Apprehensive Belief & The idea of “God”
Or, When did I become someone who writes about God?
I don’t always believe in God, but I believe in God.
I wrote that statement on my list of writing ideas/prompts. It became this 9-minute read.
Recently, in my Medium space and my journal, I’ve been writing a lot about “God.” Although it’s what I’ve felt inspired to write, doing so doesn’t feel entirely natural to me. While it doesn’t feel entirely natural, some of the pieces I’ve recently written about religion and spirituality have been my favorites.
When did I become that person who frequently writes about God??
Jews don’t define themselves as Christians do.
Judaism is more about the group. Christianity is more about the belief in Christ and related teachings.
In November alone, I wrote A Channelled Prayer For All of Us, Be the Light. Facilitate. Channel and A Prayer For the Last Page.
In late October, I wrote about being in awe of Nick Cave’s Ghosteen, a recording that includes existentialism and faith as themes, and album art that was inspired by Noah’s Ark.
Old beliefs, new learning
Spirituality and spiritual practice aren’t new to me, but they have taken front and center in my life more recently.
Spirituality and spiritual practice aren’t new to me, but they have taken front and center in my life in the past several months. I’ve heard and read concepts that I was previously unaware of and with increased frequency.
I can explain some of the reasons for these occurrences. Undoubtedly there are more reasons than that.
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