Project Conversion

Project Conversion

Happy 4th of July!

posted by

I dedicate this post to my country and those who, for the last 239 years, stand the line every day to protect the freedoms we enjoy. I come from a long and rich history of military service, so with every neon burst of fireworks, I think about those literal “bombs bursting in air” over those in battle, fighting for their lives, the lives of their comrades, and the our liberty. My remembrance this year is especially potent as I consider, would I be free to participate in Project Conversion in another country (or at least as freely) as here in these United States?

Freedom is a fragile gem, the still surface of water easily disturbed by the smallest pebble. We do not agree on everything, and we never will, however our strength is not found in our unity of thought but our unity of will. In this country we have concepts such as the separation of church and state, and though this issue causes political upheaval, we must understand from both sides that this principle neutrally protects both institutions. I am thankful for such wisdom. I am thankful that we can discuss religion in general and Project Conversion in particular without fear of governmental reprisal or censorship. I am thankful that we are truly E Pluribus Unum, “Out of Many, One.”

Sounds like something one of our Baha’i or Hindu friends may have written.

So here’s to you, US of A, we aren’t perfect, but the Constitution which guides us is a document able to admit mistakes and therefore malleable enough to change and adapt where required. How greater we all could be if we followed this example.

To the warriors of my country, I salute you:

And the flag that illustrates our freedom:

Enjoy your holiday and remember those who declared it so with their bravery, wisdom, and lives.

Comments read comments(2)
post a comment

posted July 5, 2011 at 1:05 am

Right on man enjoy your freedom!  After all someone paid for it.


report abuse


posted July 5, 2011 at 1:05 am

Right on man enjoy your freedom!  After all someone paid for it.


report abuse

Post a Comment

By submitting these comments, I agree to the terms of service, rules of conduct and privacy policy (the "agreements"). I understand and agree that any content I post is licensed to and may be used by in accordance with the agreements.

Previous Posts

Another Blog To Enjoy!!!
Thank you for visiting Project Conversion. This blog is no longer being updated. Please enjoy the archives. Here are some other blogs you may also enjoy: Religion 101 Happy Reading!

posted 2:34:58pm Aug. 02, 2012 | read full post »

Is God an Immersionist?
In the world of faith, folks often point out the obvious fact that God does not belong to a particular creed, religion, race, or school of philosophy. This sentiment establishes the divine as one which transcends divisive terms of affiliation. But I am here to announce that a brief exploration of

posted 7:00:59am Jul. 12, 2012 | read full post »

Immersion in Relationships: Five Ways to Bring your Relationships to Life
I did something last night with my wife that we haven't done in a very long time... Okay, not from that far back, but it certainly feels that way. Last night, we had a date night. N

posted 10:58:33am Jul. 10, 2012 | read full post »

The Path of Immersion: An Introduction and How Entering the Path Leads to a Deeper Sense of Self
Today marks my official declaration of fidelity and discipleship to the Path of Immersion. Along with that declaration, I also invite you to join me in whatever capacity feels the most suitable. The Path of Immersion is not one which demands conversion, evangelism, worship, or exclusivity. Along th

posted 6:00:19am Jul. 09, 2012 | read full post »

Farewell, Project Conversion: The End of an Adventure
When I converted to Christianity at the age of 15, I assumed the faith with a passionate resolve. Despite the positive instruction from my pastor and others, I (for reasons I cannot explain) transformed into a fiery evangelist, launching Christianity at friends and strangers like salvos of religious

posted 12:49:25pm Jul. 05, 2012 | read full post »

Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.