Parable about the first step to God - Adishhub

Parable about the first step to God

Parable about the first step to God

ABOUT and the man came to the elder and said:

– I would like to love God – teach me!

The teacher replied:

– Tell me first, have you loved anyone before?

The man said:

– I am not interested in worldly affairs – love and everything else. I want to come to God.

The elder said again:

– Remember again: did you love at least one woman, at least one child – at least someone?

The man replied:

– I already told you: I am a religious person, and not an ordinary layman. I am only interested in the path to God.

– While this is impossible: first you must love someone, – said the elder. – This will be your first step. You ask about the top, but you yourself have not stepped on the first step. Go and love someone at least.

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