"God is beyond our imagination. Every comparison, even with father or mother, limps. Saint Augustine said, ‘God is not what you imagine or think you understand. If you understand God, you have failed.' The God we believe in is outside space and time, and surpasses all that we can conceive. " - From Sacred Space, an Irish Catholic site I frequent, despite the fact I was raised Methodist, lived most of my adult baptist, attending a Presbyterian church.