streaks across my psychedelic sky

My Dad’s Two Cents

Posted on: October 31, 2005

Mom told Dad my decision. He took it well, she said. But he did make a comment, and I couldn't help but smile sheepishly.

Didn't she make a comment about Mimi converting to another religion because she (Mimi) was a Child of Mary (COM) member in high school?

Indeed, I made such a comment more than 5 years ago. I think. I am not sure. But I didn't question the reason why my aunt converted. I simply wondered why because she was the more religious among us.

I don't profess to be religious. I am more spiritual than religious. Precisely because I had questions that my theology professors, religion teacher and even my parish priest could not answer. They simply chalked it up to a teenager or young adult asking questions which they ignored simply because they didn't have the answers. Or maybe they did have the answers but I didn't understand them. Maybes. What ifs. It is all in the past now.

Nevertheless, my father's comment made me realize that years ago, I was too quick with my tongue. I hope this is something that does not hold true now.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Archives

Blog Stats

  • 18,706 hits
October 2005
S M T W T F S
« Aug   Nov »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  
%d bloggers like this: