A Foreign Land
EXPERIENCING a lifetime as a human being is akin to traveling away from our home to a foreign land. Some things appear somewhat familiar but most are strange until we get used to them, especially conditions which are unforgiving.
Our real home is a place of absolute peace, total acceptance and complete love. While we are living a life as a human being, we are separated from our home, and because our memory is dim, we can no longer be sure that these beautiful features will still be around us.
In the physical world we must learn to cope with intolerance, anger and sadness while searching for joy and love. We must try and not lose our integrity along the way, sacrificing goodness for survival and acquiring attitudes of either superiority or inferiority to those around us.
We know that living in an imperfect world will help us to appreciate our home and the true meaning of perfection. We must realize that in reality we are perfect and learn to not take this physical life to seriously.
We should laugh at ourselves and the foolish predicaments we get ourselves into along the way. Life is full of conflicts, and the struggle and the pain, as well as the happiness we experience are all reasons for our being here. Each moment is a new beginning.
We ask for courage and humility as we face another day in our physical life. As we grow into awareness so will the quality of our existence improve. This is how we are tested. Passing this test is our destiny…
Dan’s Quote: “Our aim is not for a peaceful state of mind but for a
______________peaceful state of intelligence that questions life and its meaning.”
Inspiration for this article came from the writings of Michael Newton – and life itself.