A Matter of Faith

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It mattered not how many times he’d pressed the issue, urged she ‘see the light.’

She would not deny her own reality for his. She could not worship his Gods. His requirement of absolute adherence to ideas over facts. Over reason. Over voice.

“It’s not about facts,” he insisted, annoyed by her refusal to acquiesce. “It’s about compliance. The lesson of faith.”

“That kind of faith isn’t in my lexicon,” she said.

“Then pray on it till it is,” he turned, locked the door, left.

 

 

 

For Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Lexicon in 85 words

 

13 thoughts on “A Matter of Faith

    • Too often, and it is all too often tied right into ‘patriotism’ and ‘nationalism’ when those are distorted, all too often ‘in the name of God’ or as ‘god given rights’ (that then immediately include refusing the same rights to others …). Yeah, don’t get me started … I’m happy with anyone having what faith that gives them succor, just as long as they don’t force it on me or don’t use it to take away others’ rights for the same freedom to believe or not believe, do or not do, and so on …

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