The Eye of a Needle

By August 13, 2014 March 1st, 2018 Articles, Read

“It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven.” – Gospel of St Matthew

What if those ‘riches’ have nothing to do with material wealth, but refer instead to the second-hand beliefs we possess about who we are and what life is? When we are simple, child-like, and explore our first-hand experience, when we relax our grip on those tightly held ‘riches’ and courageously feel whatever fears that come, what do we discover then? The wondrous revelation that, rather than being the final reward for having lived a good and righteous life, the glory of the ‘kingdom of heaven’ is already here.