The Five-Letter-Word, Part 2

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What is “faith”, as professed by most, but just a claim

… nothing more than belief in a belief

… an assertion that worships nothing but itself.

And so, by what yardstick shall such a “faith” be measured?

Is more “faith” better?

Can it really be that the most exemplary and admirable believer is the one who believes the most unbelievable thing?

Learn more… The Five-Letter-Word, Part 3

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2 thoughts on “The Five-Letter-Word, Part 2

  1. I never had that kind of faith, but I thought I wanted it. I recall watching people receive communion and feeling envy for what I saw as great faith. I now realize that I would have had to share it with great ignorance. How does one unknow something? How can I un-think (or un-see) something? I could not reconcile great religious faith with my versions of honesty and truth, no matter how forcefully I tried. But, I could lie to myself. And I did for a while.

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