The Faith or Faith Itself

“Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” – Yeshua

Preposterous you might add! How can we move a mountain from one place to another? Here is one alternative approach: Let us say that the mountain is abundantly filled with precious jewels from top to bottom. Now then, how easy would it be for man to remove every single stone in order to attain the treasure in full? In this day and age quite efficiently, so from this perspective, once we believe that something is highly valuable, the impossible becomes possible.

No new ventures would take place without someone initially believing in its vision. Once we come to work in unity with others who possess the same purpose, the sky is the limit, as the saying goes. Where two or three are gathered in the name of love, it becomes much easier to remove mountainous obstacles.

The world is filled with extraordinary events and people who have broken the boundaries in all areas of life. Often we resist the principles that enable such breakthroughs and sometimes will even use severe steps to oppose its theory & application, but in time, as these ideas become actualized and ingrained into society, many come to take for granted the things that once existed solely as faith and thus become desensitized to the wonder of miracles.

There is a potential destructive side to faith. A sort of faith that can be rendered as dogmatic, authoritative & dictatorial; a system of beliefs that must be adhered too or else the adherent may lose their group standing and suffer additional consequences. This supposed facet of faith can be rather troublesome for all, especially if the subscribers should resort to extreme measures to subjugate the hearts and minds of others.

In the associated video above, the writer presents a very rich imagery to convey a bastardization of faith; a somewhat dualistic version that even renders love itself as something worn out by time and no longer relevant to the mainstream goals of humankind. However there is truth to be ascertained in its absurdity and a beauty that draws our imagination pass the facade of cult-ural duplicity. May those with ears to hear discern the meaning of this poem – The Faith by Leonard Cohen – in its most rarified & simplest form…

Love & light,

JY

 

About Jason Youngman

An explorer of volition and soul, a song under a night sky and a dream that forever yearns to be.
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12 Responses to The Faith or Faith Itself

  1. JC says:

    Good song and playing too… jc—

  2. Wow! I was sitting on a beach, late night, next to the bonfire waiting for more songs 🙂

  3. That was really nice Jason – relaxing to watch the sun like that and the music is perfect! Thanks for reminding us how important faith is and how it can move mountains! I’m begining to think that we appreciate how much faith means as we get older. At least it has for me. Thanks for the wonderful post!

  4. Wow! That example of how faith can move mountains is profound. Thinking about the treasures that about even in difficult situation should ignite faith.

    Thanks for sharing, sir.

  5. Dot says:

    I appreciate your writing and the introspective, self-composed mind behind it. As new comer to WP, I gratefully came across your site not long after getting on board, and have been trying to catch up on some reading here, every now and then. This is one of my favorites.

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