Acting for our own and others' highest good is the best way to show we care. Caring removes borders of self-centeredness.
It is from feeling that we are interrelated, intermeshed within creation, that we naturally act for the highest good. Eventually, we feel so comfortable interacting with others that we realize that no one is really a stranger, rather, all are aspects of our universal Self.
Seeing that everything is an aspect of ourselves, our thoughts, and their subsequent actions, we naturally begin to care about the good of all.
Stretching ourselves far and wide
Embracing creation in our love.
Traumatic events, sudden changes in our reality are part of life.
We react emotionally, mentally, physically to trauma.
What changes is changed; there is no reversing. We use our free will to resist change or we adapt gracefully.
During trauma it is okay to allow ourselves to feel and express naturally. Knowing there will be a level plateau ahead for recuperation allows us to express fully as befits the situation, and then go on.
Experiencing fully learning and growing, experiencing some more learning and growing into the full blossoming of our humanity.
We call a person difficult when we get uncomfortable feeling in our body while with them or thinking about them. Their actions, or what they screech, across the grooves of the record we have playing in our mind. It is unpleasant being around people who are difficult for us.
We can protect ourselves from the uncomfortable affects of difficult people by:
1. Avoiding contact with them;
2. Observing what they do or say while maintaining neutral feelings and thoughts about them;
3. Doing the opposite of being the mental observer by being surrendered and open to their form of expression; allowing new grooves of a different reality to be recorded in our mind and stored for reference. During this new recording we do not have to give up our own position or way of thinking; we are expanding our experience base.
Difficult people may not have contact and personal experience with their underlying state of harmony. We learn mainly by trial and error. After we have continual problems in relating harmoniously we begin to ask ourselves why. After the reasons outside ourselves are exhausted we begin personal self-improvement. This is the last resort but the right place to get to know our underlying happy, harmonious Self.
The sincere desire to know ourselves—our Source—leads to experiencing our underlying harmony, which imbues our subsequent thoughts and actions. We begin having easy relationships in all aspects of living.
Beautiful uplifting music is made up of the harmonious blending of separate notes. We are each like notes of music, acting in phrases, and when conscious of our grace and balance, forming melodies and symphonies with others and all around us.
Outer actions are reflections of our state of consciousness. Happiness emanates from underlying harmony.
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Article by Susan Helene Kramer