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Everything I Need Inside of Me

Perhaps this morning's realization as I meditated sprung from yesterday's post. As I sat in silence, I realized that I already have everything I need inside of me. Perhaps therein lies the power of meditation. Through silently sitting we calm the mind and quiet the inner and outer disturbances that cloud our judgment and create separation between us and our divine center. I love this thought as expressed by Yogananda:

Any erroneous thought of man is a result of an imperfection, large or small, in his discernment. The goal of yoga science is to calm the mind, that without distortion it may hear the infallible counsel of the Inner Voice.

And what is this "Inner Voice?" Some call it "Conscience," "Light of Christ," "Holy Ghost," "Spirit," or "Intuition." Semantics aside, I believe that this inner voice is divine soul guidance that appears naturally in humankind during those times when our mind is calm. Our inner voice can shout if there is an emergency but mostly will not force itself upon us. If we fail to receive a message, it is because we aren't "receptive." Yes, we must be ready to "receive." Antenna up and all.

By sitting silently, I'm tuning in, becoming "receptive" to divine messaging. My cellular network is in range (full bars to be exact), and I can receive messages loud and clear.

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