My philosophy on religion is that you don’t have to go to church to
believe in God. You can talk Him any place or any time. I believe that
when you are in a quiet, serene place like the beach listening to the waves,
or gazing up at the stars in the sky, or up in the mountains smelling the
wonderful pine trees, God is all around you.
When I was little, I used to go to Sunday school and did lots of
religious activities and learned songs, prayers, and poems. The prayer that
was my favorite was, “Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul
to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take.” My
favorite song was, “Jesus Loves Me.” I’m sure that both are still being
taught to young children today.
I would also like to learn more about different religions in the world.
I think it would be interesting to learn other people’s cultures and beliefs.
Next year when I go to Paradise Valley Community College, I’m taking a
class called “World Religion.” Some of my friends practice different
religions than I do, and I think it will be very interesting to learn more about
I am a Christian, which is the world’s largest religion. I believe God
has a reason for everything He does, even if we don’t understand it. For instance, when a loved one passes away, God has a reason why it was that
person’s time to go. Also, I believe God looks out for us; for example,
when I get out of a situation that could have been potentially disastrous, I
always say, “Thank God” after its over; I say that because I believe He was
looking out for me. I believe everyone has a guardian angel or two helping
to keep us safe. I believe my grandparents are my guardian angels.
In conclusion, I believe that religion, spirituality, and faith are
personal beliefs, and that everyone is entitled to worship in his or her own
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