Religion and Us

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Religion and Us
Stephen A. Brooks
REL 134
September 30, 2013
Instructor Earl Griffin

Religion and Us
What exactly is religion? How do people define and understand it? Some people look at it as a resting day, a day away from work. Religion can have a view as an organization with people who conduct charity work for the community and sometimes globally. This is a place of worship, singing, and building friendship with other people in an area. Religion is faith in a belief, which arrives from ideas and practices.
Relationship with the divine for someone new to the faith and practice comes from self-sacrifice and faith. Relationship with the divine involves very personal communication, and following a new path. “Give up your cross, and follow me.” That was said by Jesus of Nazareth pertaining to the personal sacrifice that must come to pass if someone chooses Him. There are many of Christians live after Christ’s example on how to live. This type of relationship involves communion between church members, relying on each other for comfort and support.
In Exodus 3:15 – The Old Testament: “When the Lord saw that Moses was coming closer, he called him from the middle of the burning bush and said : “Moses, Moses,” he answered, “Yes, here I am.” God said, “Do not come any closer. Take off your sandals because you are standing on holy ground.” In relationships, as husbands, and wives, they spend every day together. Whether it is sharing the chores or watching the children. Everybody needs space. Start by taking time out for him or her so that he or she can refocus, or catch up on a hobby. Sacred, (personal), space is where someone may reflect and think on important things for the individual. Incorporate a practice of sacred space and think of what four feelings come to you first, and if those are repetitive.
Humans exist in time. We give, make, and spend, we look…...

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