We are safe in Divine Love’s assurance. We have the courage to face the ignorance and illusions within ourselves and root them out. We allow the Light of Love to enter our minds and hearts. Divine Love shines within us destroying anything false, transforming us from within.
Contemplation / Reflection
I am looking for the ignorance and illusions within myself. I think they’re pretty darned well hidden! I recall putting on a pair of roller blades for the first time and taking off down a hill. I’d done a lot of ice skating and had the illusion that I knew how to slow down or stop if I was going too fast. Well, on ice skates, there are serrations on the toe that help slow you. Imagine my amazement when that didn’t work with roller blades. There’s a rubber bumper on the heel that slows and stops you. So there I was, sitting on the concrete path with scraped and bloody elbows. My companions, seeing me take off like a shot, labeled me “fearless”. I labeled myself ignorant! But I didn’t break anything, so I guess Divine Love assured me, there was hope of rooting out that ignorance.
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This reminds me of the symbolism of the leg positions in the Shiva Nataraj, the Dancing Shiva: the right leg is standing on a small person which represents the ego; the position of the leg represents “concealing grace”. Concealing grace comes in the form of ignorance; the way the ego brings us suffering so that we want to choose to turn away from the ego, and toward the divine. The left leg is raised, which represents “revealing grace”. Revealing grace is the feeling of joy and freedom, love and peace, the feelings that pull us toward the Divine, so we want MORE. In the end, the result is: we turn to the Divine. Ignorance, or Fearlessness? What was the result in your awareness of the Divine?