It is tough out there. Surviving is difficult. One has enemies whom one negotiates in order to be able to live happily and get all the basic things that one needs in life. Not only does the body need sustenance by way of food, clothing and shelter, etc, the mind itself needs to be calmed through knowledge and certainty about oneself and one’s surroundings. So life is full of problems that one needs to go through and survive in pleasant cirucumstances in which one is having a pleasant life. Where does God come into all this living? Do we need Him? If so, will He come into our lives?
There is only one reason that one looks to God. We ask ourselves, can He make our lives better, more pleasant? How does one know that God is on ones side as one trudges through life? One has to ask Him, pray to Him and then follow His instructions if any is given. It takes a special kind of effort to find and know God. Once one knows that God exists one needs to follow Him. Only then wlll one receive knowledge and blessings that will make one’s life pleasanter. Why would anyone surrender oneself to God’s wishes? The answer is simple: to make one’s life more pleasant. When one knows God, one waits for Him to iron out one’s life. It gives one peace of mind to know that God is on one’s side. Am I living a stress-free life, is the question.
How does one know that God is on one’s side? It depends on how pleasantly one’ life has been going. This includes how one’ difficulties get sorted and how ones ambitions get achieved. Will God come to one’s side? That will depend on what kind of person you are and what your aims in life are.