Spirit of Truth and BS Meters

cth: "…for me, the initial and most important thing was to know the Truth."

Me, too, I'd say. But then, I've never been very beautiful or good, so I figure, handle what one can. :)

The Spirit of Truth is to "guide us into all truth," Hard to discern its leading, insofar as he does not speak of himself. I'm not sure what the relationship is between that Spirit and the "BS meter," but it seems to me that as a child I developed a good sense of what is right and what is not. (I had good reasons to become aware like that.) A child can have a strong sense of justice and fairness and even logical consistency, before it's beaten out of them. In my quest for the truth about God, I was fortunate to have people who gave me answers which served me well when I was young, and found satisfaction in more expanded answers when my I was older and my questions grew more complicated. One can't find Truth in theology, but what little faith I might have needed a solid grounding.

I've always felt that the Spirit of Truth must have been involved, that day back in my college years when I first read the Gospels through. I've never doubted the reality of Jesus since.

But, now that I've nailed the Truth, I am trying to be a lot more appreciative of every little bit of beauty in the world. @@