Further musings on what a faith beyond beliefs might look like:
Jesus said: “If you have faith, you can say to this mountain “Move.” And it will move.”
Confucius said: “The man who moves mountains begins by carrying away small stones.”
I haven’t seen anyone speak mountains into a new location.
But what if . . .
instead of feeling despair in my comfort, wealth, and education,
instead of curling up in a hopeless ball wishing I could un-know the reality
that plagues so much of this world,
instead of feeling alone, little, and powerless
in this dark, brutal, terrifying but beautiful and hope-filled world,
instead of forgetting,
instead of pretending,
what if . . .
I join the movement of mountain movers.
One person alone is powerless.
A movement of people can make things happen,
change the course of history.
And a movement of people connected to God’s heartbeat
for every person,
maybe this is the mountain-moving faith that can shake the very foundations of this world.