Afterthought

In asserting: God* exists, we merely bring down overpowering reality to the level of thought. Our belief is but an afterthought.

The transition from obliviousness to an awareness of God, is not a leap over a missing link in a syllogism but a retreat, giving up premises rather than adding one.

–Abraham Joshua Heschel

*or Brahman, Nirvana, Ground of Being, Absolute, whatever word stands for you

1 thought on “Afterthought

  1. Mom/Grandma

    I come to visit every now and then just to see where the thoughts travel.
    Someday we will have more time for conversations, I hope:)

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