Neglecting Religion : Family Trips Essay

1096 Words Oct 19th, 2016 5 Pages
Neglecting Religion

Family trips, vacations and roadtrips are always a fun thing to do with family. Even if it’s just going out of town for the day, going camping for the weekend or even leaving the State or Country for a few days or weeks. When going on these trips, you usually expect the best of it and don’t seem to think of the negatives, like something terrible happening. I myself have been on family vacation and roadtrips many times before. My family and I always have a great time when going on these trips and never expect or try to think of anything bad happening. Before heading off we like to say a prayer for the road just to feel more secured. Many others have different ways in showing their religious faith, some loose track of their religion faith when they start to question the power and holiness of god.

Why is that when something bad is happening to someone we seem to have more faith in god than ever? But when things are great we easily forget to give thanks and forget to appreciate god more than ever. Some say that you’re faith comes when you need god the most because that is when you are asking for help. In the story by O 'Connor, he explains that the grandmother was in so much fear that she had lost her voice. “She opened and closed her mouth several times before anything came out. Finally she found herself saying, “Jesus, Jesus,” meaning, Jesus will help you, but the way she was saying it, it sounded as if she might be cursing.” The…

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