Wednesday, April 2, 2008

My favorite tree

Just went running while listening to the NPR podcast speaking of faith. It was on creeds and you can listen to it here. Do I have a creed? There are hundreds of Christian creeds. I think mine is probably the Jesus creed that says "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul and all your mind, and love your neighbor as yourself" and perhaps trees at dusk.
The into. to the podcast says: "For many modern Americans, the very idea of reciting an unchanging creed, composed centuries ago, is troublesome. But, Jaroslav Pelikan, who died on May 13, 2006, was a scholar who devoted his life to exploring the vitality of ancient theology and creeds. He insisted that even modern pluralists need strong statements of belief."

4 comments:

Cheryl said...

I like the Jesus Creed to, but I find a quote from Gandhi is much closer to my heart... "Be the change you wish to see in the world."

~Deb said...

Love God with all your heart - that is the biggest commandment along with love thy neighbor.

Sometimes the easiest commandments are the hardest to achieve for some.

Dawn said...

Galatians 3:28
“There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”

Only humans determine catagories and labels, but God does not.. something to aspire to.

titration said...

Wow this is fun. I like knowing about all your creeds. Thanks for sharing!