30 Day Challenge – (Day 19) My Views On Religon

This is one of those posts where controversy can come up. I would like to start off by saying my views are my own and I mean no disrespect to anybody. I support all religions and people who practice them.

For me I was baptised as well as my kids into the Anglican church. There was a time when I was a kid where every Sunday we went to church and me to Sunday School but it slowly went away. I believed in God and was very happy to do so.

Then at 11 years old I lost my dad to cancer. I was crushed and couldn’t believe he was taken from me. My mom brought me to my family church in Winnipeg where I asked the Pasture why God took my dad away. Why when I prayed did he not get better. I love my dad and now he is gone. The answers I got summed up were “I don’t know” and “I can’t answer that”.

Well as a young boy getting no answers maybe this religion thing is all made up. I stopped caring and lost all faith. If God is real then he took my dad and I don’t like him at all.

Fast forward to now. I still don’t know if God is real or not and to be honest I don’t really care. I did baptise my kids and teach them religion only to let them make their own choices on it. I support them in anything they do and religion is no different. We celebrate all holidays and teach the meanings behind them, but I still am on the fence if it is truth.

To be honest I doubt my views will ever change. I need proof to know its real and too much shit in the world is caused by people fighting over their religious beliefs. I will always support others beliefs but after my dads passing I still don’t know where I stand.