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re: ours is the right one Tabitha

Posted by lil' jimi on July 31, 2003, at 9:12:37

In reply to re: ours is the right one, posted by Tabitha on July 29, 2003, at 3:11:46

hi Tabitha!

you have written:
> while I was browsing beliefnet after taking the quiz, I found this interesting article.
>
> http://www.randomhouse.com/features/chopra/everyday/excerpt.html
>
> It says basically we can't know god directly, but we can experience the presence of god in different ways. He lists seven different ways, including the authority figure god, the creative god, the peaceful god, etc. I guess it's kind of like the blind men and the elephant story.
>
> I thought this was a nice way to reconcile how people have such different ideas of god, and how they can all be correct, even if there's only one god.
>
> Now why people are inclined to get adamant that their idea is the most correct one, I don't know.

... i thank you for your contribution here ... i have been meaning to post how much i appreciated your post ... it is BEAUTIFUL ... and you write so well ... very clear and relaxed ... i wish my posts as direct and lucid ... you have inspired me ... and it has taken me from when you posted to now, trying to figure out how to express how much i like your post ... ... so i gave up and posted this instead ...

... ... anyway, THANKS!
~ jim

p.s. if you took the quiz, did it reflect your beliefs?


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