August 4th -
A loving God is expressing every moment of every day. This beneficent power expresses through us and through our fellows; It expresses through all living things, and also expresses in and through circumstances. As we enter the silence today, let us become aware of the overarching love of God. Since we know that God is really all there is, let us focus on seeing and hearing the divine in all things. There is a calm certainty in this awareness. We may find ourselves in certain situations in which it is hard to feel God’s presence, nonetheless it is there. This does not mean that God’s will is for some suffering we may be feeling, it means that God is present and able to express through our decisions and in whatever happens next. God’s presence is the strength in which we endure and overcome any present suffering; it is also the strength to move through pleasurable experiences knowing that they will eventually end.