Here is a guest post I wrote for Eva over at The Aspirational Agnostic: Searching for a God who’s playing hard to get. The post is in answer to the question, “What do you believe and why do you believe it?” While you’re over there, take the opportunity to browse through some of Eva’s thoughtful and thought-provoking posts.
Today’s guest post comes from Lee Woofenden, who blogs at Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life, a rich and thoughtful site that will, I’m sure, give you many hours of blog reading pleasure. This is a wonderful post that I’m sure you will enjoy.
I grew up in a family that was materially fairly poor, but spiritually very rich. I grew up in working class neighborhoods, wearing hand-me-downs from my older brothers. Yet despite modest material circumstances, our world was rich withspiritual love and understanding.
My parents were steeped in a deep, thoughtful, and satisfying faith that went back several generations on both sides. Yes, they inculcated that faith in us. But more than that, they lived their faith. This meant giving us love, respect, and practical guidance through the many events and issues of our childhood and teen years.
Their lives expressed their faith. Here…
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