1. We often find ourselves with people who have a different perception of life than we do. And we often note that “Perception is reality.” If this is true, is it truly possible to have helpful conversation with people about life as a blessing, when all they see is the world stacked against them?
2. Thomas Jefferson saw the offering of thanksgiving to God, in the form of a national holiday, as inappropriate in a nation who operates, theoretically at least, with the principle of the separation of church and state. Do you think he had/has a valid point?
3. Who are people that have inspired you to see life as a blessing? Are their people who you have inspired to do the same?
November 12, 2017
Discussion on Gun Control
November 5, 2017
"This I Believe"
What do you believe and why?
How do you engage others in thoughtful conversations about your beliefs and their beliefs? Challenge: Do this more often! It’s great to hear and learn from one another.
How can you believe in something without having firm proof that it is real? Is it foolish to believe in things we can’t see?
What is God to you?
What is the most important thing about your faith? What is the most important thing about your faith community? Why are you a part of SCC? If you are willing to share, Shannon would especially be interested in hearing your answer to this question!