The word believe means to have conﬁdence and faith in the truth. To believe in
something doesnʼt en anything if you do not put it to use. Referring to an old country
song, “You have to believe in something are youʼll fall for anything.” What if you donʼt
know what is right or wrong then you will soak up everything you hear and see, but all
things are not good to take in. This means that you need to know what you believe in.
In the rest of my paper I will talk about faith is an ongoing journey; what I believe in, and
how society can misguide our beliefs.
The journey of faith is a hard, but well needed. A time when my faith suffered was
last year toward the middle of 8th grade. I was focusing so much on my grades and
graduating into high school that my faith became the last thing on my mind. The next
time I went to Mass people were handing out these sign up sheets for perpetual
adoration. I had no clue what that was or if I was even old enough to join, but I took a
risk and signed up for it any ways. The ﬁrst two months it was just me and Jesus, and it
was great. Even though going to adoration every week is a really big commitment I
knew that God wanted me to do this to become closer to him.
What I believe in is a really hard question to answer. I am Catholic so I believe
that Jesus Christ, Godʼs only son, saved us from death by dieing on a cross so our sins
would be forgiven. I also believe in eternal life which was given to us by Christʼs death.
It is hard to believe in this because you have to accept that there is a higher power
which created and designed you. A way that makes me have faith that God is real is
what saint Thomas Aquinas wrote a book on. This was that for the worl to be able to
“move” or be able to have life there must be an unmoved mover. This means that
something or some on had to not be created, but the creator, “the mover”, and that
being is God Our Father.
Society makes it very hard to have faith in God because they give off a certain
image that they think people should be which not the right one is. For example when
you walk through a store you probably see magazines with materialistic stories that can
turn you way from God. Society thinks that killing babies is ok, that a teen getting
pregnant is ok, and these are just a few. Even though all these thing are wrong people
still do the because they donʼt want to be an outcast. Who ever reads this, please keep
your faith strong. In conclusion faith is a hard thing to keep working at to make stronger,
but you need to do it to become closer to God. Also donʼt let our society crumble your
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