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The God I See

Updated on May 15, 2013

Looking at God

The God that I envision does not go under any particular religion but rather that he is the Holy Father of all living creatures of our Universe. No matter what our shape, color, or financial status none of this matters in the eyes of our Holy Father. As he loves us all equally and unconditionally as we are all God's children.

I can't imagine the horror he must feel when he looks down to see us killing our own species as well as others with total disregard for life in general. Many have killed in the name of their so-called religious beliefs; covering their dirty deeds in a cloak stained with the blood of many innocent victims. Many of which were condemned to death for practising their religious beliefs within certain societies where their particular religious beliefs had been banded.

I have always been amazed by people who on one hand are praying to their god or gods and the next they are off to kill some heathens! Many of these dreaded acts were done all in the name of their holy leaders or leader. I am sure the Holy Father is appalled by the horrors we are inflicting not only on each other but also towards other creatures and plants that share our home (Planet Earth).

We are starting to come apart at the seams with natural disasters; wars amongst ourselves; we are running out of time! Maybe all the natural disasters are happening because God is venting his discontent with us. I'm sure he is not happy at the total disregard we seem to have towards each other and the world we live in.

We must really try to start uniting as one; finding ways to fix our world before there is nothing left to fix. I believe the Holy Father would rather see us giving each other a hand in trying to restore some of the damage we have done; rather than in hand-to-hand combat all in the name of religion!

I was raised in the Roman Catholic faith but when I became an adult I chose my own way of expressing my belief in God. I chose to express my love and belief in God in my own way rather than the rituals of a good Roman Catholic.

Religion is man made it is also well known that there is big money in religion. I am not saying that all use their religious choice as a way of making profit or financial gain. Unfortunately there is many that do use the cloak of religion to acquire their ill gotten gains.

I believe God wants us to treat others the way we want to be treated. I know this sounds pretty simple but it works for me! I know God loves me no matter where or how I pray to him.

God Our Savior!

Do you believe in God?

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    • Pamela-anne profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from Miller Lake

      Thanks so much Sweet Epistles for your kind response to my hub I believe god is good we on the other hand need some work that were the prayers come in! God bless.

    • Sweet Epistles profile image


      7 years ago from From the Heart of God

      I like this hub lot. Faith comes from hearing and hearing the Word of God. Believe what you feel about God, and how He wants us to treat others, but most of all, live the way God wants us to live as a living testimony of His goodness and mercy.

      God bless you.

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      Dora Weithers 

      7 years ago from The Caribbean

      Maintaining your connectedness with God is important. Keep the faith. I appreciate your hub.

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      Mary Kelly Godley 

      7 years ago from Ireland

      Like you I was raised as a Roman Catholic and unfortunately the total hypocricy that they have subjected us to over the years has pretty much turned me off religion completely. Sometimes I still find myself wondering about God but a lot of the time I find it hard to come to terms with him being there at all these days. I agree with you that so many of the wars over the centuries have been caused because of differing religious beliefs and that Jesus did not advocate the commercialism we see in religion today and would be appalled if he visited any holy shrine and saw all the market stalls and the blatant commercialism of God. Every religion today is big business and to me that makes me cynical i.e. is religion just another means of selling a story for profit? I don't know either way but am always open to varying opinions on the topic. Thanks for article.

    • teacherjoe52 profile image


      7 years ago

      Hi Pamela.

      Very true.

      Live by the Golden rule is best and I prefer to think of prayer as talking with my most beloved.

      God bless you.

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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 

      7 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you for sharing your thoughts on God. It certainly brightened up my morning:)

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      Eric Dierker 

      7 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Pamela-Anne thanks for a good message. I preach "do on to others as you would have them do onto you." But here is a light hearted comment I always remind my youth about. "doing onto others does not mean buying your Mom a baseball glove for mother's day." It is a silly fun notion, but it drives home the point that to be good to another, one must first know the other.

      These hubpages let us begin to know others in a sincere and deep way, Hubs like your are fantastic to allow us to see other points of view and to get to know our neighbor -- Thanks

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      Dave Mathews 

      7 years ago from NORTH YORK,ONTARIO,CANADA

      My God is a God of love who treats every human with love and respect.

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      Dave Mathews 

      7 years ago from NORTH YORK,ONTARIO,CANADA

      Pamela: Thank you. Most of what you say here makes perfect sense. I do understand.

      The "Church" begun by Jesus, which became known as Christianity taking upon itself not just the Name of "Christ" but his teachings and beliefs. To hide or shun away from association with like minded "Christians" is wrong. We all need association and communication with Other Christians. This is imperative for our growth in Christ.

      Choose a denomination of church, where you feel comfortable with their dogmatic teachings, making certain that it is scripturally correct and begin associating with that church, it matters not their denomination.

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      Martin Kloess 

      7 years ago from San Francisco

      Amen, thank you.

    • Pamela-anne profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from Miller Lake

      Hi Larry your insight is so amazing you have such a creative way of expressing yourself; I look up to you as a fellow writer and respect your point of view. Please stay connected and God Bless!

    • Pamela-anne profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from Miller Lake

      Thanks to everyone for your support of my hub; take care and stay connected!

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      Larry Wall 

      7 years ago


      Your Hub is excellent and right on point. It does not really matter what faith you follow if you believe in the existence of God, the sacrifices of Jesus our savior and the expectations as explained at several places in the scriptures.

      I chose to be a Roman Catholic, after being raised as a Baptist. You are right. It is not necessary to worship in an opulently decorated church. Most of the newer Roman Catholic churches have a much more reserved look. However, the churches that were built in the past do not have to be ignored. The architecture, be it simple or opulent does not matter, no more than if you have read the Bible cover to cover or not. As you said, it is having respect for our fellow man.

      Some say that God is punishing us. I do not think that. Too many innocent people are being hurt by natural disasters for me to accept that. I think our earth is undergoing changes--changes that do impact people. Remember, those lives that are being taken from this earth are going to a better place, if they have accepted God.

      Again you are right, we must start coming together. We must work to end oppression, neglect, abuse, genocide and other things. God gave us a planet that has undergone countless changes over the years and will continue to do so.

      We can pray that those disasters come to an end. More importantly, we can pray that people learn to live together, to accept differences of opinions, but work to achieve to goal of seeing that all people are treated humanely and have the basic human rights that we all take for granted.

      Do not despair or lose hope. I do not think the end is near. I think we are getting a wakeup call. Now all we have to do is stop hitting the snooze button and work to help. Each person can help in his own way. There was a television commercial for an insurance company not too long ago which showed how one act of kindness by one person affected so many people in the course of a day. Each of us need to perform that one act of kindness each day, helping a neighbor, holding the elevator door open, giving up a seat on the bus, giving directions, catching someone before they trip and fall, all these little things tend to multiply. We will not solve the world problems in a day, a week or perhaps even in our lifetime. But we can start today.

    • Pamela-anne profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from Miller Lake

      Thanks for sharing your view and support of my hub slcockerham. take care and stay connected.

    • Pamela-anne profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from Miller Lake

      I find myself glad that I don't get my local news because I find most of it depressing; thanks Faith for your kind support of my hub.

    • Pamela-anne profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from Miller Lake

      Thanks so much for your kind words of support whonunuwho love the name and yes I wanna know! take care.

    • Pamela-anne profile imageAUTHOR


      7 years ago from Miller Lake

      Thanks everyone for you support of my hub.

    • slcockerham profile image


      7 years ago from Tallahassee, Florida

      Hey Pam, Great hub expressing your views of God. I believe that he revealed himself fully in the Bible and Jesus Christ. We all have seen the problems with many organized religions, God didn't create the problems, man did. I do believe that their is one truth revealed in Jesus.

    • FaithWriter30 profile image


      7 years ago from Georgia

      This is beautiful Pam! Growing up Christian, I've been conditioned to follow that moral code and doctrine, but it wasn't until I grew older that I began what it truly means to walk with God. Our perspective pans from our earthly view and around, but God sees all from His standpoint. Not only is He looking at the horrors of our world as you insighfully put it, but he also sees the evil intent of the human heart. I couldn't imagine having that job. Watching the news wears me out and I can easily turn it off when it gets to me but God watches our chaos constantly. Lovely Hub, keep it up. :)

    • whonunuwho profile image


      7 years ago from United States

      I enjoyed your message and appreciate what you had to say about your faith in God.


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