The World is Our Classroom – August 3 2018

If we didn’t have this world exactly as it is, we would have to build another just like it in order to get what is available here, in order to do the work that we have to do here.
David Hawkins, MD, PhD

What is the work that Dr. Hawkins speaks of? The work of consciousness, which is, in a word, evolution. 

The only thing that ever is happening is evolution. It is the only thing nature knows to do.

We are individual expressions of nature itself. We are spirit, having a human experience. And the work of spirit in the realm of the human is to evolve to wholeness. To walk each and every step along the way, finding our way to compassion, acceptance and even celebration. To find with each step our alignment with Source, rather than with the ever-shifting kaleidoscope of the relative world and our ego experience of it.

Each of us has our own assignment, given to us by our Self, our highest Self, before we come into this realm. And choosing EXACTLY those circumstances and conditions that will be the perfect path for our own growth, for the growth of those around us, for consciousness itself.

We meditate, to learn what peace and alignment feels like. 

And then we come back out into the world and go about the business of life, finding our way to living in the moment and accepting what is as exactly the way things are meant to be in this moment. To see things as they are, rather than comparing to the way their supposed to be.

Can I be happy now, in this very moment, even with this (whatever the current ‘this’ might be)? Can I allow myself to live? Can I allow myself to love? Can I trust that someday all of this will be seen as part of the beautiful fabric of a life well-lived?

Can I begin to know myself as the deepest Truth of what I am, rather than as the shifting sands that overlay it? Can I insist on enjoying life?

Today I will insist on enjoying life, if only for a moment, even given the problems, worries, frustrations of this day.
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