Muppet Spirituality

So I saw The Muppet Movie for the first time last week. (What? I know, clearly a sign of a misspent youth.) Last week was also the first time I had encountered the song below. Is it me, or is this a perfect evocation of the Christian longing for God, which is our version of the human longing for some place or state of being where we feel safe and everything makes more sense?

Gonzo’s simple statement of faith: “I’ve never been there, but I know the way. I’m going to go back there someday.”

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