The Messiah Herald Issue 09 April 2018 - Page 14

THE FUTURE THE FUTURE THE FINAL REVOLUTION Humanity is in dire need of an unprecedented spiritual revolution. S The root word of spirituality is spirit. Therefore, spirituality is to do with the awakening, enlightenment and purgation of the spirits. 14 PIRITUALITY IS ACCEPTED AMONG all religions. However, every spiritual group seems to have a different perception of spirituality. It now seems to be the case that more and more people who reject religions are choosing to adopt spirituality. The United States of America is a pioneer country in many fields. For example, there are many international American fast food chains that made their fortunes selling processed food. American society soon became tired of eating processed foods. They grew bigger in size, so then began the trend of eating organic food. People started to take up active lifestyles in response to the rise of obesity. Then spirituality was introduced. Many dozens of so-called gurus came from India and started to give lectures on spirituality. At the same time, they started to sell ‘spiritual’ products. These spiritualists said, ‘For peace of mind and relaxation, adopt spirituality.’ Yoga was declared to be a spiritual practice. God is completely forgotten in this brand of spirituality. A deceptive concept has been MESSIAH HERALD / ISSUE 09 / APR 2018 hammered into the brains of innocent people in the West. They have been told, ‘Your ego is your God. Take care of your ego and love yourself.’ With this brand of spirituality, people never seek God, let alone love God. The root word of spirituality is spirit. Therefore, spirituality is to do with the awakening, enlightenment and purgation of the spirits. Meditation is not about thinking of a garden or visualising yourself flying. Meditation is a spiritual state in which one of your spirits is powerful enough to leave the body and make a spiritual journey; it is when it can successfully arrive at the realm where it belongs. Prophet Mohammad said, ‘Towards the end times, the Sun will rise from the West.’ Contrary to popular belief in the Muslim world, this Prophetic Tradition is not about the physical Sun rising from Seattle, USA, instead of Japan. Rather, it is about the Sun of God’s love— the Sun of spirituality — and it is rising! 15