“I came to Israel to try to understand why religion is dividing us and making us enemies – we all have one God, we have to find a way to unite and be loved, not hate,” says music director and film producer Steven Mchat, one of the most prominent names in the music industry And the cinema, which has an impressive record of working with artists such as ELO, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Leonard Cohen, Snoop Dogg and many others.
“I have a lot of luck, I know, I have spent my years with many of the most talented and famous musicians, working with them and making films, running to the Congress and the Senate, traveling around the world and passing on my ideas to a huge audience of people through the books I write. I had the opportunity to meet people from all over the world and be exposed to cultures and religions. “
It’s a very busy life. There are times when you say, “I wish I had a normal life, with work from nine to five and more free time”?
“I can not imagine a life in which I sit there, without traveling and without creating anything new, my pace of life is fast, and they are intensive, but I love life and love to live it like that. “He said.
The passion with which a chat is formulated and his full faith in his worldview may cause his words to pave the way for the hearts of the cynics and the most skeptical. But behind the tremendous optimism and tremendous joy of life, there is also a heartbreak.
“A few years ago my son was killed,” he tells of a chat about his son Baron, who died in a car accident in 2015. “My heart broke, I was very angry at God, I remember coming in after it happened, I turned to God and asked, ‘Why did you kill my son?'” God did not answer me, but my son appeared before me, Everything you write about God and love is true – you have to continue on this path. ‘”I said to him,’ Ben, you should not have died to tell me that. ‘Then he replied:’ I will be the spiritual force that will help you pick yourself up and continue Do what you do because I can not do it myself, go out and talk to people, teach them to believe in themselves and their abilities. “So that’s what I do, and everything I do is largely to his memory, for him and his name.”