It’s been a while since I have actually posted a blog, and since there have been some things swimming around in that mind of mine, I figured I would release them to the blogosphere.
So here it goes. I was born and raised a Catholic. I spent six years in Catholic school and my family are still Church going Catholics to this day. As for me, well, I have different beliefs as an adult. Don’t get me wrong the six years I spent in Catholic school were the best. I remember the sticky rice and thick bread we had for lunch. Oh and lets not forget the bagged milk. Ahhh the memories.
I loved the nuns and singing in Church. I loved the togetherness I felt going there but I don’t actually recall obsorbing much knowledge about God and the bible except that most of what I did would probably land me in hell one day. I knew I was a sinner so it was just something I accepted.
I spent several years of my young life in Church two and three times a week. I have fulfilled my Church going for a life time, in my opinion. I do not look down at people who believe in the bible or going to Church. Our beliefs are our own and each person’s belief is their truth. There are so many different ways to worship. There is no right one. They are all right.
If I could explain my views on God to my family I would say, to me, God is everything. God is the universe and when I speak of the Universe I speak of God. God lives within us all and to worship God, to me is to worship myself. I personally do not believe that God can be contained in the skin of man. I believe that deity was created because most people need to have something physical to focus on. It is a representation of what God is but not who He is. As far as the bible is concerned it was written by man, so I have my doubts there. And frankly, my God is a loving God. A lot of the stories in the bible just do not represent what God is to me.
God is the all seeing, all knowing force that created the world. God is the trees just before winter as they die and those same trees as they find life again in the spring. God is inanimate and ever moving. God is the life force within us all and that which connects us all. God is indescribable.
Just know this, everything is life is based on reciprocity. Whatever you give you get. If you want to worship the Universe/God do right by yourself and all the people you come in contact with. Be responsible for the vibration you give off to the world. Love is the creation of all things so just love your way through life and you cant go wrong.
So in conclusion, I would say to my family. I know we don’t see eye to eye on this subject but we are all about love, so lets just agree that we are different and love each other, be a family and move forward. No judgments on either side. 🙂