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originally posted by: Dakini37
...Now Gordi's gone AWOL. He's probably off somewhere fiddling with his bagpipes.
I don't think anyone needs to belong to an organised religion to be a good, moral person. "Do unto others" is absolutely fine by me. I believe that we are all of the One Earth, made from the same Stardust. So, I can't understand why there is a need for all of these different faiths in the first place, but I have no problem whatsoever with anyone believing what they want to believe, so long as they don't try to push that onto others uninvited.
originally posted by: LookingForABetterLife
a reply to: Sheye
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
Spiritual beliefs are not an exactly "one size fits all" type thing, aren't they? Follow your own beliefs and enjoy the companionship of the Shed when you can. I for one am not here to push my beliefs on you or anyone else. I appreciate you for being here.
I believe that we are all of the One Earth, made from the same Stardust. So, I can't understand why there is a need for all of these different faiths in the first place, but I have no problem whatsoever with anyone believing what they want to believe, so long as they don't try to push that onto others uninvited.
Well put as well Gordi. As the Universe is such a big place that has been around since the beginning of time if not before there will never be a right or wrong way to be spiritual as long as it doesn't involve harming others.
originally posted by: Sheye
I wasn’t referring to you Gordie totally... talking more in general terms.
I respect that you believe differently than I do.. I shouldn’t have even bothered to address it.
I hope you can forgive me if I upset you, and also hope you can respect my beliefs in what I think is truly Sacred, which has everything to do with Jesus.
That doesn't mean that I don't understand and respect other peoples views. Because I absolutely do. I am more of a non-believer than anything else. But that doesn't mean that I am bad. Or that I don't understand. I don't think that at any point, I maligned Christianity, Jesus or your faith - did I ?