Leave a comment

Faces of God


One God, many faces.
One family, many races.
One truth, many paths.
One heart, many complexions.
One light, many reflections.
One world, many imperfections.
ONE.
We are all one,
But many.

~Suzy Kassem

When I look at the cosmos, the earth, my fingerprint, the smile of a child, I sense the divine. These daily miracles plant me firmly at the end of the continuum that believes God exists. It takes far more faith to believe as an atheist than it does as a theist. The array of religions to which man has prostrated over the millennia tells me we, as a people, are primarily deists. But, why are there so many paths to God?

Is it possible God has appeared to humanity countless times over the ages and each religion is but a leaf on the tree of God? Perhaps God becomes revelation at junctures in history when humanity has deviated from the designated path and needs a course correction, when man needs a beacon of holy light in a dark world, when humanity needs hope for a better future?

Is it possible God revealed himself to Moses in the burning bush because the Israelites needed relief from the oppressive Egyptian regime? It is possible God revealed herself in Jesus because the Jewish establishment chose laws over love? Is it possible God revealed himself to Muhammad because the children of Ismael, ostracized by the children of Jacob, needed a destiny?

Perhaps God keeps showing her face to man, must repeatedly shows his face to woman because humanity easily forgets. Perhaps the problems society suffers are rooted in man covering the face of God with our own and begin believing man is God. We then forget the essence of God is love. We forget there is one God and we are all children of the same parent and succumb to exclusion, to wall building.

We are at a juncture in history where society is becoming increasingly fractured along religious lines. If God shows again, will we recognize her divine spirit or are we too buried in our own self-importance, our need to create God in our own image to hear his message?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Plants and Beyond

Green Plants Based Living and Gardening

emotionspassion.com

Emotional musings- emotionspassion@gmail.com

World Traveller

The most fascinating places every world traveller must visit.

The Broad Spectrum Life

Exploring Rhymes, Reasons, and Nuances of Our World

ABnormal

Travel / Experiences / Adventure

Sunyar Unseen India

Explore unexplored India

LEYTE TOURIST SPOT

Discover the beauty of Leyte Tourist Spot with MARSDENISSE Travel and Tours

roads bel travelled

Exploring open roads without breaking the bank

Cookie Vagabond

The offbeat travel blog with slow-paced travel and visa on NRI Indian passport

Everydayhero

life & travel / vida & viajes

Kelsey Schmitt

Travel & Lifestyle

The Bibliofile

Book Reviews, Books, Bestsellers, Literary Fiction

A Letter From Lou

Who loves to travel...

Best regards from far,

Travel inspirators: eclectic content, illuminating articles, inspiring photos.

lollietalk

The thing is...

Other Side of the Mountains

Travel. Taste. Teach.

wild life weeks

your weekly nature and travel blog

%d bloggers like this: