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Posted: May 2nd. 2008 10:37:13 PM
Faith and Doubt
by B. T. Newberg
Age Group: Adult
There are many different levels of spiritual insight. The psychopomp leading from one level of insight to another is not faith. Nor is it mere curiosity. The psychopomp that leads one toward new mysteries is none other than doubt.
Faith is a lover that begs you to tarry long in her bed. But when she sees that you are ready, she sets her hounds on you, to drive you away from her.
To be hounded by doubt is to go on a journey, and when you find your way back to faith’s bed, it will not be the same but will be something new.
Author's Notes: C 2004, autumn
As a Naturalistic Pagan, I believe in evidence. There is no evidence that deities and magic are "real" in the most literal sense, but they may yet be moving and powerful. These poems are a tribute to the inspiration of Pagan ways.
For more information on naturalism, see HumanisticPaganism.com.
Author's Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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