Saturday, 26 January 2019
Remember The Creator
I have a book coming out at the end of March published by Axis Mundi. It's called 'Remember the Creator' which is something I was told by my teachers many years ago. Very simple, isn't it? In fact, it's almost trite from a spiritual point of view. And yet it's the key to everything. It's also the key to the ongoing descent into chaos in the world today, a descent that is frequently unrecognised or not admitted to but is intuitively sensed by many people even if the majority don't associate it with a spiritual problem. We have forgotten the Creator. And even when people do acknowledge God, that is often within a worldly context in that he is slotted into a largely humanist scenario or seen from within a religion with that, as an ideology, primary and the living, breathing (spirit means breath) God, secondary.
When we recognise the reality of God, everything turns around. But I mean really recognise not just give intellectual assent to. Our attitude towards ourselves, towards others, towards the world and towards life changes completely. Our motives change, our purpose changes. Our concepts of good and bad, of truth and falsehood, of beauty and love, all these things change. In a way, we are now foreigners to the rest of humanity, those who still live in the world of illusion, a world in which God has no part and they have complete autonomy over themselves.
This is what the book is about. Here is the blurb on the back cover.
Remember the Creator is a book about the reality
of God and how to become aware of that reality.
Starting from personal experience, it moves on to look at the
evidence for God’s existence and then considers what sort of God he might be. The teachings of Buddhism and Advaita Vedanta are examined but seen as incomplete in the light of the truth that the deepest level of reality must include the personal. Further chapters discuss atheism, morality and suffering, and how these are to be understood from the perspective of a Creator and his purpose in creating, before the conclusion is reached that any true revival of spirituality in the West should be linked to Christ. Finally, we reflect on the modern world and ask what humanity needs to do to throw off the strong sense of alienation it currently suffers from.
And here are links to its pages on Amazon U.K. and Amazon U.S. where you can, if you wish, browse through some of the pages.