“Although the attempt to keep the limitations that a body would impose is obvious here, it is perhaps not so apparent why holding grievances is an attack on God’s plan for salvation. But let us consider the kinds of things you are apt to hold grievances for. Are they not always associated with something a body does? A person says something you do not like. He does something that displeases you. He “betrays” his hostile thoughts in his behavior.”

These statements ring true to me. In the world in which I think I live, it’s bodily actions or physical things which anger and frighten me. For this reason, the questions I practice today, which ask Father to help me understand what salvation is, are very helpful. It’s hard to understand that this body is an illusion; every sense tells me it’s real. So I need to take the time to listen within-to find the calm that is there, so that the anger and fear may be healed.

Blessings,

Mari

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