“Only love is strong because it is undivided. The strong do not attack because they see no need to do so.”

I only attack because I feel weak. It makes sense, doesn’t it? If I am confident in who I am and what I am about, why would I need to attack or defend my position or myself? I wouldn’t. When I am vigilant and simply notice what is occurring around me or what is being said, I can take it within to the Holy Spirit.

It bears repeating that I only attack myself. It is useless and gets me nowhere. Holy Spirit is my strength. While my mind is split between heaven and hell, I cannot know of God’s perfect love for me. I have taught myself to remain split instead of learning from my Teacher who leads me to perfect love.

“Do not attempt to teach yourself what you do not understand…”

If I teach myself, it is the ego who is teaching me. And the only curriculum is “Seek and do not find.” If I clamor for the drama and go after the drama, then I will always be needing constant reinforcement from others. I am trusting the ego instead of my Friend. Trusting the Holy Spirit will help me to see clearly what is in my best interests, and it may not be what I would think they are. Holy Spirit sees the big picture; I do not.

I have to relinquish my teacher, the ego. Jesus says, “Resign now as your own teacher.” We think this will make us depressed and lost, instead it will strengthen us and we will no longer need our defenses we always slip back into when a challenging or upsetting situation comes along. We will stand in strength with our Guide, Comforter and Friend.


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