The Two Trees (10 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]In the Wilderness ...It seems that every day we awake in the Wilderness. Then we must choose to either spend our time in the Garden or on the Hill.Decisions, decisions, decisions ...“I cannot do it alone.” It was just a thought. Or did it come from deeper within? Whatever it was, it landed us on the Hill! But, immediately upon our arrival, we found that we were surrounded by blood. Just before we cried “No!” ... our souls were … [Read more...]

The Two Trees (9 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]Again in the Garden ...Our soul alone in silence waits.Something is not right. In the Garden, we think we have found Paradise. Yet why is our soul so unhappy? Can it not taste the fruit? Does it not feel the power? Is it not shining with the light of the Garden?“No,” says the soul. For a moment, our brain -- even our body -- agrees. But we KNOW better.“You have eaten of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil,” says the so … [Read more...]

The Two Trees (8 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]In the Garden ...In the Garden there is only life. The hill of death and doom seems to us now like a bad dream. We are thankful to be in the Garden. The beautiful and inviting creature tells us that the Tree in the Garden is known as the Tree of Life. After what we saw on the Hill, we believe him.We then sink our teeth into a good-sized bit of sloth and decide to give the Hill no more thought. We lust for more, proud of our … [Read more...]

The Two Trees (7 of 33)

[Meditations are intended to be read sequentially, from 1 to 33.]In the Wilderness ...The Wilderness is not where we want to be. Yet everyday finds us there with decisions to make.We are in the Wilderness today with bruises. We were kicked out of the Garden. Did we kick ourselves out? Anyway, we didn’t want to leave. But our friends betrayed us.There we were with all the powers one could ask for -- and WHAM!, betrayal. We lost all, in the Garden.He’s on the Tree. The Hill that looks like H … [Read more...]


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