Jesus is just alright with me..
Today in America I know we have a sense of personal management. That we should be tolerant of each others individual management styles and that we should learn to mold our selves to them likewise- like we are all fast food restaurants with sweaty hairneted slave drivers pressing the burgers of our souls. Be more accepting be less accepting the customer is always right but spit in the mayonnaise glob before you send it out. I like this quote:
I'm not arguing for relativism, but humility. Objective truth exists, but our human ability to discern it is limited. In fact, Truth is not a set of ideas—it's a person. Jesus said, "I am the way and the truth and the life." We only know Truth as much as we know Christ.
That is why becoming Orthodox Christian is best. It is in the name of Jesus that we find strength at any time. It is on the lips of martyrs as they die at the hands of deceived men. It is in the name of Jesus that we feel hope. It is on the door of our hearts even when we give in to the pressure and stage dive into the culture fall on the floor and get trampled. Not everybody sees Him that way and that is the best part of it. That is how we know as Christians that we are right that is how we can be hypocritical to on one hand feed and the other hold a knife – metaphorically that is.
We have the assurance of Salvation a true salvation the kind that is eternal, a bringing closer to God but only in as much as we are willing to accept it. To forgive the other first and to trust, to release the fear and desire for the comforts of this life for the real Comforter. It is to hard. Hard to accept that our God became a man staying one in essence died and rose again that His Spirit dwells within us.
We evolved over billions of years but are each created at the moment of our conception through an imperfect and often selfish and self-obsessed act. It is out of so many choices so much an abundance of distractions that we are called. If we are lucky we hear if we are lucky someone else hears for us and helps. We Christians need Jesus more than ever what he says about how to live our lives is so relevant. We need the belief in the resurrection and the life of the world to come because this one has such expensive gasoline these days.