What are people doing when they say they are worshipping? Worship is the praise of God and one’s beliefs. Worship is a set of actions that are set forth to proclaim how a person feels regarding God or any thing a person looks highly upon.
Every religion has customs that define it and keep it separate from all other religions. Many major religious groups share traditions and worship in similar ways. Stating that, worshiping with Brookland has influenced many issues in my life. We all know the horror stories about being forced to go to church each and ever Sunday, and there are so many teens that see going to church as an inconvenience, but why do we look at it that way? Could it be because we don’t understand the concept? Maybe it’s because we think Sunday is our “sleep day” to catch up on the loss of sleep from the rest of the week. There are a lot of teens that enjoy church because they understand the concept, or because that is the only place they feel that they can be themselves. I can honestly say that I have been on both sides of this spectrum. I was once a teen who decided that every Sunday would be a day to sleep instead of a day to worship. Now, however, Sunday’s are the days that I get up out of bed at 9:00 and I go to church. I’m sure you’re thinking, why on earth would she want to get up so early just to go to church to sing some stupid songs and listen to some boring man preach? Well, for me… it’s therapy for my soul and for my life.
Things have a weird way of happening to me when I least expect them, and the role of church in my life is definitely one of those weird things. I came to a point in my life about a couple of days ago where everything was going wrong and I wasn’t sure what to do. My friendships were fading, my personal life wasn’t the best it could have been, and I definitely needed to reevaluate my lifestyle. Just when I thought that nothing could go right, along came this thing called...