Consider your heart like a fish with gills that swims. How smoothly
the fish goes through the water! It is as light as a bird in the water.
Nothing blocks the fish. He just keeps swimming and swimming and goes
where he wills. The fish loves swimming, and the fish flaps its wings,
as it were, and takes flight in the water. The fish soars.
Do we get to keep what we learn? In other words, if we work and struggle through our issues, become aware of our purpose, learn our life lessons and so on, is this recorded or imprinted onto our souls so we don’t have to do it again the next time around? I would like to think so, because otherwise, what would be the point?
Let me tell you another way to release tension. By two simple words, much of your entanglement will unwind. The two simple words are Thank You. Or three words, Thank You, God. You will be amazed to find that those few words are like a palliative. They melt away frowns. They remove burdens. They erase excessive discontent. They restore you to your rightful place as part of the cosmos.
Something beautiful is going to happen. You are going to happen. Rather, you are just going to be. A non-event is going to happen. You are going to radiate the light you are. You are going to dazzle yourself, for you are going to begin to see the light in which you stand.
To have peace, there must be honesty. Pretend peace isn't peace. It is good you want to live up to your ideals, but a pretense of living up to your ideals is a far cry from living them. I know you want to feel loving, and you don't always feel loving.