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...that she might be a sufficient reason for young Candide

and he for her


June 5th, 2001

Religion @ 02:50 am

Current Mood: contemplative

Well, I had kind of an interesting day today, in a secular sort of way...Also played a lot of Gauntlet, but that's neither here nor there...

The details of this whole thing are long, and I just went to some lengths to expound on them at a friend, which was helpful, but I lack the energy to do that in text. So understand that I'm leaving out a LOT of personal background and salient thoughts here. Basically, though, I've decided to have a go at attending the Unitarian Universalist church in my area. I think it might have a lot of merit and provide me with some things I've really been missing. For those of you who are now becoming shell shocked, I am still, without doubt, grey area, or uncertainty, an atheist. That's not likely to change in my lifetime, and you can do the math on that for yourself. But I really feel the lack of a...well...spiritual community. That's problematic for an atheist, because what I mean by spiritual community is pretty different from what a lot of people would mean. But at the same time, there's a lot that a church environment provides that you don't get elsewhere, and I've decided that there's a good chance I might be able to get those things from a UUA congregation without the strings that I would find unacceptably attached to other church settings. So I'm very hopeful, and very nervous, w.r.t. what Sunday(s) will bring. I wish I'd made this decision on a Friday, though...waiting a week to see a new idea through always irks me. But so be it.

Go see Moulin Rouge, because you CANCANCAN!
 
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From:mindfuzz
Date:June 5th, 2001 09:45 am (UTC)

Hey, if that works out for you, let me know.

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I'd be interested in hearing how this plan works out for you. I'm also atheist and I know what you mean by a lack of "spiritual community".

...that she might be a sufficient reason for young Candide

and he for her