Running from ‘bullies’, in Brooklyn, New York, 1951, I entered a
church panting and fearful. No one followed me in. I sat for
awhile. At eight years old I had never ‘really’ prayed. But now
sincere entreaties: “Please help me.” “They’re after me.”
“Please God.” A feeling of ‘calm’ came over me. Difficult to
explain. I was enveloped in a ‘psychic white light’. I knew I
was not alone. I left the church confident and brimming with a
‘magnanimous’ feeling. The sun shone on this peaceful, Brooklyn
street … no threats in sight.
Needless to say my life was altered by this experience. A Power
I could depend upon was always available. I have continued a
dialogue with God ever since. This is more a sharing of daily
experiences than a means of supplication. I truly feel an Entity
within me Who cares. I see the Beauty of the Divine in all
things and in all people. Ultimately my commitment to God has
become a commitment to loving. This is the most sublime aspect
of my living … and hopefully yours.
Believe in a God?? Splendid. Mysteriously you
were willed into existence by an omnipotent Being. You should be
very thankful. Worship as you wish. You can attribute all sorts
of anthropomorphic traits to your God. Perceiving vengefulness …
you can become a fearful supplicant. In awe of the ‘regal’ … you
can offer praise and what you hold precious. Whatever makes you
feel secure is fine.
Believe in anything you like. Nothing wrong with feeling you
have a ‘lock’ on the truth. But never let your sense of security
lull you into thinking you have ‘arrived’. You have not! Your
spirit is always growing or it is not. It is up to you. Your God
has exhorted you to love … actively. Read the ancient texts. And
know that ONLY BY LOVING DO YOU GROW.
Try conscientiously to understand what you are and what you
should be doing. Knowing and appreciating what the Creator has
given you to work with will help you realize every religious
aspiration you ever had. When you were a child you wanted to go
to Heaven. Deep down you still do. If believing in what you do
helps you to be more and more loving … then you are ‘heading in
the right direction’.
Gaining more informed insights can only help you better grasp
‘God’s Plan’. Consult inspirational ‘materials’ often. Others
are striving to find answers … direction. Be relieved you have
‘company’ and preserver with confidence in the certainty:
Whatever Creative Force put you here … put you here for a
PURPOSE. You were given extraordinary abilities. They elevate
you far beyond the physical. Using them you become a most
formidable entity … one who can love … now and forever … your
reason for being.
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