A smartphone is an integrated device composed of a variety of materials.
It is capable of a variety of states. Video. Telephone. Spreadsheet. Text processor.
We are the same. We are capable of a variety of distinct states.
Have you ever thought of yourself that way? I have not, until just now.
Jesus discovered that he could exist in the Kingdom of God state.
By being his devoted disciple I am finding that I may be able to do the same.
It is evident to me that his followers, some or many among the Muslims in Palestine, have found similarly.
Virtually all children are born into that state. We move them out of it thinking it virtue and necessity. It is not either.