Happy… Easter, Pascha, Passover, Ramadan. Happy Nothing.
It’s that time of year, many of us who are testing the faith find ourselves partaking in those traditional religious festivities symbolic with struggle, death, resurrection, and re-birth. And yet again, we have come full circle.
Shed your layers, For winter’s cycle has passed.”G. Kourtesiotis, 2017
I am your Greek-Canadian kid raised Christian-Orthodox
Growing up, it was the typical occurrence to find myself in church on Sundays like most good pupils of the faith. Similar to most of the children I grew up with, I was sleeplessly dragged to Sunday service by my grandparents in the name of faith, less so much by mom and dad.
Growing older, I slowly discovered the ability to make choices for myself, in which case, I found myself falling out of the religion I was indoctrinated with.
This took some time of course. Simply put however, I was unsatisfied with any answers to my increasing questions of faith.
Shut up, don't ask stupid questions! [insert Greek accent]Continue reading “Testing Faith: A Desperate Scramble Without Balls.”