Chapter 8, VII. The Body as a Means of Communication
I wrote this in April 2007.
I see the perfection in not journaling before my father’s passing, as it just happened that way. I know the ego has chastised me for being behind on my journaling of the Text but now with You Holy Spirit, perfection is only seen.
The body is not what matters here. The death of a body does not matter here. The body is a vehicle by which Love can be expressed. I see how I did this with Dad and he with me. Of course at the end it was the journey of our minds that made all the difference.
“Yet all loss comes only from your own misunderstanding.”
“Loss of any kind is impossible.”
I did not lose my father. I have perceived this because I perceived there was a body and an identity attached to it. Understanding that there is only union of spirit, only the wholeness lifts the sorrow from mymind. It shows me that there is no need to mourn something that never was lost because it was something that never was. The Essence is still there, has always been, and always will be.
“The opposite of joy is depression. When your learning promotes depression instead of joy, you cannot be listening to God’s joyous Teacher and learning His lessons.”
God wills only joy for me. He does not create sorrow, death and pain. He does not snatch my loved ones from me in cruelty. It is I that believed in death and not Everlasting Life. I had listened to the ego that sings the dirges and has me follow a dark procession. Holy Spirit’s Voice is lilting, lifting me out of the shadows and into the blue sky where joy awaits. It is beautiful in the joy with God. My father is there in the joy and I know he wishes that I not suffer any longer.
“Do not allow yourself to suffer from imagined results of what is not true.”
I have imagined death as an end to a body and neither exists. My belief in death is the root of all illusions. I made my beliefs in separation and I made the suffering and now I can choose again and co-create Love in its place. I have the freedom to do so and I choose this now.
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