Today's lesson from A Course in Miracles has to do with resting in the knowledge that everything is taken care of. We are called to rest in God. We are called to let go of the stress and the struggle that is self-imposed and allow the Spirit to guide us. To do this requires that we let go of trying to control outcomes. We must set our intentions and then work towards the goal, trusting that God has our back.
I just finished re-reading a book by Jen Sincere,titled You Are A Bada**". In this book, she talks about the way that she has learned about God, the field of all potential, and came to understand that is is loved and God has her back. She has lived in various countries, writing and waiting for where she is summoned next. When she has needed a place to live, she would set the intention, send out some messages, and rest in the assurance that it would be taken care of. When she needed to make some money, she would set the intention for how much she needed to earn and the wait for God to deliver. She always worked towards the intention, but she gave up the stressing part of whether or not it would work.
I have found that most of the stress that I have experienced in my life has been self-imposed. When I stopped wondering if the world would accept me and embraced the truth that I was already accepted, my stress went away. When I rest in the knowledge that God loves me and has my back, It becomes much easier to handle the little circumstances of life. When we rest, we are not stopping the movement of our mission. Instead, we are resting in the knowledge that everything will be coordinated, coincidences will be arranged, and life is taken care of. We are called to action. We are supposed to go and do and live and make a difference. We are not, however, supposed to sit and fret, or work and fret, or wander and fret. We are supposed to work and then rest in God's love.
So today, take a few moments and simply close your eyes, and focus on resting in the knowledge that God loves you and God has your back!
To Your Rest,
Jody N Holland
Jody is a writer, motivational speaker, consultant, and entrepreneur. He has been the keynote speaker at over 250 events around the world. Jody speaks more than 150 times per year at different programs, and he has given more than 10,000 speeches during his career.