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"The unexamined life is not worth living." "I know that I know nothing." Socrates "This above all:to thine own self be true,:and it must follow,as the night the day,: Thou canst not be false to any man." Polonius "The thing is to understnd myself, to see what God really wishes me to do; the thing is to find a truth which is true for me,"S.Kierkegaard

How Do You Imagine God?
God in America and USA WEEKEND Magazine are partnering to explore Americans' images of God.

How do you imagine God? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator At fifty two I don't imagine much anymore. The mystery, the magic and the wonder of life has all but gone out of my life, I'm just surviving. But I see God or should I say I imagine God as personified energy that is connected to all that is living, be it human or animal, or the smallest microscopic particle that has life. Somehow he is connected to it all, and to various degrees he is involved in their life. Although I cannot explain this mystery nor do I care to understand it. It just what I imagine.

My Beliefs

I believe ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I believe in YHWH God the father,Jesus Christ the son of God,the Holy Spirit,the Holy Catholic Church,the forgiveness of sins,the resurrection and the life to come.AMEM
My most powerful moment of belief was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I have none, it has always been an intellectual thing to me. Believing in God has always made sense to me.
My greatest moment of doubt was ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Doubt has always been a fact of my life. The only thing that I am truly certain of Is that I am alive and that I will die. There is no voices,I have no dreams,I see no visions, but I still believe.

My Faith History

My spiritual journey has been ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Christian Church (Barton Stone,Alexander Cambell,restoration movement),Jehovah Witness,Roman Catholic and Christian Existentialist. 1 person liked this
I was raised as ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator My parents did not raised me to be any particular religion,but they did not oppose me from going to various churches either.
Are your beliefs or practices different from your parents? If so, how and why? your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator Yes,my parents did not go to church,read the bible,pray or do anything spiritual. My dad may have gone to church when he was younger,but the last time he went to church he had a bad experience and swore he would not step his foot inside another church. My mom would say she believe in God but did not see the need to go to church,today I believe people would say I am spiritual but religious.

How I Practice My Faith

The song/book/film that most represents my faith is ... your photo/ link/ video has been held for approval by a moderator I still believe. By the call. Lay your hands on me. Peter Gabriel. 1 person liked this

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