reply to post by Angle
I kind of disagree I think mind is ego and faith through and through whole body knowledge because it's the knowledge of the Reality which is
consciousness itself something not localized to the mind or the "I" self.
Faith is communion with God, not belief in God as an external deity or entity apart from the body.
To have faith is to eat of the substance of God which is true life.
Faith is the only reasonable position to take even in the face of adverse circumstance and the vicissitudes of life.
As an "untouchability" it also possesses a certain humor in the awareness of a non-local (eternal) experience.
A person of faith is a happy person with absolute liberation capable of retaining their humor even when the physical body crumbles or in the face of
To have real faith is to be filled with gnosis, and love.
Faith is also optimistic and has no truck with a limiting, narrow-minded cynicism leading to the degeneration of personal joy and happiness at the
expense of everything that's worthwhile in life.
People lacking in this quality, due to a lack of understanding (ignorance) are really screwed.
With faith - no mind.
edit on 8-3-2013 by NewAgeMan because: edit