It is not to say that I am someone who is faithless , nor ignorant of other's religious beliefs - on the contrary - it is to say that I chose not to subscribe to any organised religion, but to rather seek out my own spiritual path.
Having been brought up in a religious household myself, I have an innate sense of admiration for those people who have faith in an increasingly faithless world.
The season concludes with Puccini's famous Madame Butterfly, a tragedy about a Japanese girl's undying love for her faithless American husband.
In a faithless age irony is the only way to take yourself seriously, and the only way to show others that you distrust yourself enough for them to trust you.
The problem we have now is that the public expression of our religion - worship in church as a community - no longer feeds the spirit of a generation operating more and more out of a faithless culture.
Baudelaire said of him that he was the only artist who ‘in our faithless generation conceived religious pictures’.
Roman legend claims that ravens were once as white as swans and roughly the same size, but one day a raven told Apollo that Coronis whom he passionately loved, was faithless .
One contemporary version of Henry's complaint was: ‘I have nourished and promoted in my realm sluggish and wretched knaves who are faithless to their lord and suffer him to be tricked thus infamously by a low clerk.’
I never, not for a single moment, doubted how he felt about me, never worried that I'd have my heart broken again by another faithless man I'd foolishly trusted.
The treatment of faithless lovers and traitorous informers in outlaw lore suggests that not all Irish images of themselves were entirely positive.