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Doubting Thomas

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Some days I miss God.

As a child, I had absolute faith.  I was raised in the ubiquitous New England, Congregational church.  I was confirmed at thirteen, and taught Sunday school along side my grandmother from the time I was twelve.  I had my own class by  fourteen. For my entire freshman year of high school,  I didn’t miss one Sunday of church.  I played the Angel Gabriel in the Christmas pageant. I gave children’s sermons in front of full congregations.  I was a councilor at an affiliated church camp.  I read the Bible, both testaments, word for word.  I can still recite the names of  books of the New Testament in order, and can tell you just about every parable and bible story. Read the rest of this entry