The Story Of
God said, “Child reach out for the
skies.” Man said, “Nay, I shall build structures that shall accomplish
that.” Lofty constructions sprang, but collapsed shortly, shattering
man’s mighty ego. God asked, “Shall I help?” “No,” said man, in his
arrogance, “I shall build mightier ones.” Trees thus disappeared and
The Lord said, “Accept my strength and
Man said, “No, I shall build atomic
weapons that will control your entire creation.” Weapons threatened to
wipe out the entire human race, but man did not yield. God asked again,
“Shall I use my powers to help?” “No,” said man, “I shall now turn to
nuclear forces.” Darkness began to sway and fear gripped all.
God said, “Look inside and attain
liberation. Inside you are all the treasures you seek.” Man said, “I
shall send spaceships to fathom your entire cosmos.” The spaceships
failed, and so did man’s ambition. God asked again, “Let me show you the
way?” “Come on,” said man, “I know the way.” Anxiety now became the norm
and man lost his sleep.
The Lord commanded: “Trade in the
currency of LOVE.” Man said, “I have a better idea. I shall use “paper”
as currency.” Money then became the root of all evil. Friends turned
into foes and LOVE vanished.
God in his infinite compassion called
yet again, “I love you. Let me show you how.” The ego rose and man said,
“I know what to do. I shall now trade electronically.” Evil grew and
trust was vanquished.
God said, “Let me reveal the secrets of
“No,” said man, “Science knows.” Science
then took charge and man’s unhappiness increased manifold. His own
inventions, that were meant to be slaves, turned into
masters—controlling man instead.
brought forth his own destruction. Realizing this, he wept and screamed,
“Lord I don’t know the way. I am lost; please help.” Forthwith came the
Lord’s hand, wiped his tears, and said, “Come my dearest, I shall give
you all you seek and more.” Man finally said, “I surrender. All I need
is you and the rest shall follow.” “Ah,” said God, “Now you really