But it seems to turn out that I'm always the more tolerant one. I was never confirmed in any church, and my parents let me find my own way. Somehow we ended up talking about religion, and since I tried to avoid talking about it, she probably suspected something and asked me if I believed in god, I told her that I didn't actually knew in order to reduce the imminent impact to the relationship and that I didn't believe in church cause of the whole bunch of business behind it and told her, that I wasn't generalizing so that her parents church wouldn't be entirely in the group of churches I was talking about and the whole bunch of lies uncovered in the last few years. My father was raised Jewish and my mother was raised Christian. I was simply raised to be a good, moral person. It seems to me the main issue is practical: where will you meet such a person? Bodies of three workmen taken as hostages from a factory which went on strike.
Now my dad is a baal tshuva, and his mom never cared who i dated. It was at times a hard decision, and came with lots of tearful prayer and subsequent spiritual growth! This has also been a topic of derision for some of his family who don't like the holiday? By virtue of you marrying and procreating with her, you are contributing to expanding the Jewish religion. I felt it was disingenuous for me to make empty pledges to posture as Jewish to replicate his upbringing. Maybe it's how you feel towards Minions. I believe he was on the verge of the final level of certification when he was travelling on a plane, and the plane hit really bad turbulence.
I love some of the handfasting vows. When you think of the definition of xenophobia it reminds me of the orthodox Jewish world. And when someone does something that's different than what we have chosen, but do it in their best attempt at being faithful, we have the job to support their efforts to follow God, rather than to tear them down. I thought it was rather a cheek then to have held that over my head for years! It can be a lot of hard work and study though admittedly not as much these days. Love does not live in a box, we put it in a box with all sorts of boundaries. You probably had a hard time trying to find a date that will not bring up religion. We don't have kids, and we get along like many couples who tolerate each other do: Believe it or not 16 years I was more of an agnostic because I didn't really give the existence of God much of a thought only that his existence made no sense to me.
I think you're right about his motivations for wanting these things are not because he's a devoted Catholic, which makes the ritual seem pretty hollow and self-serving to me. What I have told people is this: I have prayed and prayed a lot about marrying him and God has given me a peace about it. It was probably just a result of camp goggles. What works for you now may not work for others and I think you are minimizing the potential pitfalls. And she was raised with equal exposure to both dogmas.
Same goes for your secular husband who wants Jewish kids. And that it is a beautiful thing to be surprised by love. One thing that really helped me on this front is reading 1 Corinthians 8, where Paul talks about the contentious issue of eating food that had been sacrificed to idols. I've been in venice by michelle kessous, louis an allegation that way to make it is the best dating orthodox judaism. Or, you can wait until your children turn 13 to have a bar mitzvah, or let them decide their religion when they turn 18. Whether you are looking for a romance or a casual date, no matter because our members are open to any possibility.
We don't believe it is our job to put our marriage, life, family, or even our future children into a spiritual mold that has to be filled a certain way. I like the idea that we're building our ceremony around ourselves, the unit we are creating is going to be reflected in it. It sickens me that this shikse has so little respect for Judaism that she would pervert the conversion for personal reasons and not for religious ones. Now, at age 23, I look back am glad I had the upbringing not for religion's sake, but for the sake of my own identity. You can't just pick one off the shelf at Costco. You are not a believer but an intelligent, rational person who questions the world and widespread beliefs. I have my kids in a Jewish school for two reasons: because it can inculcate a sense of identity on a daily basis more effectively than I can…but, just as importantly, because it happens to be directly across the street from us.
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What makes the news is the religious rotten apples, not the thousands of ordinary people of faith who quietly live out their faith in ways that are positive and peaceful. I just wish it were simpler sometimes. Religion is an intensely personal decision. I wish there were a way for people to talk to their younger selves from the future, how different our decisions might be, how many fewer regrets. Chances are, my family knows them too. My next wedding will be decidedly less religious. It's really tough because most girls my age just don't have the philosophical acumen to even understand where I'm coming from.