If you have read some of my previous work, you will know that while I consider myself a spiritual person, I do not consider myself a religious person and am not so sure I believe in a God. I have read, studied, discussed and continue my "search for God." The first breakthrough was when I realized that there could be a "spiritual god", up until then only thinking in terms of a "religious god." But that is a different story.
Last week, a number of God related items cropped up AUTOMATICALLY and I ammusedly thought, "Wow, that must mean that there is a God." Here comes the tongue in cheek part.
PROOF THAT GOD EXISTS:
How come when you come across something amazing, you utter, "Oh my God!"
A popular internet response is often, "OMG!"
When you hurt yourself you scream, "God, that hurts!"
When you get angry you vent, "God damn it!"
When you see something troubling you worry, "Dear God!"
When you think of something that you hope will never happen you set up, "God forbid."
When someone sneezes you offer, "God bless you."
When you are worried or facing an extreme difficulty you pray, "God help me!"
All these utterances seem to come automatically and naturally, whether you believe in God or not.
As my therapist likes to say, "Whether you believe in God or not, God believes in you."
Often I will find some writing that speaks to me but tends towards the religious thereby turning me off. Unity's Daily Word, while using the concepts of Christ and God, as a positive based religion seems to come closest to sitting well with me. What I like to do is cross out the religious overtones, sometimes add a word or two, and see if the writing still makes sense. Here is an example: