Primitive religion is not believed, it is danced!

Arthur Darby Nock

Earth's crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
And only he who sees takes off his shoes;
The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries.

Elizabeth Browning

Thursday, April 30, 2015

For God to be God

“Argue not concerning God,…re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul…”
― Walt Whitman

some seem to think that for God to be God
God must coerce and control

that for God to be God
God must demand, and judge
and punish

that God must hold people accountable
and make them pay if they do not “measure up”
(what that means appears to be open to interpretation)

some think that for God to be God
God must be BIG, really big
rigid and stern
distant and aloof

only then they insist can justice and morality be served
and righteousness, dare I say holiness
be nurtured

those who think this way
severely underestimate
the power of

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