The person who loves what is makes use of anything life happens to bring her way, because she doesn’t con or fool herself. What comes her way is always good, even though people may say otherwise, she sees clearly. There is no adversity in her life. The only adversity in her life is lived out through others’ experience, the old ones that now are only familiar to her. As she became enlightened to the way of it, others learn the way of it. There is no adversity. Someone tells her, “I’m leaving you” she feels the excitement rising within her, as she can see only the advantages in that. Someone says, “I’m joining you,” and she can see only the advantages in that. What could be a more powerful experience than silence? “He’s joining me now.” What could be a dearer experience than him joining me? He’s leaving. She loses her eyesight. No she doesn’t. She has come to see that it’s not possible. The faces are no different than the leaves on a tree. It’s all in her mind. Her mind is everything. And then surgeries come into play – wonderful surgeries that are stable and effective. She doesn’t need the eyesight, and there’s nothing she can do not to see what she is to see. The way of it is always dearer than our thoughts about it. And our thoughts about it are all that is of the way of it. She is in them idle of the dearest life, as she is working away on her computer, and her son comes to visit. That turned out to be the deadline, not what she thought it was. She loves her deadlines, they’re always on time. She, like everything else, is the beautiful simple flow of the way of it. ~ Byron Katie on: ‘She doesn’t con or fool herself’
Thought for Today 12.1.14 December 1, 2014
There is only fear. There is not a ‘fear of the dark’ or a ‘fear of flying’ or even a ‘fear of death’. There really is only fear. That fear is to be taken to a state other than what I know and have known all my life even if the state I am in now is experienced as awful. The ultimate fear I must confront is the fear of Love. In Love my “self” made identity is shown to me as meaningless and I do not trust my true identity yet…. ~ Thank you Diederik
Thought for Today 11.18.14 November 18, 2014
The Plan for Your Awakening: Everything that happens to you is part of the plan for your awakening, including those challenging events that force you to shift out of your inertia and self-limiting behavior patterns. From the depth of your soul, you call out for growth. You pray to be released from your burdens and to discover and express your gifts. From deep within your pain you call for peace. From deep within your co-dependency, you call for the courage and the freedom to be yourself. ~ Paul Ferrini
Thought for Today 11.12.14 November 12, 2014
Each moment, every meeting today brings with it the potential to remember who I am/ we are in Love, in God.
Every sigh of relief sounded today by anyone in the undoing of guilt or fear , releases me along with them.
Every gentle glance of kindness reminds me of the perfect love that made all that is or could ever be.
Thought for Today 11.4.14 November 4, 2014
ACIM tells us that all healing is essentially the release from fear. Too many metaphysicians focus on the world of appearances as evidence of something. They are just appearances. There are people with healthy bodies living in fear and torment – and people with sick “dying” bodies who experience tremendous peace and joy. “Judge not according to appearances.” Neither wealth or poverty are about dollars. The external world is ever-changing and cannot tell us much of anything about the inner world of a person. This is why we’ve focused so much on the lesson, “I want the peace of God.” ~ Jacob Glass