Unscathed after a collision

Earlier this year I spent a delightful morning thinking about God as Mind. I was totally immersed in the idea that God is the only Mind, and that there is no second or “other” mind. One of the things I thought about was that an idea is safe in Mind and can’t be disturbed or destroyed.

That afternoon I took a break for a quick ride on my bike along the Bay Trail near my house. After pedaling for a mile I stopped at a familiar T-intersection and stood in the left-turn lane, straddling my bike. That’s when I saw a van barreling down the street I was waiting to cross.

The driver made a turn onto the street I was on and was obviously distracted because she was cutting the corner so sharply that she was aimed directly at me. In that moment I knew that even if she hit the brakes, it was too late—she was going to hit me head-on. I know it was all the prayer I had done that morning that kept me totally calm, even as I wondered how far I was going to be catapulted backward.

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