Greg's Credo

I believe that God is the mother and father of all living things. 
I do not believe that God is vengeful or wrathful.

I believe that God gave us a mind so that we could make our own decisions.
I do not believe that God gave us a fate that is set in stone.

I believe that being a good Christian means living as Christ lived.
I do not believe that being a good Christian means you receive communion once a week.

I believe that the Bible is a book of faith and can teach us many valuable things.
I do not believe that the Bible is an accurate history book.

I believe that having faith means believing in something you cannot touch.
I do not believe that faith is futile.

I believe that life is a journey.
I do not believe that life should be effortless.

I believe that my faith helps me affirm my belief in an afterlife.
I do not believe that death is the end of my journey.

I believe that when we die we live on in the memory of others.
I do not believe that we sleep eternally.

I believe that money and material good shows how successful we are.
I do not believe that it is right.

I believe that I should be treated as a human being despite my disability.
I do not believe that I should be treated as a "special" person.

I believe that everyone should be given equal rights.
I do not believe that one group of people should have superiority over another.

I believe that people of privilege are responsible for helping those in need.
I do not believe in giving handouts to those who can earn their own living.

I believe that the ultimate goal in life should be to enlighten yourself.
I do not believe that the ultimate goal is to become wealthy in money.

- Gregory Marzolf, Jr. (1998)
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