Awake, Inspiration

Do you recognize your reflection, or spiritual orientation?

If the mirror was consciousness, what would you see? Hopefully, a life divine, something shaped by words and deeds. So, where is your mirror, or Mind that is? Remember, donโ€™t let your eyes tell you what to think, reverse the order and become the master of what you see.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽ‰

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Inspiration

Love!

Good Samaritans are here Today, and not acting on appearances, but Love. In our Individual Spiritual Orientation, we see no reason to micromanage Love. All are deserving, even those that havenโ€™t found their place in love. In them, we must love more. Love is a Wall-less reality, never restricted within or without.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽ‰

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LOVE YOUR ENEMIES

Who is thine enemy that thou shouldst love him? Is it a creature or a thing outside thine own creation? 

Can you see an enemy, except you first formulate this enemy and then look upon the object of your own conception? What is it that harms you? Can height, or depth, or any other creature separate you from the Love that is omnipresent good, โ€” that blesses infinitely one and all? …

The Hebrew law with its โ€œThou shalt not,โ€ its demand and sentence, can only be fulfilled through the gospel’s benediction. Then, โ€œBlessed are ye,โ€ insomuch as the consciousness of good, grace, and peace, comes through affliction rightly understood, as sanctified by the purification it brings to the flesh, โ€” to pride, self-ignorance, self-will, self-love, self-justification. Sweet, indeed, are these uses of His rod! …

โ€œLove thine enemiesโ€ is identical with โ€œThou hast no enemies.โ€ Wherein is this conclusion relative to those who have hated thee without a cause? Simply, in that those unfortunate individuals are virtually thy best friends. Primarily and ultimately, they are doing thee good far beyond the present sense which thou canst entertain of good. …

We have no enemies. Whatever envy, hatred, revenge โ€” the most remorseless motives that govern mortal mind โ€” whatever these try to do, shall โ€œwork together for good to them that love God.โ€ 

Why? 

Because He has called His own, armed them, equipped them, and furnished them defenses impregnable. Their God will not let them be lost; and if they fall they shall rise again, stronger than before the stumble. The good cannot lose their God, their help in times of trouble. …

Even in belief you have but one (that, not in reality), and this one enemy is yourself โ€” your erroneous belief that you have enemies; that evil is real; that aught but good exists in Science. Soon or late, your enemy will wake from his delusion to suffer for his evil intent; to find that, though thwarted, its punishment is tenfold. 

Love is the fulfilling of the law: it is grace, mercy, and justice. I used to think it sufficiently just to abide by our State statutes; that if a man should aim a ball at my heart, and I by firing first could kill him and save my own life, that this was right. I thought, also, that if I taught indigent students gratuitously, afterwards assisting them pecuniarily, and did not cease teaching the wayward ones at close of the class term, but followed them with precept upon precept; that if my instructions had healed them and shown them the sure way of salvation, โ€” I had done my whole duty to students. 

Love metes not out human justice, but divine mercy. If one’s life were attacked, and one could save it only in accordance with common law, by taking another’s, would one sooner give up his own? We must love our enemies in all the manifestations wherein and whereby we love our friends; must even try not to expose their faults, but to do them good whenever opportunity occurs. …

I would enjoy taking by the hand all who love me not, and saying to them, โ€œI love you, and would not knowingly harm you.โ€ Because I thus feel, I say to others: Hate no one; for hatred is a plague-spot that spreads its virus and kills at last. If indulged, it masters us; brings suffering upon suffering to its possessor, throughout time and beyond the grave. If you have been badly wronged, forgive and forget: God will recompense this wrong, and punish, more severely than you could, him who has striven to injure you. Never return evil for evil; and, above all, do not fancy that you have been wronged when you have not been. 

The present is ours; the future, big with events. Every man and woman should be to-day a law to himself, herself, โ€” a law of loyalty to Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. …

โ€œYe have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjustโ€

Matthew 5:43-45 – KJV.

… Jesus said, โ€œIf ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them.โ€ Luke 6:32

Prose By Mary Baker Eddy, and select Bible scriptures.

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Awake, inherit, prayer

Enlarges The Affections,

Our daily prayer enlarges the affections of Soul, and understanding becomes our sight & linguistics, washing away the limits of the past, present, and future. Our Mind is vision, it’s much more accurate than a weather forecasterโ€™s predictions. We can detect & handle life’s storms in advance, as we stay mindful of Her & Him. Live the Love!๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’ก

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Awake, grace

Calming the storm!

Psalm 69:1-3, 14-16 โ€œSave me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul. I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me. I am weary of my crying: my throat is dried: mine eyes fail while I wait for my God. Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters. Let not the waterflood overflow me, neither let the deep swallow me up, and let not the pit shut her mouth upon me. Hear me, O Lord; for thy lovingkindness is good: turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender merciesโ€.๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽ‰

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Awake, grace

No turning back,

When there is no turning back, we push forward, trusting our Father, – by quieting the five senses, and allowing ourselves to be discovered by this imperishable reality. This entire journey is happening within our mind, as we discern this undeniable awakening. There, we can do away with the tools of the world, knowing Mind harvest His own. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽ‰

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Love is never,

Love is never in need of a defense if love is truly love. How can loveโ€™s omnipresence be shared with a polar opposite, hate, despotism, and other depraved dreams? Continue to love those that betray themselves by enlisting in such nonsense. One day they will awaken to what they are in consciousness, Loveโ€™s child. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿพ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’ก

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