Reaching God is a desire treasured and a dream nourished by many. Young men join seminaries and women monasteries even from their teens with the ardent desire to reach God. Some wander away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to forests and deserts embracing solitude and spend the rest of their lives in meditation in their quest to reach God. Massive conventions are held and millions of preachers struggle hard to drive the people into the right road to reach God.
Gorgeous cathedrals, lavishly furbished Temples, Mosques and minarets adorned with precious metals and other pompusly decorated worship places proclaim their thirst to reach God. People of different religions try to destroy one another to prove others are wrong in their pursuit to reach God. People of the same religion massacre each other to establish that their path is the right one to reach God. Ecclesiastical leaders plunder their sheep and fight each other in courts of law on earth to establish their rights to seat themselves on the unseen thrones in heaven after reaching God!
But who can reach God? Let’s listen to David…. Continue reading