Reading & Meditation (life) by Rev. Christine Emmerling 4/10/22 (text)
Reading & Meditation by Rev. Christine Emmerling 4/10/2022
Today I have selected a reading from Come Unto Me Volume Three The Christ by Malinda Cramer on Putting on the New Man.
To put off the old man is to cease thinking death, falsehood, ignorance, hate or weakness; to put on the new man is to think life, truth and understanding, love and strength. To put off the old man is to cease thinking fear, doubt or prejudice or aversion; to put on the new man is thinking knowledge, faith and universal love – without respect to person. To put off the old man is to cease thinking revenge or cruelty, disease or evil; to put on the new man is thinking justice, mercy, harmony and charity. To put off the old man is to refrain from judging according to senses; to put on the new man is to judge according to the Spirit.
To put away lying is to put away all conversation about being temporary. To speak the truth with each other is to converse about being that which is eternal. To be in error is to believe that we are mortal. To be in truth is to know that we are immortal.
To express the truth is to express immortality. This is the permanent remedy for all disease. It is the Truth which was the immortality of Jesus. It is this truth which is the Christ of us all. And according to the measure of our truth have we expressed the Christ as it was in Jesus.
We shall now move into meditation. Get comfortable, take in some good deep breathing, as we go within to our sacred temple.
God is the deep peace within us that calms and stills our thoughts. God is the joy that bubbles up and reverberates throughout our entire being. God is the love that gives us life, and this love is the radiance of who we are. God is eternal life and is our immortality.
I am living, I am loving, I am joyous, I am peaceful, I am one with God. (Repeat)
God is present in the here and now and everywhere. All life big and small, invisible and visible, the vast cosmos and beyond. All God expressing life, in a dance of love, peace and joy. I am ever one in this dance of life. (silence).
As we bring our attention back, let us give our thanks for these silent moments of Oneness -- Thank you God.