I wanted to reblog this today as a prelude to a topic that I will be touching on later – religion. The blogger has written a very insightful and well-thought-out post about the flaws of religion and her journey to “losing” her religion. Many of her thoughts and experiences mirror my own. I have been wanting to blog about this topic for a while, but I can’t seen to get my thoughts together on the right approach. I think this is a good introduction while I gather my thoughts and inventory my feelings.
“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples;
no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own
heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.”
Regularly irrelevant, judgemental, inaccessible… that is my experience of Christianity.
That doesn’t mean though, that I don’t see that for many people it is relevant, accepting and accessible. For some people, Christianity has saved their lives, and setting aside my own experience, I think that’s great. The thing is though, that I’m not just talking about Christianity. You’ll have to excuse me for referring mostly to that, because that is where my knowledge and my experience comes from, but what I am passionate about is that all religion should be relevant, non-judgemental and accessible to…
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