After going through an atheist and an agnostic phase, I strongly believe in God. I don’t believe in a religious God, nor an anthropomorphic bearded white dude, but the kind of God who got bored one day, snapped his fingers, created the universe and then sat back with a piña colada to watch it unfold.
Religion is a deeply personal matter. Getting to the nexus of how you answer life’s mysteries is one of the most rewarding of life’s journeys. My beliefs have always come under fire in conversations I have with atheists, but these conversations, along with others’ stories of acceptance and rejection of religion, God, and spirituality, have all helped me reach my conclusions about a higher power. Continue reading