I dont belong to earth , i am from heaven !!
I believe in my religion not only for the obvious reasons, but also because of what it does for me. And i am not talking about the Christian heaven thing, either.
Judaism gives to me a love of learning for its own sake.
It gives me a discipline through the demands for kosher and shabbat observance.
It makes me a part of something that has lasted through four,zero thats four THOUSAND! years of persecution, misrepresentation, misunderstandings, people stealing our rituals and giving them meanings that contradict the Bible, things no other faith on earth has had to endure, but we endured it, and continue to endure it. Which means that we have been reading, singing, worshipping, studying, observing, enjoying, things that have been done this way since recorded time began on this planet!
It gives me a direction on how to treat others, not by merely spouting platitudes "love each other" but in real con ...more