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I like how BBT described a silent revolution in chapter 3 that she saw in others and said she experienced. She shared her student’s words, “Not about changing my religion, but the way that I look at things.” Looking more closely at both other religions and our own can give us a new perspective and help us be a better (fill in the blank) as the Dalai Lama told his visitor Kevin.
There are different things that I admire about others religions and even other Christian denominations. I have always liked the sense of awe that I find in many Catholic services and places of worship. Taize worship has been meaningful when I have gone to it. We do not use a liturgy in the Seventh-day Adventist church and that has interested me. My Buddhist friends have inspired me with their peaceful demeanor and way of handling challenges. I love the outdoors and the Native American connection to the earth is something that I would like to experience more. Chanting from different traditions is something I have enjoyed hearing.