We rely on our own Loving Presence to lead and guide us toward the meaning of healing. Seeking the meaning of healing frames all our activity and gives context to all our interactions. Though we may encounter disturbances throughout daily activity, we lay them at the feet of our own Loving Presence and continue to ask, “What is healing?” Our own Loving Presence directs us as we listen in the stillness.
I often ask questions (seek answers) that I know are beyond my current comprehension. For example, recently I’ve been asking, “What does it feel like to be buoyant?” And what I mean by that, as I am asking, is really, what do I need to embody to rise above the disturbing effects of physical life? I’ve been experiencing some “disturbing effects” lately, and I’ve vacillated between optimism and despair, but in those moments of optimism, there has been a buoyancy that just existed–I didn’t do anything that I’m aware of to make it happen. So now I want to know how I replicate that consciously. I don’t know how to do it, I don’t understand it, but I know I can.
Another example is that I’ve been talking to angels lately. (That sounds kind of weird for me to say, even to me, but there it is…I’ve been talking to angels). The thing is, I don’t know what to listen for, if an angel responds to me. How do angels communicate? Do angels talk and use words? Is there some energy or vibration I could be aware of? Do they just communicate by acting in my life, and I need to be able to recognize it? Talking to angels, I can do that; receiving communication from angels, though is currently totally beyond my comprehension (well, maybe not totally, I’ve understood a few responses…).
When I ask, I get answers. I don’t always recognize the answers, but I do always get them. I think of it as a way that my sub-conscious is working with me to progress my understanding.
This Guiding Thought falls into this same questioning/seeking answers, “What is healing?” What is healing right now? And now? Every moment there is an answer to this question, and it may not be the same from moment to moment. It’s my job to be alert, to want to know the answer, and to look for it. I can only find if I seek, and since I always get answers when I seek, seeking is finding.
- First I must seek.
- Then I must accept that seeking is finding.
- Then I must do my best to recognize answers.
- I won’t ever recognize the answers if I don’t know what I’m asking/seeking.
- It’s in my best interest to consciously ask/seek, then at least I know what I am looking for.
When I am doing this, which is every day when I am on a Journey, I am always alert, always looking for how every situation applies to the Journey, how every situation is speaking to me, giving me answers.
Because I don’t always comprehend, I can still get lost in “the disturbances of daily activity”. Sometimes there is so much to sift through, sort out, figure out that I feel overwhelmed, even when I am applying the principles in the Guiding Thoughts. And even though I understand that I can “lay the disturbance at the feet of our own Loving Presence”, it’s not always easy to do.
But you see, I just found an answer: there is absolutely nothing for me to “sift through, sort out, or figure out”. No wonder I feel overwhelmed. I’m trying to do it. I’m trying to do it alone. It’s not the disturbances I need to lay at the feet of my own Loving Presence…It’s my feeling that I need to do something that I need to lay down.