The Mystery of Faith

Pilgrim on a Long, Long Journey

Paraphrasing CS Lewis, he said faith in God to him was like a sunset. You couldn’t watch that sunset because of its glare, but you could see its results.

With eight years of graduate, scientific education, I cannot imagine the creation of the brain was not a guided process, one of magnificent design. Even with what we know we still can’t find a biological/material basis for all the intricacies of consciousness. To me the conscious and unconscious minds are our non-material, eternal souls.

Though I am convinced of the presence of God one still has the mystery of one particular why question: If the Judeo Christian God, why a universe with evil? I think I have a good answer, but, I cannot say I KNOW why.

On the other hand, isn’t it mystery that makes some relationships even more wonderful?

H. Robert Rubin, MD, Amazon best selling memoirist and author…

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“I can still feel what it was like to be that child of the 1940s from inside; I am still the same mixture of insecurity and determination, shyness and arrogance, curiosity and fear. I have the same talent she had; the same imagination. I write for her, for that child, and so it is true when I say I write for myself.” Susan Cooper, children’s book author

She somehow inhabits her childhood where all things are new again. Where there is a sense of wonder. Where play is integral to each day.

I need to do without the shyness, arrogance and fear of my childhood. Oh, but to enhance my love of God and of the life He has given me with all its foibles, but, all it’s joy.