20121226 – One must try to live the life that Christ lived

 

Certain Swiss people were invited for interviews or to ask questions before Baba. On July 9th, during his interview, Walter’s brother Oscar asked, “What hinders me from being a better and truer Christian, and so also a better husband and father?”

Baba answered, “You must try, as far as possible, to live the life that Christ lived. Not by theory and intellectual understanding alone should one try to follow Christianity, but it is the feeling – love – that has to be lived.

“How can I do that?” Oscar Mertens asked.

Reassuringly, Baba replied, “To develop love, you have to do it practically; that is, you have to experience it in everyday life. You must lessen your desires and make others happy by thinking less of your own happiness. This can be done.

“By desire, I mean selfish desires. It is all very practical and very simple; but people always make it complicated.”

Another learned man Dr. Brunner, a professor of theology at Zurich University, asked, “Does Baba believe that the way to God is possible only through him? From where does Baba take the aspiration of his Christ Consciousness?”

Baba answered, “If you try to find God in your own self, where is the necessity to find it in a special manifestation? Because it is difficult to realize God, it is necessary to have the help of one who has realized God.
-www.lordmeher.org, p1891

 

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