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For years, I have been trying to accept the truth of the statement that I am One with God. I have heard it, and repeated it to others (with conviction!) over and over and over again. I actually thought I was close to accepting it until an affirmation I read two days ago stopped me in my tracks. It said, “My identity is wholeness and perfection. God expresses beautifully as me.” I noted that it did not say that God expresses beautifully through me. I have said that many, many times, but I suddenly saw the difference. The word “through” implies that I am separate from God. The word, “as” reflects the truth of our Oneness. That one little word shed light on yet another layer of my resistance to the truth about myself.

As Macrina Wiederkehr says in Wonderful Prayer, “Oh God, Help me to believe the truth about myself, no matter how beautiful it is.” 

Let your spirit soar!
Paula

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