Saturday, March 29, 2008

FIND GOD

Excerpted from HAVE I TOLD YOU TODAY THAT I LOVE YOU.



This task will be as difficult or as easy as you make it. Life is the ultimate mystery, and the best we can do is approach it as such, accepting the fact that we have to settle for that which we intuit, or sense, as long as it is intellectually acceptable. God deserves more from us than a theological doctrine with “answers” to all of our questions. God must be experienced! Do not settle for the God of your parents, or their parents, or the God of any church or dogma, but seek the God that you can find and know, and believe, and nothing less. God is not a science, and we don’t need “answers”; we can live with the mystery and the questions. You are God’s creation...respect that creation and you worship God, far more than you could with any service or pageantry or other public utterances. Do not be discouraged by spiritual tides that will wash away your faith as easily as they bring it. Your faith may be eroded, but somehow, in the course of a lifetime, the core of your faith will survive.

2 comments:

Abby Creek Art said...

Love this part...

"Do not settle for the God of your parents, or their parents, or the God of any church or dogma, but seek the God that you can find and know, and believe, and nothing less."

Couldn't be said better!

Linda said...

...And I love the line about spiritual tides washing away faith as easily as they bring it. Beautifully written!