Getting rid of caterpillar thinking

If we've been plodding instead of soaring, prayer can wake us to who we really are—God's unburdened, immortal likeness.

There's a humorous story about two caterpillars crawling along, when suddenly a gorgeous butterfly flies overhead. One caterpillar turns to the other and says, "I wouldn't go up in that thing for a million dollars!"

None of us, of course, would ever indulge in that kind of ignorant caterpillar thinking, would we? Are we—perhaps— just lazing along, accepting materiality as the reality of our being, unconcerned about our ultimate purpose for living?

Most of us have been taught to believe that we are, essentially, transient physical personalities—and it does appear that this is what we are. Yet there is so much more to learn of man than materiality offers.

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