God is everywhere, but sometimes it seems like he’s nowhere in the universe when we’re depressed or in emotional or physical pain.
You don’t have to go to church or read the Bible to find God. God doesn’t live on a lofty cloud always passing harsh judgment on us underlings far below on this little planet. He isn’t a being we can only know after we die, or only in religious settings. He can’t always be found in that hellfire and brimstone preacher in the megachurch on the outskirts of town, and He certainly isn’t present in those television evangelists who prey on the poor and gullible by insisting you make a large donation to their organization in exchange for salvation.
In 1977, there was a little movie called “Oh, God” starring John Denver as an assistant grocery store manager, who was searching for meaning in his life…
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