My Dear Friends,
rest back, receive the gift of God without struggle or strain; in a
resting from any personal effort. “I come as a thief in the night.”
And you, you relax, and rest back on a sea of Spirit.
order to practice our conscious oneness with that Omnipresence, that
sea of Spirit; In order to rest in the understanding that underneath
are the everlasting arms of our Divine Father, it is necessary to
practice the principle of Resting and Relaxing. “Resist not evil”
means – relax. Easy dose it. Remain still. “Stand still and see
the salvation” of this invisible Presence of God; this invisible
Substance appearing as the fabric of your existence.
is our struggles that block the operation of this invisible Grace;
when we are resisting, when we are struggling and straining, whether
it is physically, or mentally taking much thought, searching
frantically for a truth with which to meet our problem; this entire
struggle, is not necessary any more. We are learning to relax and
why; because we know now and we have seen that Invisible arm of the
Infinite loving Father going before us; we have experienced Grace and
Grace comes, Grace functions in a moment that you relax.
have been taught that the strong survive; that this world is a world
of “survival of the fittest.” And it has been hammered away at us
for centuries, but we who are of the household of God, the children
of God, we have learned to relax, to rest. “There remaineth a rest
to the children of God.” Are we the children of God? We are if we
“Put up your sword” and this means the mental
sword as well. Stop fighting. Those that use the mental sword will
die by the mental sword. It means that if you use any force, any
mental force, you will become entangled in that mental force. Such as
wishing, asking, begging, and taking positive thoughts, affirmations
that are parrot like.
The moment you pick up the sword and
start taking thought, you are operating from the premise that there
is a power that needs to be overcome. And all the time within you,
the Father is saying, “Come unto Me, come unto Me and drop your
burdens at My feet, rest, relax I will take it from here.
I in the midst of you am the way.