How do I find my faith again?
I left the church of my youth after studying some history relating to it and its shady beginning. The religion I was born into was fundamentalist and quite strict (some call it a cult…) and I had a really hard time leaving. In order to be able to leave, I had to get into my head, do a lot of research, and intellectualize my way out.
Now I am having trouble getting out of “research” mode and back into “faith” mode when it comes to my spirituality. I believe there is a God. I truly do. But there are so many “intellectual” issues with the idea, and with the idea of the Bible being true (or any spiritual writings, for that matter!) that I can’t reconcile myself with my desire to believe.
I feel very strongly drawn to Catholicism. I have also felt drawn to Protestantism, Hinduism, Paganism, and Druidry. I know that’s a weird combination, but I just basically want the truth and am having a hard time finding it.
Does anybody have any ideas on how to get out of my head and find my faith again? Thank you in advance. :-)
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