“YOU ARE HONORED BY GOD, and yet this statement can
inflame your sense of uncertainty, arouse your sense of guilt,
confuse your sense of pride and stimulate all manner of conflict
that actually exists within you now. In the past you have attempted to
be something unreal, and it has failed you. Now you are afraid to be
anything for fear that failure will pursue you once again.Thus,
greatness appears to be littleness and littleness appears to be greatness,
and all things are seen backwards or reversed from their true meaning.
YOU ARE HONORED BY GOD whether you can accept this or not.
It is true regardless of human evaluation, for only things that are
beyond evaluation are true.We are taking you to that which is beyond
evaluation, which will be the greatest discovery possible in this life or
in any life.
UPON THE HOUR REPEAT THIS STATEMENT and consider it
seriously. In your two practice periods, allow your mind once again to
be still and receptive so that you may learn to receive the honor that
God has for you. Surely, this honor must be directed towards a part of
you that you are barely aware of. It is not your behavior that is
honored. It is not your idealism that is honored. It is not your beliefs,
your assumptions, your demands or your fears.These may be for good
or for ill.These may serve you or betray you. But honor is reserved for
something greater, which you are now learning to recognize.
– PRACTICE 103: “Steps To Knowledge“, The Book Of Inner Knowing. Available free, to all.
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