Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Strength. Love. Peace.

A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart (Chapter 1) from Martin Luther King Jr.'s book The Strength to Love opens with Matthew 10:16  Be Ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves and goes on to talk about "life at it's best is a creative synthesis of opposites in fruitful harmony.  The philosopher Hegel said that truth is found neither in the thesis or the antithesis, but in an emergent synthesis which reconciles the two."
This emergent synthesis which reconciles two opposite forces is the voice of life in peace and harmony with the constant change agent that is eternally propelling destinies cycles.

In every way it is AND not or.  We are at a time in history where each of us must learn this mechanism of change of recognizing the truth within the appearance of separation and unreconcilable options.  We get to revel in the strength and power of our soul's function in each moment of being present, fully alive with a musculature of practice creating the strength to love beyond our fears.

Enjoy today remembering the strength of spirit is your birthright.  Strap on those wings and take flight, transcending worry, fear, despair experiencing all that is loving.

Right now.
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