By Harold Klemp
Q: In the grand scheme of things, why are we here? I believe I understand that we are here to attain Self-Realization, then later God-Realization on our journey home to God to truly be a Co-worker. Why this “journey” in the first place?
A: Why this journey home to God?
Do you know the parable of the prodigal son? A young man, born into all the advantages of a wealthy family, decided to leave home and see the world. Well, he wasted his money and ended up in a far land, among strangers, working as a swineherd. He would gladly have eaten what the pigs did.
One day it came to him: here he was living nearly like a beggar. Even his father’s hired servants fared better.
So the wastrel returned home.
“Father,” he said, “I’m a waste. I’m not worthy to be called your son. Make me as one of your servants.” Read More