I have a book by Eileen Caddy, co-founder of the Findhorn Community. If you don’t know what the Findhorn Community is, Google it– you’re in for a treat.
I felt led to share what I read today in her book, “God Spoke to Me.”
You cannot see yourself reflected within a turbulent pool but when that water has been stilled and becomes like a mirror, you can see the reflection of yourself perfectly.
A state of serenity
Seek deep within and find that peace which passes understanding. Remain in that state of consciousness so that nothing outward can touch or ruffle your serenity, for it is when you are in this state that I can work in and through you. You cannot see yourself reflected within a turbulent pool but when that water has been stilled and becomes like a mirror, you can see the reflection of yourself perfectly. Still your soul until you reflect nothing but the perfect– My love, My light, My wisdom. In this state of consciousness, you can be used to radiate those attributes to your fellow human beings.
You have started on this path. Know that practice makes perfect; be patient, be persistent, persevere. Without constant practice you cannot hope to achieve. No pianist, singer or artist ever reached the pinnacle of perfection without hours of practice, without repetition.
It would be useless to remain wrapped in cotton wool all your life. You need a loving and understanding heart and this you find by weathering the rough with the smooth, by experiencing life at its heights and in its depths. Unless you have experienced, how can you hope to understand deeply? No lessons need be abortive all have a place in the overall pattern and plan.
Step by step, tread this path with love in your heart and perfection as your aim. Know that you will achieve and rejoice in that knowing.