I think religion can be a wonderful thing. It can inspire people to live their lives a better way, to be kinder to their fellow man, and to strive to be as good and moral as possible. Some of the mothers that I respect the most are deeply spiritual people who are guided in every move by their faith. They don’t just talk a good game; they live their beliefs every day.
I also think that religion can be a detriment in the hands of the wrong person. I’m not just talking about the big picture thing like the various holy wars of history. (Remember the Crusades?) Nor am I talking about the martyring of people like Sir Thomas More and Anne Askew. I’m talking about the every day average hypocrite. [Read more…]