Kirk S. Boote
In a world where God becomes seemingly absent, there are those who claim that they are witnesses to a living God. In their reality they speak to a relational experience, where God is real. Do they speak an uncommon Truth? How is it that they claim their lives became better and if so, what does that truly mean?
This blog is focused on opening a dialog on that experience of “Finding God”. To put a framework— substance—which opens our collective consciousness to this reality of God. Let me start with simplicity because the dialog is not about proof. The dialog is about awareness of what finding God truly means.
Perhaps finding God can be like waking up from a deep sleep. In dreams you may find yourself somewhere else. If it is a deep dream you can become completely lost in this altered reality. When you wake up, you quickly realize that you were dreaming. Odd how it is but when you are dreaming you may be completely unaware that you are in a dream.
Finding God is not about proof, rather it is about seeing life differently—recognizing that life must have a source and then waking up to what that awareness of God means. My experience was seeing God as the link to life and I found that it connects you in a different way to your humanity. In spite of the inhumanity that is visible all around us, there is a greater hope that I found in both myself and in others when I bridged my awareness to a living God as the link to all life. My reality shifted.
So the question is, how does life get better when you find God in life? That is the exploration that I invite you to take.
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