An issue from Liz’s blog that many people wrestle with. Would love to hear your opinion.
Originally posted on Liz Skajem :
My whole life I have struggled with my religion. I really don’t have any good answers as to why my brain has such a hard time just choosing something to believe in and going with it. I am glad that my mom allowed us the freedom to decide whether or not we would be religious. However, sometimes I think it would be easier had she told us we would burn in hell if we didn’t believe something specific.
I do think I have some sort of connection with God. I have always felt that all my relatives who have passed are still with me in spirit, and I also pray to God. It’s just the unknown that has me so conflicted. All these unanswered questions could eat me alive. Like, “If god is real, how could he allow innocent children to die? Why doesn’t he come to me in my…
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