Believing is seeing” is much more effective for me than the old notion that seeing is believing.
Doubt is a first cousin to faith, Ghosh. To have faith, you have to suspend your disbelief.
To him who feels himself preordained to contemplation and not to belief, all believers are too noisy and obtrusive; he guards against them.
Personally, I always wondered about authors and celebrities who loudly declared there was no God. It was usually when they were healthy and popular and being listened to by crowds. What happens, I wondered, in the quiet moments before death? By then, they have lost the stage, the world has moved on. If suddenly, in their last gasping moments, through fear, a vision, a late enlightenment, they change their minds about God, who would know?
Life flows as a whole, both inside and out, but you divide life with your mind, both inside and outside.
Belief, hard work, love – you have those things, you can do anything.
Science cannot disprove god. Science studies the things that are. The eternal question is who or what made them to be
Why do people go to these places, these places that are not for them?
It must be that they believe in their night vision. They believe themselves able to draw images up out of the dark.
But black wells only yield black water.
I treat my thoughts like an old person treats their valuables: I cannot for the life of me proceed to throwing them out.
Whatsoever thing you believe strongly,
it will be turned into truth within your mind.