My Philosophy On Our Philosophy Essays

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Today we were asked to write a letter to our future selves about our philosophy on life. I’ve always thought I understood what I felt strongly about in life, but this paper has made me do some deep thinking. I’ve decided to focus on some main themes of my philosophy individually. These themes include religion, family, relationships and appreciating life in general.
Religion is something that has always been very important to me. I’ve been raised in a strong Christian household and have continued to grow in my relationship with God throughout my life. When I was younger the concept of God actually scared me a little. Hearing people talk about a God that hated people because they were gay or a God that sent people who committed suicide to Hell made me very sad. I didn’t quite understand how I could feel so much love from a God that could be so cruel. When I was 16, my best friend committed suicide and these harmful ideas flew into my brain. I had nightmares of my best friend being engulfed in flames for weeks. It made me quite depressed and for a while I wasn’t sure what I believed in. It took some time but eventually the thoughts just subsided without a true answer or ending. A few months after my best friend had passed, I met Rami. Rami was a mutual friend and we met when my friend, Amber, and I went to Wolf Pen to fly kites. We ended up bonding very quickly and we hung out almost every day. About two weeks after we met, we went to the park late at night and began to talk…

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