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The Law of Impermanence

You have heard it said that the only thing that doesn’t change is change! Nothing tangible is permanent, lasting, or stays the same. Everything in the created world is subject to this law of impermanence, but one thing: Spiritual Law, which doesn’t change.

I can say that spiritual law is immutable because it has been around since the worlds were called into existence—by Its own existence. So, if we need to understand one thing in the world, we should make that one thing the thing itself—spiritual law.

Since I was a tiny child, spirituality always intrigued me. I wondered what God looked like, sounded like, and felt like. I tested human law until it became fallible. Then I compared my humanity with that which doesn’t change, until I came to a place where I knew, without a shadow of a doubt, that God had placed into existence something inside of me and inside of every other spirit on earth that allowed access to this undercurrent.

I sensed my oneness with humanity, my oneness with the ocean and the dessert, and my oneness with all things spiritual. All I ever wanted was to know my heavenly parent. I never wanted to be like the prodigal child in the bible. I wanted to be THE child, who knew from the beginning, who the gracious father was in the story. I didn’t want to be lost. So, I secured a spiritual path long before most of my peers.

I began to hitchhike to church at seven, when everyone in my family had lost hope in a higher power. The first spiritual small group I attended, there were only two people under 35—the girl who invited me and I. Cultivating a spiritual path in the midst of people who thought I was a loon for believing in anything that they couldn’t see was difficult, but an even greater task was having no one that even resembled a spiritual template in life. Yet, something inside propelled me forward to awaken that which only Spirit can encourage.

So, understanding law and accepting the impermanence of everything around you is a foreign language to most people. So, don’t take anything you read or feel too seriously. We all are learning the best we can. You’re about to change this instant. Yes, even the way you believe and how you manage your spiritual life consistently changes. You life must enter into impermanence as soon as it becomes a part of the ephemeral world. My belief is that our reality keeps showing us not to trust the tangible, so that we will reach inside for a deeper meaning. That is what I know for you, who are reading this Discovery today.

If you want to invest your time and meditation in anything, let it be focusing in on the mutable, unchangeable spiritual law of the universe.

Coming Up: Catching a Glimpse of Grace!

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This is my new book about Meditation. As it says, I have made this manual simple and practical for anyone who wants to begin the process of change through meditation. Please buy a copy for yourself and a friend. Go to Amazon!

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Bo works with people on SKYPE and FaceTime all over the world. He is taking new clients now. Call 954-253-6493 for information.

Take the time to look at Bo’s bookshelf of self-help books, novels, healing downloads, and yoga DVD. All of Bo’s books help people such as you, make SIGNIFICANT CHANGE with habits, find your SOULMATE, your PASSION, reach YOUR DREAMS, and dictate your own FUTURE.

Chosen to show his new hypnotherapeutic techniques on The Learning Channel (TLC) and also given the opportunity to teach at the world conference for Learning, and received the award of excellence for Helping Overcome Obesity in Nashville, Bo Sebastian is the writer and director of Finding Authentic You and Uncommon Gay Spiritual Warrior. Go directly to Amazon/Amazon Kindle to buy any of his wonderfully inspired books: ]

 

 

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Your Lasting Good

Every time something wonderful comes along in your life, is your first thought: How long will this good last before it’s ripped away? I have spent much of my life having this kind of fear present itself every time opportunity knocks, enters, and stays awhile.

My question is: How long does good last—in general? Or, can we expect anything to last, if all of life is about change?

Even the master, Jesus, asked his followers, “Why do you call me good?” What exactly is good in the wide spectrum of life? Can we only know good if we have experienced bad? Or can we distinguish that, as long as we are living in this human body, that EVERYTHING is in its right and perfect order and working together for the good?

Also, as a counterpoint: How many times have wonderful effects come to you as a result of seemingly horrible events, such as divorce, a death, a job loss, or even a disease?

I know with absolute certainty that the most lessons I have ever learned in life have been either in the midst of, or after, a terrible tragedy. I think of the aftermath of 9-11. How many people hung flags and reached out in kindness after that event? I was astonished at the amount of good around me during that next month. It was almost as if tragedy is more of an eye-opener, than devastation, after the fact.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m not trying to underscore disaster with perfection. I simply believe that after the rightful grief and tears subside, often a very plausible and great lesson comes, if we are willing to step aside and allow for the lesson to manifest.

Good is all around us and in us at every moment of every day. What changes are the effects in our periphery? So, can we naturally assume that what is only an effect is not so permanent after all? Maybe we are right to have little expectations about any and all “effects” in our lives. However, I don’t want to live my life thinking that the next brick will fall out of the sky and onto me. No, that is not the truth for you or me, unless we choose to believe that fact.

Lately, I have been looking a life with this sense of impermanence and also without expectation. When I don’t set myself up for disappointment, by counting on my present situation to stay exactly the way it arrived, then I am simply a realist. Every thing in and on this earth is ephemeral. If you can find some object that doesn’t change, please let me know. I’d like to invest in it. Until then, I’m going to invest my time and effort on the power that creates all of my good, and open my heart wide for Divine Substance to fill it with the perfection that only Spirit can deliver.

Coming Up: The Law of Impermanence!

Meditation Photo

This is my new book about Meditation. As it says, I have made this manual simple and practical for anyone who wants to begin the process of change through meditation. Please buy a copy for yourself and a friend. Go to Amazon!

* * *

Bo works with people on SKYPE and FaceTime all over the world. He is taking new clients now. Call 954-253-6493 for information.

Take the time to look at Bo’s bookshelf of self-help books, novels, healing downloads, and yoga DVD. All of Bo’s books help people such as you, make SIGNIFICANT CHANGE with habits, find your SOULMATE, your PASSION, reach YOUR DREAMS, and dictate your own FUTURE.

Chosen to show his new hypnotherapeutic techniques on The Learning Channel (TLC) and also given the opportunity to teach at the world conference for Learning, and received the award of excellence for Helping Overcome Obesity in Nashville, Bo Sebastian is the writer and director of Finding Authentic You and Uncommon Gay Spiritual Warrior. Go directly to Amazon/Amazon Kindle to buy any of his wonderfully inspired books: ]

 

 

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