To become free, your attention must be drawn to the ‘I Am’, the witness. Nisargadatta
be the ‘i am’, think not…
We are not our body, or our mind. We are that which experiences everything that appears to be happening to us and around us. We’re the witness which is also the sense of ‘I AMness’, the beingness. Just be that. Think not.
…if I sit in my own place of patience, what I need flows to me… Rumi
let it come, let go
We’re grasping for what we think we need. Happiness, safety, wealth, relationship, peace and quiet. All this will come on its own if we simply be infinitely patient. With such patience we’ll simply fall quiet, be relaxed and the stillness of the deepest ocean will descend upon us.
Let go completely and simply wait, Grace will have no choice but to consume us in its utterly merciful love.
The wakened mind is one that knows its source, its self… a course in miracles
The Mind of the universe is the same mind that we are. That grand Mind is our very source. Returning to and knowing that mind is our privilege and only destiny. Undertaking such a journey leads to awakening and eventually enlightenment.
[series] Soul stirring quotes from A Course in Miracles
Though our feelings come and go. God’s love for us does not. C.S. Lewis
Today was Memorial Day in the United States. During this day each year we remind ourselves and are thankful for the service men/women of USA.
I think we can use this reminder to remember God, not just today but every day, not just daily but often during each waking hour. Why? Because there’s no greater vocation that we can undertake. We must be on a quest to deeply understand and experience ultimate reality. Such a reality is another name for God. That oneness that underpins all that goes on, All That Is.
The affectionate dedication of the human will to the doing of the Father’s will is man’s choicest gift to God. Urantia Papers
It’s always suggested that we do God’s will? Who’s God and why her will? What’s wrong with my will? I struggled with this question for a long time. After many travails and life experiences it finally dawned me. We experience a separate life from essential reality, i.e. God. Only the Universal Will knows what’s best for all of us. I certainly don’t. Also, my true nature is of God, and therefore when we attempt to do God’s will we’re attempting to live and demonstrate our own true will. It’s the only gift of any value we can ‘give’ back to the Whole.
Faith is the open door for entering into the present, perfect, and eternal love of God. Urantia Papers
Life is now, not in our remembered past or projected future. We can never arrive into the present moment as long as thoughts rage in our active minds. Faith is accepting something as being true without first experiencing it as truth. Such is the faith required to enter fully into the Now. Here we can palpably experience God’s presence which is Love. Our being-ness (not discernible via thinking) is made of God-substance. That’s how close God, Love, is. Rejoice!!
Adults are obsolete children. Dr. Seuss
We lose our innocence once we’re kids no more. So sad. Life becomes serious and worrisome. Happiness and fun is only experienced fleetingly. Where did we go wrong? I think we became too smart for our own good. We understood a bit too much about life. We lost our innocent faith in goodness. Thus we became too tame. Let’s shake off this ridiculous mask of adult-hood. And, regain the innocent awe and wonder of a child that trusts its divine parent no matter what!