On the Right Track and Another Surprise -Abundance (1.5.2)

Copyright Tam Black 2016
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Guiding Thought

I choose to expand my consciousness and open my heart to Divine Love’s flow within me. Realizing my own Divine Presence, I know God as the Source and Fulfillment of all my good.

Reflection

Yesterday, day one of “Journey of Abundance”, I was hired for a new project; today, day two of “Journey of Abundance”, I found a gift card in a parking lot worth $12.23. I think I am off to a good start.

I mentioned in the Why that I am working on abundance from a standpoint of artha, which is “ultimately, the pursuit of activities and means necessary for a joyous and pleasurable life” (see the Chopra webpage). According to Deepak, the Vedanta says, ways to bring artha into your life are:

  • Discover a way so money runs after you and not vice versa.
  • Do work that is compatible to your nature and capabilities.
  • Do work that serves society.
  • Do work you really love.
  • Trust in the infinite organizing power of the Universe.

It’s that last one which fits for me today, and corresponds with the Guiding Thought, “I know God as the Source and Fulfillment of all my good.”

The more I trust God, the more I am able to know God as the Source and Fulfillment of all my good.

The first step, however is that trust thing.

I’ve been working on that for a long time, also known as surrender, faith, Willing with the Divine…however a person approaches it, the bottom line is that we, small humans who think we know everything, must align ourselves with the Universe/the Divine/All that IS. We do not know anything of ourselves. We just think we do, but because we think we do, we don’t want to listen or surrender to something we can’t even see or define.

But this is why it’s called faith.

Faith is taking a step when you have no idea what supports you, but know that something does.

All it takes is small steps. And when you take that step and don’t fall, faith is strengthened, and the next step can be bigger.

I do not know currently how big my steps of faith are, but I do know that with every step, I am aware of keeping the faith. I’ve been practicing this for a while. I’ve had a lot of ups and downs; I still feel sometimes like God has forgotten me. But I’ve taken enough steps without falling, and with real evidence that I am supported by something (because things work out so much better than I would ever be able to make them work out, if I were doing it on my own), that I am happy to keep my faith.

Plus, I was hired for a project yesterday, and I found a gift card today. What is that if not evidence that God is looking out for me, giving little breadcrumbs of assurance on this Journey of Abundance.

Love to you, beautiful person. Peace and prosperity on this Journey.

 

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