Me and God

I tend not to see him as a person like you or me.  In fact, I tend to think of god more as the universe. 

For me the problem of too many religions is that they try to "belittle" god by making him our size. You know what I mean. The dude's the be all and end all of everything under, over and in the sun, and too many of us want to see him as the buddy we never had or the man and dad we never failed.

That's not the god that makes sense to me. That buddy/mom/dad sense of god that religions try to foist off on us.

All that religion stuff -- to my way of thinking -- is mumbo jumbo, whistling in the dark.

The bible? Folk stories, myths.

Can you have a personal relation with god? Sure, stand outside in the snow and watch it fall.

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Comment by JMac1949 Today on November 29, 2015 at 7:26pm

Good to see that you're familiar with my G_D.  I'm partial to mountains in the morning and Divine manifestation in the form of a coastal storm on a rocky shore.  Thunderstorms, rainbows and sunsets are pretty impressive too.

Comment by John Guzlowski on November 29, 2015 at 7:36pm
I think probably any kind of definitive statement about God shows more vanity than sense.
Comment by JMac1949 Today on November 29, 2015 at 7:51pm

I suppose that if you could figure out how to capture a moment of epiphany in a CTScan you might be able to reduce G_D's Grace to an image of brain activity.  In that sense Solomon's words ring too true: “Vanity of vanities, Vanity of vanities, all is vanity... There is no remembrance of former things, Nor will there be any remembrance of things that are to come by those who will come after.

Comment by Zanelle on November 29, 2015 at 10:31pm

  I like this picture of God.  The thing about worshiping nature is that nature is brutal.  The growth and striving for survival is intense.  We are such a part of it all and entropy rules.  I like to watch the snow come down as well as anyone but Im not a fan of shoveling it.

Comment by nerd cred on November 29, 2015 at 11:45pm

Immanent and transcendent. But not bearded.

Comment by John Guzlowski on November 30, 2015 at 11:44am

JMAC Ecclesiates is my favorite book of the bible.   "Everything is Meaningless" and "everything is beautiful in its time."  Words to live and love by.

Comment by Arthur James on November 30, 2015 at 11:58am

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Awed...

I love that apocryphal book...

Ecclesiastes wisdom book...

It's Proverbial... I read often

from a Hebrew Commentary.

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Proverbial  Books... Contrast

Wisdom and Folly... Proverbs-

It Pause Literature... Aye... a-

RECALL ancient... Book- OT-

It accepted?

it cannon?

I not sure?

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Chapter 24:verse 

23-to-24- verses

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Ecclesiastes - I was

Browsing this morn.

I no be too morose.

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Moses's ` eye foe eye '

is NOT a ` Literal read '

It a application for think?

Justice... No Gouge Our A?

Another Fellow Human's A?

Eye! Judge Penalize according?

As? To the Crime. Wall Street?

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Woe

on and

on aye

1-I agree.

Beauty too.

War and good.

Children and a

Festive Feast too

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Thanks John Guzlowski

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I sorta needed this comment.

Words . . , and Spirit Resides.

You sense `  Life... Gratitude.

``~ ' ' SO -so.. Appreciative.

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tears...

that's

okay...

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Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on November 30, 2015 at 12:04pm

:)

Comment by Arthur James on November 30, 2015 at 12:16pm

`

In Stopping by a woods

on a Snowy Evening... a

Horse though it odd/queer

that Robert Frost stopped in

the snow to admire the woods 

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Later..

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Comment by Arthur James on November 30, 2015 at 1:33pm

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If we see a possum? 

a Otter? Do unto a?

Otter? As We wish a?

Otter? To Do unto  a?

You/me... okay aye a?

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That's a Golden Rule.

`~' (cc) no be exposed?

Or? Ya's Be Shamed huh?

`~' so so Clear as Whiter?

Pure Cold Winter Snows?

`~' Luminous - Clear &?

Pure... Clear - Clean &?

WE all Sure - Do See...

`~'

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