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Psalm 14:1

You don't believe in God? 
I know God is real.

What? Huh?

In my early twenties I worked in a clothing store and from time to time I would have a conversation with one of the girls standing at the counter with me. One day we were talking about a bunch of nothing as usual when out of the blue she said she didn't believe in God. Now I wasn't a Christian yet, but occasionally I went to church. And when she said those words I just stopped mid-sentence with my mouth opened and stared at her for what seemed like hours. I couldn't believe it. I just hadn't ever met anyone who didn't believe in God and I certainly didn't knowingly work that closely with anyone. And for her to be as bold to actually say those words to me. I was speechless.

If you can imagine such a thing. 

That was then though and today I probably work with people who feel the same as that young girl. I just don't know who they are, because it never comes up. I sometimes find myself thinking back to that day and my reaction. I wonder why I reacted that way. I mean I didn't know enough to love God back then either, but not believe in Him? That was an entirely different thing. Sometimes after that conversation I would often think about what happened or didn't happen in her life that made her say those words. I wish I asked her.

Psalms 14:1 says, "The fool says, there is no God."

Who exactly was this girl?

For starters and according to the bible it was clear what she was. Yet I wanted to know what man said about her. In other words, did other possible fools also consider her a fool?

So, I decided to look up the word fool and according to, fool means:
- a silly or stupid person; a person who lacks judgment or sense.
- a person who has been tricked or deceived into appearing or acting silly or stupid.
- a weak-minded or idiotic person. 


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