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Utterly Lost And Desperately Looking For God?

Mike Mather

I Believe in God

John Lennon famously said once, “I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky.” Spirituality in the 21st Century is ubiquitous like that.

I am just a student eager to learn about the world. Some might say that a little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing, but I say, "Bring it on!" One of the topics that I have a bit of knowledge about is Spirituality, and let me tell you, it's a tricky one. It's a subject that you can never be completely right about, but that's what makes it so exciting! Spirituality is a mystery.

Science Anyone?

Quantum mechanics is a branch of physics that studies the behavior of matter and energy at a very small scale, such as subatomic particles.

Spirituality is also like quantum mechanics - it's confusing, but scientists and experts have a better understanding of it. I, on the other hand, am no expert in quantum physics, but I respect those who are. The same goes for the concept of God. There's a lot of debate and discussion surrounding it, with different religions and belief systems offering different perspectives.

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I also find it interesting how things can happen in life that can't be explained by science. Take déjà vu, for example. Some researchers believe it's a glitch in the recognition memory system, but I prefer to think of it as a moment of time and space going wonky. And what about serendipitous moments? It's almost like the universe is playing a joke on us, but I love it nonetheless.

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ―

Albert Einstein

Miracles Defy Explanation

Miracles, too, are events that defy explanation. As someone who grew up in a Catholic household, I heard plenty of stories about miracles, but it wasn't until later in life that I started to believe in them. Seeing friends who had struggled with addiction turn their lives around is a miracle in my book.

Finally, let's talk about love. Love is a force of nature, just like waves and particles. It's a powerful thing that has inspired poets, songs, and even wars. I think it's safe to say that love is one of the most beautiful, yet mysterious, things in life.

"Everyone carries a piece of the puzzle. Nobody comes into your life by mere coincidence. Trust your instincts. Do the unexpected. Find the others."-
Timothy Leary

So, there you have it, my musings on Spirituality. It's a complex and fascinating topic, and I look forward to learning more about it.

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About the Author Mike Mather

Mike was born in 1963 which technically makes him one of the youngest of the Baby Boomers. An Australian with Indigenous and European heritage, he has been an avid and required student of Buddhism and alcoholism since 2008.

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