The rhythm of Spirit

We’re not just a sometime idea of God, good, but a perpetual and inexhaustible one. 

I was physically off rhythm. Some might call it an arrhythmic heartbeat. Whatever it was, it was affecting my energy level. I was even having trouble getting through a storybook with my small granddaughter, who was visiting along with her father and brothers. I was all the more anxious because I so much wanted everyone to have fun.  

For several weeks prior to this, I’d been more intentional about prayerfully addressing problems as they came up and immediately turning to spiritual Truth. So I wasn’t going to postpone dealing with this one.

That night I took some time alone to pray the way I had learned to pray in Christian Science. I listened as deeply as I could—without any special agenda—to what my Father-Mother God, infinite Spirit, was telling me. It soon became clear that I needed to pray to wake up instead of trying to fix the problem with prayer. I needed to awaken from a limited view of myself as a vulnerable, aging human to my true being as an unlimited, spiritual idea. Man is not stuck in matter. Not now, not ever. So it’s natural to be awake to Spirit and to experience its enlivening effects. I could wake up from this problem the way I could wake up from a night dream. 

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November 7, 2022

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