Hi readers, here’s a post from Paulo Coelho’s blog. He is one of my favorite authors; his book The Alchemist, is one of my top two books, and his blog is great as well. Enjoy:
I don’t know God
by Paulo Coelho on December 28, 2011
Sometimes we criticize lack of faith in others.
We aren’t capable of understanding the circumstances in which this faith has been lost, nor do we try to alleviate our brother’s misery – and this causes revolt and incredulity in the divine power.
Humanist Robert Owen traveled all over England talking of God.
In the 19th century it was common to use child labor in heavy work, and one afternoon Owen stopped at a coal mine where an undernourished twelve-year-old boy was lugging a heavy sack of bricks.
‘I am here to help you talk to God’, said Owen.
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