Leaping into the Abyss of Absurdity (also known as Faith)

Kai leaping off the rocks at Waimea Beach--same place I love to watch 40 foot waves during the winter.

During freshman “Intro to Philosophy” I learned that Kierkegaard described faith as a leap into the abyss of absurdity.  Yes!  That's what it feels like, I thought to myself.  Ever since choosing to follow Jesus at age 3 because I heard believing in him meant I’d never have to die and that sounded like a good deal to me, I had struggled between  deeply hoping God actually existed and science with its rational worldview.I experienced many “atheistic” moments where an invisible yet omniscient, … [Read more...]


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