“Even though I no longer believe in a theistic god, I still want to love and be loved by a power…”

“Even though I no longer believe in a theistic god, I still want to love and be loved by a power beyond myself.
Reading the Lotus Sutra allows me to do this, since it presents the Buddha as loving savior of all beings.
The parable of the prodigal son, as contained in the Gospel of Luke, was originally a parable about the Buddha in the Lotus Sutra.”