Monday 22 January 2018

Despite a lack of faith, I can still find a place for religion in my life

'As Christians, many of us partake in milestone ceremonies despite a very obvious lack of faith'
'As Christians, many of us partake in milestone ceremonies despite a very obvious lack of faith'

Barbara McCarthy

An acquaintance recently expressed his disgust when I informed him that I would be baptising my child, despite the fact I haven't darkened the door of a church in years.

"Why would you buy into all that religion c***? It's the root of all evil in the world," he said.

Well, for starters, I think many people need some kind of moral guidelines and the world would be a worse place without them.

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