has a specific mission in the world, but all human beings serve like
cells in a single body, working together in the realization of a common
goal. -- Yehuda Berg
I like knowing we each have something specific to do that blesses the whole. We don;t have to be in each others way - We are unique - and, if we aren't doing our own part - there's a kind of hole in the tapestry of life.
In this time of LIGHT It's fun for me to consider Each of us helping the Other to Reach Higher Reach heaven and bring it closer, like a Blanket of Light
we could all stand on and be flung into the One, like children in a blanket toss game . . .
"It is difficult to say anything about Sufism as this Sufi story from Hazrat Inayat Khan explains:
"There is a well known Eastern legend giving the idea of a soul who had found truth. There was a wall of laughter and of smiles. This wall existed for ages and many tried to climb it, but few succeeded. Those who had climbed upon it saw something beyond, and so interested were they that they smiled, climbed over the wall and never returned. The people of the town began to wonder what magic could there be and what attraction, that whoever climbed the wall never returned. So they called it the wall of mystery. Then they said, 'We must make an enquiry and send someone who can reach the top, but we must tie him with a rope to hold him back.' When the man they had thus sent reached the top of the wall, he smiled and tried to jump over it, but they pulled him back. Still he smiled, and when the people eagerly asked, 'what did you see there?' he did not answer, he only smiled.
This is the condition of the seer. The man who in the shrine of his heart has seen the vision of God, the one who has the realization of truth, can only smile, for words can never really explain what truth means".
"Appreciation is the highest form of receiving. Say “thank you” into the thin air and notice any positive feelings of gratitude. Can you take them in?"
it's from Yehuda Berg
How nice to know I'm part of a group of people who talk to the sky. Francis of Asissi, Tevye from "Fiddler on the Roof," Yehuda Berg, your maggid - speak to The One in many ways - including up towards the sky.
How about you? Talk to (or towards) the sky? In your heart? Silently in prayer? Have a special way you want to share?
My whole schedule has turned itself inside out. I'm thinkin' it's a good thing Just busy.
I'm doing lots
One of the exciting things is an Ethics Class - every Tuesday Morning this school term. I'm enjoying every bit of it Although, I bet you can see smoke coming off the top of my head lots & lots of thinking going on
Image by Walt Jabsco via Flickr I apologize it's taking me time to find a new, workable schedule. It keeps me from sharing with you as much as I'd like.
Today I attended our "Ed Fair." It happens once a year. the last two years I have been able to participate with the planning, which makes it even more fun. This year my friend and i both won awards. It's pretty good to be acknowledged in a room full of your peers . . . yep, a good feeling. Of course, it encourages everyone else, too - Because - If I can do it . . Anyone can, and i bet that's what a lot of my fellow teachers were thinking.
I got to attend two excellent classes, got to pick a free book to bring home, got to facilitate a lunchtime discussion . . and, still had time to shop, visit with a friend, pet my creatures, dance around, get chores done, AND - hear that services at The Center - made everyone happy.