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As we all know, staying in the idea of light and remembering to choose peace first can be so challenging at times. Worries about health, money, family and work can occupy much of our thoughts if we allow them, and one moment of focusing on these issues can quickly turn into a full time preoccupation.
And it’s not just the obvious troubles of the world that can lead us into this ‘dark side,’ but more often than not it’s the mental anguishes such as uncertainty, judgments or holding grievances that cause our unrest and disturbs our peace.
However it’s during these times that staying in the light is so important. It may sound cliché to make a statement as obvious as ‘keep a positive attitude,’ but staying in an aware high frequency flow is crucial to maintaining inner-harmony and the stillness needed to hear the quiet, gentle Voice of the Holy Spirit.
Staying in the light involves allowing ourselves to be led step by step, moment by moment, trusting that all things are happening for our good. It means taking a deep breath and remembering to think a moment before speaking; to let things go easily and to not take life so seriously.
Staying in the light means always seeing the good in ourselves and others and knowing that we are all doing the best that we can. It means not beating ourselves up when things don’t seem to go our way or when we make a mistake.
Staying in the light means the ability to laugh at ourselves and with others instead of blaming or fault finding. It means allowing ourselves to have some fun every once in a while and not feeling guilty for things left unsaid or undone (there’s always tomorrow).
Staying in the light actually clears the path for receiving God’s Love and Blessings and frees us from trying to control every aspect of the illusion (it’s uncontrollable anyway). It’s living the ‘happy dream’ and allowing the snow of fear and worry to melt so that the blossoms of spring can bloom…
The dark side of our thoughts is always waiting and when eyes are closed, darkness can seem to be all there is. Staying in the light however is a decision to keep eyes open, front and centre. It’s a decision to remember the truth of whom and what you really are, love and nothing else.
“Ask for the Light and let it guide you without questioning where it takes you. Remember that until you see all the world within the Light, you may be lost, letting the darkness lead your way (Holy Spirit’s Interpretation of the New Testament, NTI, MT.6:5-6).”