Beliefs

If I’ve learned one thing in my many years
It’s that if you want to avoid anger and jeers
You won’t ventilate
Or ever debate
Religious beliefs or insight ignorant fears

Nevertheless, I grew up in a melting pot
With friends who’ve represented a lot
Of different beliefs
I’ve never felt grief
In knowing the friends that I’ve got

Live and let live- of that we need more
To me an oxymoron is: “Holy War”
All faiths subjected to
My analytic review
Of organized religions, though I’m not keeping score:

abuse alienation anger conviction corruption
disappointment ethics exclusion faith fear hope judgement kindness love misunderstanding
murder oppression peace persuasion prejudice resentment restrictions rituals rules suspicion violence war

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Daily Post
Jan 9, 2015
Daily Prompt
In Good Faith
Describe a memory or encounter in which you considered your faith, religion, spirituality — or lack of — for the first time.

<a href="http://In Good Faith“>In Good Faith

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