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The Greater Light

We swim in the waters of life with self-effort, until we are exhausted, then peacefully float to the surface, radiating love from the Greater Light.

And before we permanently radiate light of love, we get to experience a little bit of glory through deep meditation.

When we are deeply immersed in meditation the waves of worry in our mind calm down and nearly subside. Thoughts become quieter as our body stills itself. For example, we don't see a sleeping person jump up and act wildly during a dream, because their body has calmed down so much they can't move - this is a safeguard mother nature has built in so we don't try to physically act out our dreams.

It is wonderful that we have meditation to calm us when stressed. What a gift to have a natural and ever-present means to reclaim peace.

But it is up to us to practice meditation over and over, deeper and deeper, until one day the body seems to disappear from our consciousness during meditation, and bliss fills our mind. The closest I can describe what losing body consciousness feels like is the sensation of being still in the water and letting it support all our weight.

When this state of losing body consciousness, while remaining mentally awake is reached, it is possible to sit in meditation a very long time. It is not true that there is no gain without pain. This is one instance when there is the joy of bliss with no uncomfortable bodily feelings.

Eventually our bodily awareness returns, and gradually we come back to our regular day. Then it is up to us to take this profound bliss into the world to make it a better place to be.

One of the gains of this experience is that it lasts for a time, and when we go back to our usual life in a calm, but radiant way, we see more easily the resolves to problems we may have been stewing over.

Meditation is a win - win practice. We personally gain peace and radiance, and all those whose lives we touch are affected in an uplifted manner.

I invite you to join me in a daily group cyber meditation for personal and planetary peace. Click the article here to read about it.

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