Thursday, August 25, 2005

A Kind of Homecoming

A Kind of Homecoming

A few days ago while performing the midday prayers, it suddenly dawned to me that I am returning to God Almighty, and that this return can be likened to a kind of homecoming.

Those of us who have had the privilege to live in close families, surrounded by love and affection would know that a long absence from home elicits in us a sense of nostalgia – longing to return home, to be in familiar surroundings, to experience the sights, sounds and smells that defined our presence there.


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