The Best Religion
A religion of just being kind would be a pretty good religion, don’t you
But a religion of kindness and useful effort is nearly a perfect
We used to think it was a man’s belief concerning a dogma that would fix
his place in eternity. This was because we believed that God was a
grumpy, grouchy old gentleman, stupid, touchy and dictatorial. A really
good man would not damn you even if you didn’t like him, but a bad
As our ideas of God changed, we ourselves changed for the better. Or, as
we thought better of ourselves we thought better of God. It will be
character that locates our place in another world, if there is one, just
as it is our character that fixes our place here.
We are weaving character every day, and the way to weave the best
character is to be kind and to be useful.
THINK RIGHT, ACT RIGHT; IT IS WHAT WE THINK AND DO THAT MAKE US WHAT WE
I agree with the author on the subject of character.