Dr. Y "Thinks" ...

Articles, stories, and updates are featured in Dr. Y "Thinks". Read articles and musings about horse adventures, interesting cases, experiences, philosophy, spirituality, theological reflections, psychobiology, etc.,  by author Darrell Yardley.

Christ--who was he?

One of my fundamental questions about Christianity. Here is where I am in my thinking about the Holy Man from Nazareth...

Strange Piece of Ass Syndrome

On the lighter side, here is a version of a lecture I used to give to my genetics class on sex, and genetic variation, and promiscuity...

Heresies

Ever wondered what the Christian church declared as heresies. Here is a list of them...

Baby Boomers

As many of us Baby Boomers are entering, or well into, our 60's we are re-writing the book on life stages. Instead of retirement many of us are moving into second or even third careers and delving deeper into our spirituality...

Health Care Reform and Christianity

Is universal health care a fundamental right? Another one of those theological reflections...

Descartes and Christianity

A theological reflection: The implication of the Cartesian World View to Christianity...

A Creed for the Earth

A theological reflection for Earth Day 2009. Replacing the Nicene Creed with one for Earth, based on "Mass for the Sonoran Desert and Mountains" from William Campbell and The Church of the Apostles in Tucson, AZ

God as my GPS

A theological reflection about a metaphor of how God acts as a GPS in my life and the meaning of faith and trust...

The Closet

Looking westward as we approach our "golden years", we need to bring healing and closure to our past. Here is one such personal metaphor and very personal story from my own life...

A Wild Ride

At age 60 Dr. Y decided to learn how to ride and work with horses. Having sold his Harley several years prior, he had been wanting to work with horses. This article starts out with a recent wild ride on Mustang Sally, and it turns out to be a metaphor for Dr. Y's life...read more.

The Chamber

An adventure with best selling author, Dannion Brinkley (Saved by the Light and more) and his mind boggling Klini bed and chamber into another dimension...

Circumcision

A commentary on Romans 2:25-3:18 (New Testament of the Bible) and circumcision in a theological reflection...

Why Vision Quest?

Why would anyone put themselves through such an ordeal? For young braves a vision quest was a right of passage into adulthood. The youth was expected to have a "vision" of his life and role in the tribe in his new adult role. Medicine men often take yearly quests, but why would I (Dr. Y)?

Vision Quest 1998

Join the author in the final pages of his book WindWalker: Journey into Science, Self, and Spirit, on a Vision Quest in the deserts of New Mexico...

Enlightenment on a Harley

On a morning ride through the praries of Wyoming on the way to Devil's Tower, during the mega motorcycle rally at Sturgis, SD, Dr. Y experience a unitive experience that changes his life...

Dr. Y "Thinks" Index

Christ--who was he?
Strange Piece of Ass Syndrome
Christian heresies
Baby boomers are dancing on... e
A Wild Ride
Dannion Brinkley
Circumcision
Why Vision Quest?
Vision Quest 1998
Enlightenment on a Harley
God, faith and the Recession
Breakfast Blessing
The Closet
God as my GPS
Descartes and Christianity
Health Care Reform and Christianity