AlexanderDeMaio

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About AlexanderDeMaio

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  • Title, Name/Nickname
    Reverand
  • Gender
    Male
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    Texas

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  • Grateful For
    The government not being able to tell me how to worship.
  • Your Motto
    Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto
  • Doctrine /Affiliation
    Universalism

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    Full-Time Student
  1. Are you referring to the Gnostic gospels or something else? I am interested in learning more.
  2. I've started to take it at that value. I am beginning to see Jesus of Nazareth as only a teacher rather than the messiah. Just a little stressed about liberating myself, Other than that the past week has been very eye opening to me. Just wanted to hear my brothers/sisters opinions.
  3. I used to be a hardcore catholic who would shun my current day self. Never once did I question the validity of the bible as doing so would be blasphemy. Although the more I read, the more questions without answers I had. I would spend hours praying and hours listening trying to find God's voice inside of me for the answer to these questions. Every time the answers were ones of doubt. My parent's would say that was the voice of Satan but I am not so sure. Looking at the multiple translations from Hebrew, Greek, Roman-Latin, etc, I can only imagine how much was lost in translation. Even now, man
  4. I wish I had thought of this before I posted this topic, I'm going to remember this quote.
  5. I defiantly did overcomplicate the process, your guidance is super helpful, thanks.
  6. I see the ULC as serious as any other church or org in the United States. While many call the church an "ordination mill", I call it freedom. I have always taken an interest in religion and interfaith dialogue. My curiosity of the world's numerous religions has brought me to ULC and this forum. As an ordained member of ULC, I want to further my knowledge and training to be an active minister in my community. I have read many posts of members offering their services, one being the late Brother Atwater Vitki, rest in peace, and his time at a hospital near him. These experiences give me hope tha
  7. Thank you for sharing, is an informative watch.
  8. Hello everyone, I am Alexander DeMaio, a recently newly ordained minister of the Universal Life Church in Modesto, California. I was originally going to be ordained through ULC Monastery in Seattle, Washington, because of their newer site, lawsuits to protect the 1st amendment right in the US, and their support of multiple charities. I eventually decided to support the mother church because I felt ULC Monastery is too commercialized, tries to play off their own rocky history, and the instant ordination feature put me off. ULC in Modesto is authorized by a real person at HQ which ma