This is the human name or designation bestowed on
That One Source from which, in which, through which and to which we flow.
God is the architect, creator, destroyer and upholder of all things seen and
unseen in all universes (the Omniverse). The word God is not a name, it is
merely a term used to point toward That Only Source of Power, which we can
never understand enough of to 'name' it.
We understand God, as we understand most other
things, in the very limited human language terms and thus under human
conditions. In this simple and limited form of understanding we talk of how
we experience God. Yesu teaching helps us to experience God as our true
Father, the One Yang principle, the One Spirit that animates and directs
all. We also experience God as true Mother, the One Yin principle, the One
Wisdom that nurtures, feeds and nurses us. We also experience God as present
with us, in the human condition, especially when represented by already
enlightened children antiquity calls Son of God. Admittedly this is a very
simple understanding of that which we can never understand, and it feels a
bit childish to say these words about God in such a familial way. But it is
in this simplicity where we are probably closer to truth - we are family,
and God is on one side our Divine Mother and on the other side our Divine
Father - and we know full well we are Their children.
We have said too much about God - anything said
limits God, and when limited, is not God anymore. Nothing said about God, is
closer to truth. See also Tao Teh Ching chapter 1 and 2 in this regard.
PS. How is it said that God is the destroyer?
Biological life is created and destroyed, as energy
is created and used. Plants have seasons, flowers and seeds. Humans also
have temporary biological bodies that are often needed to serve practical
purposes. Biological or organic life is a miracle still far beyond human
conception - it is from God, everyday, every second, every nanosecond, and
it is temporary life. Biological organic life is created to last only short
periods - and we humans see the demise of biological life as destruction or
death when it suits us. Because God creates temporal organism,
philosophically speaking we must see God as the destroyer of those organisms
as well. Humans make of it a great happy hobby to study organic life forms,
combat disease, and to improve conditions of shelter against the unpleasant
aspects of nature, and lessen the destructiveness of human impact upon
nature - but we are not yet the creators, sustainers and experts which we
will be when one with God.
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