What is it that is impossible if we put aside our expectation of an outcome? If we put aside the fears attached to an imagined outcome what we are left with is an ‘empty space’ …..there is nothing in this space, only nothingness, peace, and our ‘is-ness’. The only thing that can be in this space is what ‘mind’ has put it there…it is imagined, it does not actually exist…..
A friend put a post card through my letter box today which said “May God give you your helmet and your armour for the fight” along with a note to read Luke 8: 22-25. I have found these verses a useful meditation, words which brought the above thought into my awareness as I struggled with imagined outcomes and anxieties relating to my own current difficult work related situation
The message in the verses below is that by detaching ourselves from the fear of an imagined outcome, we manifest faith, and create a ‘space’ in which any solution can potentially occur, freeing us from the fear of an imaginary outcome. May anyone who reads this and has to face difficult, challenging and seemingly impossible situations take heart. We all have the tendency to live in this world of future imaginary problems….
Luke 8: 22-25 a useful meditation.
22 One day Jesus said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side of the lake.” So they got into a boat and set out. 23 As they sailed, he fell asleep. A squall came down on the lake, so that the boat was being swamped, and they were in great danger.24 The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Master, Master, we’re going to drown!”He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging waters; the storm subsided, and all was calm.25 “Where is your faith?” he asked his disciples. In fear and amazement they asked one another, “Who is this? He commands even the winds and the water, and they obey him.”