Nothing can hurt you unless you give it the power to do so.
I cannot be hurt by anyone or anything. I am the one that allows another person, organization, situation or fearful thought “hurt” me. In truth, I cannot be hurt at all. When I allow something to “hurt” me, it is because I wish to remain as a victim. There are no victims when we all have the power as the Son of God. In past experiences I have had in my life, there were times I allowed others in the world have power over me. Be it abuse, or whatever it may have been, I believed myself as small and insignificant. This changed when I believed what the Voice of God shared with me. In any situation, I allow the Holy Spirit to see it with me and show me where I can have freedom instead of fear.
In the past, I tried to figure out my plan to deal with the fear I held onto so tightly, and none of it worked at all. Holy Spirit offers a new plan and one that works. When I align myself with His Plan for Salvation, all is made clear. Just as Ganesha in Hindu philosophy used his trunk to remove obstacles in the way, Holy Spirit does that for me. Yet I cannot see my brother as an obstacle but as a partner. This is how we enter the Ark, as we cannot enter alone.
My favorite passage is the last paragraph, where it is assured us when we follow Holy Spirit’s plan, all obstacles of our state of mind will be removed and our mind will be at peace.
You may wonder how you can be at peace when, while you are in time, there is so much that must be done before the way to peace is open. Perhaps this seems impossible to you. But ask yourself if it is possible that God would have a plan for your salvation that does not work. Once you accept His plan as the one function that you would fulfill, there will be nothing else the Holy Spirit will not arrange for you without your effort. He will go before you making straight your path, and leaving in your way no stones to trip on, and no obstacles to bar your way. Nothing you need will be denied you. Not one seeming difficulty but will melt away before you reach it. You need take thought for nothing, careless of everything except the only purpose that you would fulfill. As that was given you, so will its fulfillment be. God’s guarantee will hold against all obstacles, for it rests on certainty and not contingency. It rests on [you.] And what can be more certain than a Son of God?
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