Prayer ~ Supporting yourself and others with prayer
"Prayer lays hold of Godís plan and becomes the link between His will and its accomplishment on earth. Amazing things happen, and we are given the privilege of being the channels of the Holy Spiritís prayer."
~ Elisabeth Elliot
"Work as if you were to live a hundred years, pray as if you were to die tomorrow."
~ Benjamin Franklin
As we move through life, we see a great many things that are beautiful and we also see things which are tragic. It is not what we experience but how we respond to what we experience that reveals our level of Spiritual Evolution.
Together we CAN make a difference. We do so through compassionate ACTION. We cannot hope to bring about any change if we do nothing. But in order to do the right thing, we must develop a spiritual practice which enables us to not only practice the presence of God, but to be that presence.
It is quite simple. You should not exclude yourself from the group. You should do what is good for everyone but not forget yourself. It should be clear at this point in time in history that devolving into an ego maniac causes problems both for yourself, for your family and friends and when we look at the world today we see that the majority of problems occur in countries where the ego runs wild and thus there are huge inequities in society.
The answer is within each of us. It is not about being alone, it is about being in community with each other and with the Divine