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Rosalinda MarroquinMr. PhamWorld Religions(Block: C)December 15,2020World Religions EssayMax Miller stated, “To know just one religion is to know none”. In my opinion, Iagree with his statement because due to the various religions each one is unique, from theirtraditions to their beliefs strengthening them as a spiritual individual. Religions such asBuddhism, Hinduism, and Catholicism, etc. are important to understand and learn from becausewe can know that we don’t only have one. We have many, which helps us discover more andmore about how we live our religion in our daily lives. Religion is when people from certainparts of the world choose to believe in one God or many gods. Moreover, they practice theirreligions in various ways such as meditation, rituals, prayers, etc. Being able to understand theoutside world, gives us an insight that other spiritual people practice their religion differentlythan ours. Understanding is just a useless word until you compare it with something else. Notbeing able to understand means that you do not know what religion is.My faith(Catholic) consists of practicing certain sacraments like attending mass, going toconfession, believing in Jesus' resurrection, and praying to saints and Mary, etc. Going toconfession has influenced me in my daily life because it has strengthened my relationship withGod and knowing that God has forgiven my sins gives me the sense to do good deeds to peopleand for myself. As well as going to mass helps me learn more about the Bible and thestories/miracles that have happened in the past and helps me grow more to God. Furthermore,going to mass and in celebration of sacrifice, I receive the Eucharist the body of Christ. Which
Catholics believe that taking the Eucharist is a form of a real presence of the Body and blood ofChrist through transubstantiation. This information is based on my faith and the way I act in mydaily life is by spreading the word and being an example of a true Catholic. For example, theway I show I am a true Catholic is by sharing my experiences with people of thehardships(depression) I’ve experienced and it took patience and prayer; God was there every stepof the way. One other religion that fits into my category of practicing their religion is Buddhism.Buddhism focuses on practicing the awakening and the end of suffering for anyone who attainsit. In this case, the end of suffering can be compared to how Catholics go to confession and

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