(13) And not many days after, the younger son gathered all together, journeyed to a far country, and there wasted his possessions with prodigal living. (14) But when he had spent all, there arose a severe famine in that land, and he began to be in want. (15) Then he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. (16) And he would gladly have filled his stomach with the pods that the swine ate, and no one gave him anything. (17) “But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger
Reading can be a creative experience; not to gather in-formation, but to demystify the reader – I am.
“Scripture cannot be broken” is one core concept.
Meaning that scripture is not about a surface understanding of people, places and things in an assumed past, but the seeing of core principles?
Knowing the “truth” – that which never changes – Consciousness.
What is our struggle?
Do we really see what IS, or are we unaware that what we believe to be “this world” is filtered by mind. Can we say that our sense of “me” is a practical mind construct, but fake in regard to reality, peace, happiness.
How would the Bible sound if it were written today: Jesus took a rental car and drove from Boston to Orlando…
Considering that paper was precious, why bother to write down such stories and preserve them for thousands of years…
It is not about guilt, blame and shame!
This doesn’t work.
What is in it for “me”?
What is the practical value for daily living?
Me or I am…