Archive for November 2008

On Faith

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Last weekend was quite interesting. I’ve taken a few days to reflect on the events that took place, and specifically refrained from posting anything about it right away, so that I would have that time to think about it. What happened this weekend? Well, my parents picked me up and took me home for the weekend, and while I was there, I had a nice discussion with them about my doubts. I figured that after about 10 months of having them, it was certainly time to let them know. Of course, I should have let them know long before that, but it’s taken me a long time to even come to grips with it myself, and I certainly didn’t want to worry them prematurely if I figured out a way to resolve them. But at any rate, I sat down with them and had a good two-hour discussion with them about God, the Bible, faith, and all things Christian. They really didn’t say anything I haven’t heard before, and I likely didn’t say anything they haven’t heard before, but it was still good to have a heart-to-heart chat with my parents. They let me know that it was okay to doubt, and that they would be praying for me. It was good to hear that from them, though I know that they would certainly be praying for me even if they hadn’t said that.

At any rate, I wanted to talk a little bit about faith. It’s a tricky issue,…Continue Reading