Essays Tagged: "Higher Power"

Do we have a good reason to believe in existence of a "higher power"?Speaks of Transcendentalism

easons to believe in somethingtranscendental. Most of the arguments in favor of God, or aso-called 'higher power' are based on faith and emotion, and nota clear logical argument. In fact, these argume ... examine your beliefs usinglogic and science. If you do, there is no way to prove theexistence of a higher power.The primary argument against the existence of a Judeo-Christianall-knowing, all-powerfu ...

(4 pages) 105 0 5.0 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The first three steps in the twelve step recovery program of Alcoholics Anonimious.

e beginning of a new way of life, if they have been thoroughly worked.STEP ONE "We admitted we were powerless over alcohol - that our lives had become unmanageable."(Alcoholics Anonymous p.59) For me ... ol - that our lives had become unmanageable."(Alcoholics Anonymous p.59) For me to admit that I was powerless over alcohol was not a major issue because it was more than obvious that I suffered from a ...

(7 pages) 95 1 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


obtain complete abstinence from alcohol. These steps are outlined as follows:1.We admitted we were powerless over alcohol- that our lives had become unmanageable.2.Came to believe that a Power greate ... cious contact with God, as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.12.Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried t ...

(6 pages) 68 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The Bee Eater: talkes about human awareness of God.

Early humans progressed in their awareness of a higher being or a god over a period of time. This was shown in the story, "The Bee Eater", through t ... through the people, specifically through Ur, as he has different experiences where he encounters a higher being, and gradually realizes this. The first encounter is the pebble in the well, the second ... l experiences that Ur goes through to bring him to a primitive but slowly developing awareness of a higher being.The first time that Ur realizes that there may be a higher being was when he looked int ...

(3 pages) 36 1 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

J. R. R. Tolkien's The Return of the King

at around a campfire, and found that he was lonely and in need of comfort, he began to believe in a higher power. That higher power evolved into a god, or perhaps even many gods, but for the most part ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Love in a midsummer night's dream

Is love controlled by human beings who love one another or is love controlled by a higher power? There are many people who believe that a higher power has control over love. An exampl ... hoots arrows at people to make them fall in love. There are other people who reject the idea that a higher power controls love and that the people who experience love can control it. In the novel, "A ... "A Midsummer Night's Dream", by William Shakespeare, several examples of love's association with a higher power are presented. This novel shows evidence that love is associated with a higher power an ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Definition of Religion

The definition of a religion at least for me first and foremost is the belief in a Supreme Being or higher power. My belief in higher power does not mean that I believe a true religion can only be fou ...

(1 pages) 42 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

wine and roses

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies