[May 18, 2022] Faith in God is mocked as primitive and superstitious; at its best, faith is, we are told, for the uneducated and gullible. No one who has seen the great scientific advancements in medicine, engineering, agriculture, and such, can believe in an unseen higher being. Despite all this, remember your faith
We can observe that we all operate with faith; we are always stepping into the unknown. We all take a leap of faith to exist. Yet many trivialize and demonize faith and those who believe in God and His principles.
This resistance can be explained due to the fear of those who trivialize religious faith, but that is not the point here. Faith isn’t evidence-based, nor is it based on observation or scientific study or finding proof in the excavations of ancient tombs or cities for religious texts, relics, or bones of the faithful.
Remember your faith. As you go out into the world, you will be tempted to forsake your beliefs and reject those who follow those religious beliefs. The temptations will be strong and without end. To hold onto your faith will test your character, and, perhaps sadly, you will find that many like you have given up their faith because of the pressure from friends, co-workers, and acquaintances; those that you respect and admire.
Remember that your faith will carry you through difficult times and connect you with those doing good in their communities through their church, synagogue, or mosque. The value of faith should never be underestimated.
Listen to those who mock you and degrade your beliefs; they will make your faith stronger, not weaker. Listen to what they have to say and do so with the knowledge that they are themselves fearful. Do the good works your religious leaders teach you. Follow the good and moral pathway, and although it is a narrow and winding way, you will forever be grateful you decided to tread upon this righteous path.
Remember your faith.
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