I Have To Share This.

I just had to share this story as it seems to be on of the best explanations I've seen.





This is one of the best explanations on the

nature of God that I have ever seen...



A man went to a barbershop to have his hair

cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began

to work, they began to have a good conversation.

They talked about so many things and various subjects.



When they eventually touched on the subject of God,

the barber said: 'I don't believe that God exists.' 



'Why do you say that?' asked the customer.

'Well, you just have to go out in the street to

realize that God doesn't exist. 


Tell me, if God exists, would there be so many

sick people? Would there be abandoned children?



If God existed, there would be neither

suffering nor pain. 


I can't imagine a loving God who would

allow all of these things.' 


The customer thought for a moment, but

didn't respond because he didn't want to

start an argument.


The barber finished his job and the customer

left the shop.



Just after he left the barbershop, he saw a

man in the street with long, stringy, dirty hair

and an untrimmed beard. 


He looked dirty and unkempt.The customer

turned back and entered the barbershop again

and he said to the barber: 


'You know what? Barbers do not exist.' 


'How can you say that?' asked the surprised

barber. 'I am here, and I am a barber. And I

just worked on you!'


'No!' the customer exclaimed. 'Barbers don't

exist because if they did, there would be no

people with dirty long hair and untrimmed

beards, like that man outside.'


'Ah, but barbers DO exist! That's what happens

when people do not come to me.' 


'Exactly!' affirmed the customer. 'That's the

point! God, too, DOES exist! That's what

happens when people do not go to Him and don't

look to Him for help. 

That's why there's so much pain and suffering in

the world.'









Beatresca Beatresca
56-60, F
3 Responses Nov 10, 2012


Fabulous analogy! Love it!

Yes very good analogy. I'll have to remember this one. Thanks for sharing :)