Thoughts after reading Danielle Shroyer’s Original Blessing: Putting Sin in its Rightful Place Original sin is a big deal in conventional Christian circles, a huge hurdle for modern day seekers to clamber over. Even I, a practicing Catholic and professing Christian, find the notion uncomfortable. Indeed, the premise we’re all born fundamentally faulty and so at odds with our creator we need to believe a scapegoat had to die for us before we were put right, is so removed from
Someone told me yesterday I was getting too religious and hence difficult to get along with. That certainly caused me to go look in the mirror and consider my shortcomings. I was hoping that deeper spiritual growth would mean a kinder gentler me. Obviously, this person didn’t think so. Possibly, in my pursuit of beauty, justice, truth I was becoming more legalistic and judgmental…
Possibly, in leaving everything to a higher being up there, I had become irresponsible.