When Love Possesses Your Heart

Architech and BuilderAct without doing;
work without effort.
Think of the small as large
and the few as many.
Confront the difficult
while it is still easy;
accomplish the great task
by a series of small acts.
The Master never reaches for the great;
thus she achieves greatness.
When she runs into a difficulty,
she stops and gives herself to it.
She doesn’t cling to her own comfort;
thus problems are no problem for her.
Tao Te Ching v63

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I play and return to joy, my natural state of being.
When I watch a toddler bounce to music or hear children squeal with delight, I remember human beings are meant to feel and express joy. I may sometimes wonder where my joy has gone; when did life become so serious? Then I have a good laugh, take myself and my life a little less seriously, and joy bubbles up again.
Joy is never lost; sometimes I just lose sight of it. I make a play-date to bring joy into the forefront of my life. I may call a friend with a good sense of humor or spend the afternoon at a park playing with children or pets. I may plan a joyful surprise for someone else, or simply do what I love. In times of play, I feel lighter and brighter. I am returned to my natural state of joy.
You make the gateways of the morning and the evening shout for joy.—Psalm 65:8
Daily Word

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Holy InstantThe light of the world brings peace to every mind
through my forgiveness.
How holy are you who have the power to bring peace to every mind! How blessed are you who can learn to recognize the means for letting this be done through you! What purpose could you have that would bring you greater happiness?
You are indeed the light of the world with such a function. The Son of God looks to you for his redemption. It is yours to give him, for it belongs to you. Accept no trivial purpose or meaningless desire in its place, or you will forget your function and leave the Son of God in hell. This is no idle request that is being asked of you. You are being asked to accept salvation that it may be yours to give.
Recognizing the importance of this function, we will be happy to remember it very often today. We will begin the day by acknowledging it, and close the day with the thought of it in our awareness. And throughout the day we will repeat this as often as we can:
The light of the world brings peace to every mind
through my forgiveness. I am the means God has
appointed for the salvation of the world.
If you close your eyes, you will probably find it easier to let the related thoughts come to you in the minute or two that you should devote to considering this. Do not, however, wait for such an opportunity. No chance should be lost for reinforcing today’s idea. Remember that God’s Son looks to you for his salvation. And Who but your Self must be His Son?
A Course In Miracles ~ 63

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Protected 3. . . Is Strong To Serve
When Love Possesses Your Heart
To serve adequately, the soul must make sacrifices. There must be sacrifice of desire of self. Your Master demonstrated this, even to the sacrifice of life itself. There is no true service without sacrifice. You may shrink from it, brothers, but you cannot alter the law of life. But when love possesses your heart, all service, all giving, brings such joy that there is no sacrifice.
The Quiet Mind – Sayings of White Eagle

About David Mills

David is the Founder, Catalyst, and Co-creator of Workplace Hidden Opportunities. Workplace Hidden Opportunities is an information management Specialized Knowledge Platform™ (SKP™) focused exclusively on the workplace and corporate real estate. Together with the W100 a book by the same title is in progress.
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