That's funny and beautiful when you really think of it, and essential
(that God isn't present on a throne wielding power).
Thank you God for hiding, and I'm serious. (and yes I'm aware how the Atheist will jump on this like a flea to a dogs tail).
But it's true and humorous, loving, beautiful and magnificent, that God is the living light of the universe, and isn't proven, isn't in your face,
only evidenced, and thus requiring at least a degree of faith however small (the size of a mere mustardseed is sufficient to get ball rolling).
That's funny, as a joke told to the atheist, really funny. That is if but a mere inkling
is permitted according to the proper and appropriate
definition of atheism, which it is.
You don't have to "get it" either, for the truth to remain both hidden and revealed and thus a joke that's still coming at you whether you got it the
first time or not namely that you really are a child of a loving God standing as it were next to the very Godhead atop a mountain of cosmic
evolutionary history and surely it can't all have been for nought, so there's still a Great Work to perform within and among us, and that Great Work
is YOU as you really and truly are as a beloved spiritual (and thus psychological) child of God (there's no other way to describe it in terms of
origins and intentions) growing, both evolving and involving.
Or would you prefer instead (to maintain at all cost the no-God position) reduce yourself
to a mere thing
with all thoughts and
experiences occurring exclusively inside your scull (or at best within a self-imposed isolation chamber of your own subjection interpretations i.e.:
opinions and closely held "reality tunnel") in the context and framework a purely materialist-monist "reality" without intent or purpose - not
conscious i.e.: dead. Your own consciousness then is an isolate consciousness
, adrift on a lawless sea of chaos, in a meaningless existence
except what little meaning you're able to assign it, but of itself meaningless, and purposeless, aimless, directionless, devoid of intentionality as
an "arrow of progress". A fluke. A "coincidence". And then you die. And that could be true, or just maybe it doesn't get the last word (non
I think we live in a living Universe, not a dead one. It has a purpose, and it's not blind as a bat (as we can see from the moon-earth-sun
configuration evidence). In fact it appears to have "seen" or envisioned this very life even from the very beginning of time and space (or through
whatever creation since it's fully informed in eternity) with mankind intended, and a Great Work already completed and with another one yet to
perform, through us, in partnership (communion) with
God as the living Spirit of Infinite Intelligence and Infinite Light and Love and
Creativity and VISION my oh my what vision and foresight by anticipation! - that is if the by-design position is adopted as the only possible way to
interpret the data (See Page 19
for more) whether scientifically OR
meaningfully (as symbol and allegory).
edit on 27-3-2013 by NewAgeMan because: edit