Knowing What You Want

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I’ve been meditating on the concept of “knowing what you want”. On some level I’ve come to see it more as knowing what you NEED to want, or SHOULD want, in order to be on “the Path” (as it is sometimes referred to) … that place that uniquely fits you. You can “know what you want” until you’re blue in the face … it doesn’t mean that even if you get it you will find happiness. Whereas if you open yourself to be divinely guided to what you SHOULD want (which is very different than dictating your will to God, or the Universe) … THAT is what will bring contentment, joy, and happiness into your life.

At any rate, here are my words to meditate on … coming at the issue from varying angles:

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“Faith is a state of openness or trust. To have faith is like when you trust yourself to the water. You don’t grab hold of the water when you swim, because if you do you will become stiff and tight in the water, and sink. You have to relax, and the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging, and holding on. In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe becomes a person who has no faith at all. Instead they are holding tight. But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.”

– Alan Watts

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“Don’t allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily”

– Paulo Coelho

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“Accept and express your underlying certitude, and it shall be worldwide sagacity.”

– Ogwo David Emenike

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Religion4All is an idea: that every human being (no matter their race, religion, sexuality, social status, lifestyle, or any other possible factor) is LOVED by God; just … as … they are.

We all are loved by God, and NO religion or person has a monopoly on it. Every single person on this planet is loved equally by God … SO many are cut off from God because they are told they don’t belong. God loves everyone … we ALL are beautiful creations … we don’t need to cringe when we hear the words “God”, or “religion”, or their judgments … God LOVES us all!

There is no requirement to change in order to be LOVED by God, or to LOVE God. God is LOVE, and LOVE is God … period. There is no one who God loves more than anyone else … there are only those who choose to LOVE more … to love God more, and consequently then to love each other more. In doing so, we grow closer to God … and know God.

By opening our hearts, and minds to God (free of boundaries like religion, or social trends); by LOVING God … we are exactly where we are meant to be. If we maintain that openness, never allowing any person or event to make us close our hearts, we will be guided by God to be who we are meant to be.

In that space of openness we can then live a life of LOVE, and be guided to where we are meant to be … forever in LOVE.

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