I don't follow Jesus because I think Christianity is the best religion. I follow Jesus because he leads me into ultimate reality. He teaches me to live in tune with how reality is. When Jesus said, "No one comes to the Father except through me," he was saying that his way, his words, his life is our connection to how things truly are at the deepest levels of existence. For Jesus then, the point of religion is to help us connect with ultimate reality, God. I love the way Paul puts it in the book of Colossians: These religious acts and rituals are shadows of the reality. "The reality...is found in Christ."
Really it is thinkers like this who make me feel like I am ok to feel the way I feel about life and Jesus.
Tangled Lives - It's been far too long since I've last written. My energies have been consumed by the sheer adjustments of starting a new life. It seems strange writing ...
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