"Hey man, just wanted to send you a thanks. Since we became friends on here, idk how long ago, I have read your posts on religion. Having been raised by a strict southern baptist mother, i was a bit brain washed growing up. Although i never really practiced religion after middle school, if you would have asked me i would have said i was a Christian, because that was the only acceptable answer as far as i was concerned(did i say brain washed). About two years ago i started to let my mind become open and unbiased, and so started my reality check. I finally looked in the mirror one day and it was like POOF! i cant believe i actually fell for this bullshit. Now i could go on forever about why my mind was changed, but you already know the answer to that. Anyway thanks bro, keep it real."Like I said, very touching. This is exactly what I have hoped to achieve by discussing religious irrationality on both this blog and my Facebook account, so to know that I have done it even just for one person makes it all worthwhile.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
There is nothing more satisfying than knowing that you truly helped someone else improve their life. That is the feeling I had when I woke up this morning to find a truly heart-warming note in my inbox on Facebook. I am keeping the friend who sent me this note anonymous, but I felt so touched by the fact that I was able to help this guy that I had to share his story. Here is the message he sent me: