Friday, June 1, 2007

"But... Do I have to believe in God?

Onward we trudge through select quotes from the compilation, Reality.


Happens mostly when we're young--doin' whatevah we damn well wanna do...

I'm into my sixth decade and glad for all the experience but sobered by all I must now do because back then I didn't...

"Yeah, but isn't God an illusory concept we can live without--haven't philosophers given us a Human code of ethics?


If you look carefully enough, you'll see that all the merely human theories have failed miserably and led humanity to the brink of hopeless loss.

My parents were both ministers and I still went "astray"...

Because of certain "Godless" activities I engaged in in my 20s, I'm now taking a very debilitating treatment for Hepatitis C--no fun but reminding me clearly that I should have paid better "attention"...

"Men at all times and under all conditions stand in need of one to
exhort them, guide them and to instruct and teach them. Therefore
He hath sent forth His Messengers, His Prophets and chosen ones
that they might acquaint the people with the divine purpose
underlying the revelation of Books and the raising up of
Messengers, and that everyone may become aware of the trust of
God which is latent in the reality of every soul."

Bahá’u’lláh: Tablets of Bahá’u’lláh, "Lawh-i-Maqsúd" or "Tablet of
Maqsúd", p. 161

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