“Love is simply creation’s greatest joy.” – Hafiz
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Be patient, therefore, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. You too must be patient. Make your hearts firm, because the coming of the Lord is at hand.
You’ve heard it said that patience is a virtue.
It is, indeed.
It takes being present to what is without all the mental commentary that often leads to fear of the future or complaining over what has happened in the past.
The farmer in today’s scripture verses would be immobilized with angst if he was always fretting over what’s happening or not happening with the seeds underground.
The weather is out of the farmer’s control.
Early and late rains will come or they won’t.
The farmer must trust in the unseen.
The seeds underground are sprouting through the power of the Creative Energy of the Universe.
You can call it God if you wish.
God is enmeshed in the fabric of all that is, energizing new life.
The dying and rising process is ongoing.
Therefore, God is always coming, always in the process of arriving, and is inviting us and all things to take part.
This takes a “dying” and a “rising” — a letting go and a taking part.
God’s coming is at hand.
It’s always now.
Is your heart firm?
Are you ready to work in tandem with the Creative Energy of the Universe?
Or should I say God?
Or should I say Love itself?
What fruit will be created when you allow this Love to enrich you?
How will you be energized to create what is good, beautiful, compassionate, and just?
Allow the adventure to begin!
It’s starting right now!
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