I See God In You . . .
"A knowledge of the existence of something we cannot penetrate, of the manifestations of the profoundest reason and the most radiant beauty - it is this knowledge and this emotion that constitute the truly religious attitude; in this sense, and in this alone, I am a deeply religious man. "
Can You See God In Yourself?
There is compelling evidence that we are all separate. I know that I hold back a great deal that I could share with others because I frequently feel separate. I write it off to being a loner, but really it is a way of protecting myself. As I get older I have come to appreciate everything so much more including the things I don't understand. I am not a particularly religious person, but I know that there is an unexplanable power in the universe permeating everything and everyone.
There are all types of people and circumstances we are all facing, but when I stop to see God in everything I realize that is where peace is. Peace of mind is more important to me than anything. I make every effort, I can, to see people and circumstances in a way that brings me peace of mind. This is how I learned to see God in you. It took longer for me to see God in myself.
We all spend much of our time reflecting on the past. I've done this, too, but I cannot find God there and I cannot find God in the future events I worry over. But, when I am here in this moment I see God in everything. I am a person who likes to see verifiable logic in all things. I have pondered the wonders of the world around us and I have shaken my head in dismay many, many times trying to understand the things I don't, but as Werner Erhardt once said, "Understanding is the booby prize in life." The real prize is in the experience of life in the moment.
The happiness we share comes from ourselves and I am so very happy to share that emotion with others. I could not imagine a world with such awesome wonder that the mystery would last a lifetime, but it is the world I live in every day. That I am in this world sharing my consciousness with others and having others share their consciousness with me is so extraordinary that it touches the very core of me.
Today, I wanted to just tell you that I see God in you and I hope you can see God in me and in yourself. Thank you for letting me be with you.
I See God in You . . .