I recently read a book about the whole process and history leading up to and including death. I’ve written that as we move from The Innovation Age to The Spiritual Age, somehow, someway, God will eliminate death. This book has not changed my mind. But I will readily write that I don’t have God’s timeline. Also, enormous difficulties are in our path:
· Radical Muslims
· Unsafe debt and entitlements
· Nuclear warfare and use
· Lack of water and unsafe water
· Climate change
These obstacles stand out from others, yet there are many more.
For now, death awaits us, unless we improve ourselves through acquiring wisdom, shunning negative values, conquering internalized stigma and making stupendous advances in peace and security; freedom, democracies, prosperity, gender harmony, racial harmony, spiritual harmony, ecological harmony and health as well as moral purpose and meaning.
Each of us has our spiritual journey. Sadly, many never take the first step. Loving spiritual faiths can and do help us on our trek.
The sooner and the more ardent we are about our spiritual journey, the sooner we all will move through this Innovation Age to The Spiritual Age – Heaven on Earth.
The road ahead is uncertain as to its ups and downs and twists and turns; but the destination – Heaven on Earth – is an integral component of my faith.
As Harvey Cox wrote there are three mysteries in our lives – ourselves, others and everything else. Our duty is, from birth, to seek wisdom and realize fully faith.
This faith must be a loving faith or it just doesn’t come from God.
Loving faith is something we all need, but we certainly don’t all possess.
We’re all children of God and have the free will to do bad things as well as good things. It’s an honest statement – I believe – that we all can improve.
We have the gift of life and making mine count is what I am trying very hard to do. I recommend the same for all – to seek wisdom, shun the negative values and realize that love, compassion and apathy are the base of humanity at its best – and why not the best?
I really don’t think heaven on earth is near – there is so much for us to do. But why not? Humankind has come a long way just in the last 200 years of its 100,000 years of existence. And I deeply believe God’s enduring, steadfast love is with us eternally.
Free will, in a way, puts humankind’s future in our hands, and that’s true. But I believe Almighty God and our “little piece of God” will triumph, one by one, million by million, billion by billion.
God has the power to inspire us to allow us to deliver His message of love.
We are in a modern 21st century that can bring us bountiful gifts from God. It’s His timeline, but we are part of the equation.