Two Ways of Seeing

holyspirit
I want to compare a couple of statements, both of which I agree with now or have agreed with at some point. Here we go:







It's okay if I don't feel psychologically or physically great right now, because regardless of how I feel, it's all arising in the unlimited awareness that I am, and I can never lack, knowing the fullness of awareness to be my Self.

It's okay if I don't feel psychologically or physically great right now, because regardless of how I feel, I can never be outside of God's love, and that is far more solace to me than my physical well-being can ever be.

The first is a non-dualistic statement, and the second is a religious one. I'm leaning towards the religious. The reason being that the heart has to be involved in this answer — the answer to the longing of the soul for an increasing closeness to the great mystery. The heart tells us where we are in the journey. If the heart is not made to sing, and if love is not kindled, as the mystery is drawn closer and more intimately, then I think we are missing the whole point of there being an existence of anything in the first place. "God loves me" is a thought that makes the whole world right.

I'm sure there will be more to come along these lines…