Friday, January 20, 2012

A.T.O.N.E.M.E.N.T.

Discipline #4

A.T.O.N.E.M.E.N.T: A Time Of Noticing Every Misdeed Eventually Needs Tuning

~ "The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity." ~—Lord Byron



Atonement is essentially coming to the realization that all things are one, hence; at-one-ment. Whenever we start to feel disconnected from the one true source, there’s only one thing that can happen; delusion. Somehow or another, we convince ourselves that we are separate from all that is and that everything that happens to us has nothing to do with this truth. Sadly enough, there are countless people who live their lives this way constantly feeling like a victim of circumstance. If we truly stop to take a look at the condition of our lives, we will see that everything is divinely and rightly ordered according to the higher purpose of each individual. I know it may not seem this way at first glance but if you look deeper just beneath the fa├žade of your troubles, you will find a vein of wisdom coursing through your elaborate life plan. Sometimes it helps to look in hindsight and remember those times when we thought all was lost but some how miraculously we were able to see ourselves through by trusting in the divine. Thus far, every fearful situation I’ve experienced has ultimately turned out to be my greatest impetus…

Extracted from 100 Disciplines to Higher Consciousness: A Conclusive Synopsis on Spiritual Principles pg. 26 by Dr. Peter C. Rogers

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