You cannot defend human rights without fighting religious fanatics – regardless of one’s own religious experience – it is unavoidable. Why? Because they are the ones who take issue with how other people live their lives instead of minding their own business.
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things. Hope is one of those things that you can’t buy, but that will be freely given to you if you ask. Hope is the one thing people cannot live without. Hope is a thing of beauty.
Don’t call me a saint. I don’t want to be dismissed so easily.
Hope is a great believe.
What is needed is not that a religion be true, meaning that what it claims exist beyond the ink it is written with in a holy book. That is hard to prove. What is important is that a religion be a good system to help us mere mortal deal with our short and troubled life in the universe. Whether what we hope for in the afterlife materializes or not is not important, what is important is that we believe it will materialize and that gives us hope.
Since no one really knows what or who God is, or whether God is at all, why can’t God be hope?
One man’s faith is considered idolatry by another
Nothing is impossible for him who believes.
On close analysis, it would seem that there is a possibility that we are god’s robots
We see ourselves in terms of yesterday and today. Our Heavenly Father sees us in terms of forever. Although we might settle for less, Heavenly Father won’t, for He sees us as the glorious beings we are capable of becoming.