts of despair …

http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

and http://www.beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com

from a Google search (thanks for rescuing me from “sheer utter chaos”, Big G!

* (and by that I’m referring to both God and Google, but probably far more the first)

https://www.google.co.nz/search?rlz=1C1PRFI_enNZ782NZ782&ei=f-q3WtqdEMai8AXNkr-oBg&q=in+the+depth+of+the+valleys+craig+lock&oq=in+the+depth+of+the+valleys+craig+lock&gs_l=psy-ab.3..33i160k1.1402.5825.0.6171.11.11.0.0.0.0.246.2500.2-11.11.0….0…1c.1.64.psy-ab..0.7.1626…33i22i29i30k1j33i21k1.0.9bD_ueHMsT4

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, enriching, challenging, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”

enough there for now, c!

PS

Best wishes from the First City to see the light

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pictures from

https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/03/25/jesus-not-only-died-for-us-he-lived-for-us/

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and

http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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