When we leave this life the only thing that we take with us is the content of our heart. Everything we do in our daily life, everything we do in our whole life has but one purpose - that purpose is to open wider, to expand the clear spaces between our egoistic thoughts.
That through these openings unconditionally loving energy is able to flow upward into our conscious mind giving us the experience of inner happiness.
The flow of unconditional love is so vibrant and energized that it loosens, and undoes the knots of constricted energy that we have placed in our precious sensitive heart; the place in our consciousness where we’ve been holding past hurts.
Unconditional love helps us let go of the unproductive idea that we need to get certain possessions, or control of a person or people, in order to feel important, in order to feel happy.
A Meditation for Reflection
Sitting or lying still begin even breathing to calm the mind and relax the body - count 1 breathe in, count 2 breathe out, continuing for a minute or more.
Think about one of the key phrases from the reading: Unconditional Love; Egoistic Thoughts.
What is your understanding of the idea it represents? How could you apply it to your life?
After some minutes of reflection go on to thinking in appreciation for those who add to the joy of life, such as family, friends, and coworkers by their help and collaborations, service workers in stores, utilitiy companies, police and firefighters, teachers and volunteers.
Enjoy some quiet moments noticing your calm mind and peaceful body.
Then, to end the session take a deep breath, stretch, and get up or sleep.
When we leave this life
The only thing we take with us
Is the content of our heart
Article and photo credit of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France - Susan Kramer
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A Course in Consciousness through Meditation Introduction
1. Accessing our Higher Self
2. Growing in Consciousness
3. Attitudes Underlie Thinking, Speaking, Acting
4. Loosening the Knots in our Heart
5. Making Memories
6. Our Body of Energy
7. Our Deepest Roots
8. Personal Integrity
9. The Voice of Conscience
10. Panorama of Unlimited Consciousness
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