Saturday, December 16, 2006
Reflections On The Light
Matthew 5:14-16 (The Message)
"Here's another way to put it: You're here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We're going public with this, as public as a city on a hill. If I make you light-bearers, you don't think I'm going to hide you under a bucket, do you? I'm putting you on a light stand. Now that I've put you there on a hilltop, on a light stand—shine! Keep open house; be generous with your lives. By opening up to others, you'll prompt people to open up with God, this generous Father in heaven. "
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Be A Light Unto The World
"Conversations With God -- an uncommon dialogue"
by Neale Donald Walsch
"Be a light unto the world, and hurt it not. Seek to build, not to destroy. Bring my people home
Bring peace to the Earth by bringing peace to all those whose lives you touch.
Feel and express in every moment your Divine Connection with the All, and with every person, place and thing.
Be a living, breathing example of the Highest Truth that resides within you.
Speak humbly of yourself, lest someone mistake your Highest Truth for a boast.
Speak softly, lest someone think you are merely calling for attention.
Speak gently, that all may know of Love.
Speak openly, lest anyone think you have something to hide.
Speak candidly, so you cannot be mistaken.
Speak often, so that your word may truly go forth.
Speak respectfully, that no one be dishonored.
Speak lovingly, that every syllable may heal.
Speak of Me with every utterance.
Make of your life a gift. Remember always, you are the gift!
Be a gift to everyone who enters your life, and to everyone whose life you enter. Be careful not to enter another’s life if you cannot be a gift.
(You can always be a gift, because you always are the gift – yet sometimes you don’t let yourself know that)
When someone enters your life unexpectedly, look for the gift, that person has come to receive from you.
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The Luminous Mind
excerpt from “Illuminata – A Return to Prayer”
By Marianne Williamson
"Illumination is light in the mind, the Word made flesh, the integration of heaven and earth. It is abstract principle dressed in human cloth, the light-filled explosion that occurs when the mind has embraced its Source. Illumination is not of this world. It lifts us above the lies of the world by helping us to detach from them. Illumination is both our source and our destiny, the reason we came here and the reason we stay.
We are here to achieve an uplifted mode of being. We are meant to return to the living light which casts out the darkness of our mental miscreations. Light cracks open the closed arrogant mind.
Luminosity is our miracle–readiness, a mental and emotional preparedness for service. God is alert to our readiness for use. His greatest desire is to alchemize our being, that He might send us out as His lamps unto the world."