Originally posted by pro-all
My own position is that it is impossible to know what God is, though we are told by christianity that he created us in his own image. No one has come
with an explanation of what this means.
I am no expert on the religion matter. I consider myself more of a spiritualist than a catholic. I do believe in many things that the Church teaches
us but am not convinced in many others. I have had different experiences throught my life to confirm and debunk many things that the church teaches
To offer a kind of explanation to this very same conflict that I had for many years, i found the answer to this.
To lay foundation, I had a surgery couple of years back where the MD had to break my ankle to get to a bone in between my joint in my foot. Recovery
time from this was 6 months in a wheel chair and 3 months of physical therapy in which I had to learn how to walk again. During which I came to
understand how invalids can easily fall into a depression. This is where the answer to this question just hit me.
Getting to my point....we are the most perfect creatures that can exist on the face of the earth. The fact that we can walk, run, jump, stand up
right just analyze how all our different body systems work. Animals, yes they are intelligent, but they on their own haven't been able to build
monuments, communicate with different species other than their own. We are truly perfect in our human aspect.
Now as humanity we are all different and have many defects. In our own perfection we are unperfect. Our own beings are contradictary. Essentially all
human beings are the same. Cut us up and we have the same endoskeleton system, same neve system, same digestive system and so forth.
You get me??? I hope that I am explaining it well. It's not that we are created in the mirror image in God, whether he had green eyes, white skin,
It's how our systems work in conjunction with each other and how well we have this intelligence that makes us unique. God is perfect that is what we
How are we as human, just the essential mold, of ourselves not perfect????
It's our conscienceness, decisions and thinkings that makes us defective but even in that we as human beings are truly perfect. We are capable of
such marvelous feats and at the same time such destruction.
Does that in some way answer your question??? I find that sometimes we dwell so much in the negative of us as humanity that sometimes we forget what
is always there and has always been there.
Edit to add:
God has no religion as he is God but just because he doesn't have a religion does not mean that we humans musn't have religion. These norms are put
in place because we need something to believe. All religions believe in God or a universal being that is all powerful.
Those experiences offer us to be a better people than just animals and savages. They offer us spiritual enlightment a way to connect to this universal
We create our own faith and I don't know about you, but faith is a powerful tool. Being good or bad is a way of life because whether it is God or
just the laws of the universe, we pay for all things good and bad.
[edit on 5-8-2010 by qbanthinker305]