“No matter what your sacred or religious book is, it’s not how well you know the book, it’s how well you’re in alignment with the author.”
Let’s get real here. Walking a spiritual path is not for the faint of heart. If you care about and see God in people and nature you are going to get your heart broken. It will happen.
It has happened to me several times in the last month. I live in a senior community in the woods. The destruction of wildlife habitat and human suffering are common.
There have been several incidents of both within the last month. When the most recent one involved a friend I was heart broken. I shut down for a day or two and stayed inside feeling very sad.
Finally, I went down to the lake at sunrise and sat on the dock. When I went within seeking guidance all I heard was “shine your light.” Although that was not what I wanted to hear, I was comforted. I may not be able to stop damage to the earth or my sisters and brothers on this journey with me. But I can shine my light the best I can, stay on the path and keep on walking.
Too many people in our world are closing their hearts and shutting down. I believe this is leading to many of the problems we see today. So I will do my best to keep my heart open, keep on caring, even if it means being hurt and keep on shining the light of God in this dark old world. Will you join me? It won’t be easy, but it is our calling as sons and daughters of God.
Let’s Talk About It
We are talking about Divine love this month in The Espirational Community on Facebook. Please consider this your invitation to join our community and participate in the discussion of this timely topic.