Personal Narrative: Who Is God For You?

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Who is God for you? Ever since I was young, I was taught to go to school and at the end of the night to pray to God. So that’s what I did; I tried my hardest to get good grades in school and pray to God at night. Both of my parents are Christians. In fact most, if not all, of my family are Christians. So I was raised in a Christian household. I’ve been going to a catholic school since first grade. Personally I don’t think my faith is as strong as I want it to be and I never noticed how low my faith was until now. When I was younger, I think my faith was really good. I prayed every day, went to confession every couple months and went to church almost every Sunday. I really believed that God exists. There were times were I might’ve stopped praying for a few weeks, I probably was just becoming lazy, but I would start to pray again. But as …show more content…
Often I found myself asking “Why me?” Why was I going through so many problems, why did I feel so alone even though I was in a room full with people? So I prayed but I felt like I wasn’t getting answers. So after praying and praying but not receiving any answers I think that’s when I started to lose my fate and eventually give up on …show more content…
I just don’t know how yet. I started going to church again but I still feel distant from God. However some of the readings we’ve done in class are helping me understand God more. For example, according to St. Thomas Aquinas, God’s existence can be proved in five different ways (McGrath, 55). After reading this it showed me that God does exists. I just didn’t notice it back then. Movement is one of the five ways or proofs that show that God exists. I should’ve realized that God was around me when I saw things moving or growing because everything that moves is moved by

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