Today: Contemplate your divine nature – from the I Ching

yinyang02paperBe like water.  Assume the shape that flows best in the circumstance.  Do not be caught up in your reactive tendencies.  They can hold you in your own personal prison.  Contemplate on divine nature, becoming that instead, for all to witness and be inspired.

 

The text reads:
If piety is sincere and expressive of real faith, the contemplation of it has a transforming awe-inspiring effect on those who witness it.
Thus also in nature a holy seriousness is to be seen in the fact that natural occurrences are uniformly subject to law. Contemplation of the divine meaning underlying the workings of the universe gives to the man who is called upon to influence others the means of producing like effects. This requires that power of inner concentration which religious contemplation develops in great men strong in faith. It enables them to apprehend the mysterious and divine laws of life, and by means of profoundest inner concentration they give expression to these laws in their own persons. Thus a hidden spiritual power emanates from them, influencing and dominating others without their being aware of how it happens.”
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