It’s Valentine’s Day and as I experience the holiday with my family – receiving cards with red hearts; giving the children candy treats; dressing in red and pink and white – I think about the greatest Love of my life, my Love of God. I’ve been a Lover of God for as long as I can remember and It goes far beyond any romantic or sweet love that is expressed on a paper gift card.
What exactly does it mean to be a Lover of God? How can one Love God? God, according to the dictionary, is the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the supreme being. What?!? Just try to wrap your brain around God, and Love, and the meaning of all life…
Honestly, the answer to my question is quite simple and is beautifully spoken about in a Tools For Living Free #14 “Loving God Through Imitation” by Sound Current Master and brilliant Teacher, Dr. Roger B. Lane. I cannot even begin to explain how to Love the Lord, God even half as well as My Beloved Teacher does, so if you want the straight answer read it here!
I will say this, I see the Lord, God in all things. I see the Lord, God in the beauty of this world – the colors, the textures, the scents and sounds. I see the Lord, God in the small and large acts of caring, compassion, non-judgment and love that we all do in one way or another. I see the Lord, God in the “tragedies” and “triumphs” of human life. For whether it is a family member “battling” cancer or a well-deserved promotion at work – all of life’s moments are Opportunities to Learn and Grow as the Spirit within. I Love This. I Know Joy and Peace when I am being kind and compassionate. I Know God and when I remember I am God I surrender my hurt, pain, and anger and allow mySelf to be led from a neutral place. Dr. Lane says, “…when you love God you love yourSelf.” And “[L]oving Him is to be in that place, letting God be God.” Yes.
And for me, in particular, as an Initiate Of The Sound Current On The Path Of Soul Transcendence, I see the Lord, God “above” these manifestations in the physical realm and within mySelf when I practice the Spiritual Technique Taught at the time of Initiation. In fact, I more than “see” the Lord, God; I experience directly inside mySelf in the Soul Body the Lord, God. For more on this see What Is Initiation? here.
I Lovingly encourage you, too, to be a Lover of God! And in honor of Valentine’s Day, I leave you today with a Love sonnet to the Lord, God:
What does it mean to Love the Lord, my God?
How far and wide an answer seems to be
For what is Love? Is God? Is Life to me?
These inquiries my mind to the beat nod.
Alone I know a brain is not enough,
To grasp the Truth That sits in each of us.
Teacher to lead across the bridge a must!
And Teach Love Lessons of God without fuss.
It is from Dear Teacher the Truth is known,
To Love the Lord is to act as He does.
With compassion, kindness, caring and love,
And do as much like a great skill to hone.
To be in that God place is Love because,
‘Tis then the below is as the above.