But I also believe they were on my mind because I’ve been wrangling with myself about just how I feel about God.
First and foremost, I do believe in God, and that He goes by another name in different cultures; some say that God may be a woman; however, I’m not quite on that same page yet; although I can understand where these believers are coming from.
It is not out of disrespect that they believe God is a woman; it is because how of God takes care of us, that God is loving and kind—not one to be feared, but one to revere—and one to be emulated.
I grew up in a very religious Catholic home. We prayed before every meal; we prayed the rosary from our knees on the hard vinyl kitchen flooring, and coming home late at night in the car after visiting with family friends.
As a child, praying was a chore. As an adult looking back in remembrance, I view the time as warm and inviting; it was a time when we, as a family, were enmeshed—for lack of a better term—with each other.
In these United States we are entering the holiday season: Thanksgiving first and then Christmas with New Year’s following. I suppose taking this trip down memory lane is my way of preparing and showing my gratitude for all the blessings I’ve received.
Also as an adult, I don’t pray the rosary very much at all nor do I attend church; however, I do pray to God and His Universe, all the Angels and Saints, and to all else who live out there in the vast unknown that may be listening in.
I have not become a hypocrite where my religion is concerned; I have become more aware, however, of God’s Spirit that has unmistakably shown itself to me as Source, of whom I go to when seeking answers and direction.
The God I know, the one I grew up with, and the one I continue having discussions with is kind and all-knowing, loving and accepting of everyone who walks this earth. And I mean everyone!
God will always be with me and within me. I am His Spirit. I am His Love. I am He as much as He is me.
But because I see God in this way, others I know see me as fallen away and aloof from my (or is it their) faith. They are way off in their assumption; I’m the closest to Him and Prayer and Being One than I’ve ever been. I am content. I am happy. I receive more and more blessings each and every day. I have turned my life over to the trust He and His Universe offer.
The Ten Commandments written on the stone are rules to follow while on this earth in order to reach Heaven.
Following the vibrations of Universal Law (attraction, prosperity, spirituality, etc.), however, feed my soul with even more compassion, empathy, mindfulness, and the most important vibration of all, love.
What food feeds your soul and where does it come from?
I’d love to hear.
To your success,
“The possibility of stepping into a higher plane is quite real for everyone. It requires no force or effort or sacrifice. It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal.” ~Deepak Chopra
Peggy Lee Hanson, personal transition guide and mentor, is expert at compassionately helping those suffering loss of any proportion, especially through unemployment. Using proven strategies and support, she teaches how to move quickly and easily through current or impending life-changing moments so that you can have the life you are meant -- and deserve -- to live.
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