Leaf of the Tree

Finding the Divine in the Details

A path of service and self-discovery

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Photo: David Campbell

When we translate the spiritual inspiration we receive into a genuine act of service, our motivation is most likely one of improving our relationships.

But something far deeper also transpires, though it may go unnoticed, at first. We are bringing out from the latent state of potentiality our true self and purpose.

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Image: Judy Hughey Wright

The genuine acts of service that we have exchanged with another person in this world form the eternal part of our relationship that transcends this material world. The material gifts we exchange with loved ones will return to dust, but the love we show them will last forever.

What is the connection between relationships and the concept of investigating our own reality?

Our personal investigation is an abstract endeavor and it can be difficult to assess progress. However, the more successful we are in uncovering our true self, the better the decisions we will make regarding our lives and the people in them, which translates into healthier and happier relationships. This will provide us with tangible evidence that we are making progress on the path of service and self-discovery.

WTOEimage.phpTo live to our highest potential, it seems that we need to come into consciousness of our true selves and also to establish a balance between our being and our doing that is rooted in our truest purpose.

Explore these and related themes in With Thine Own Eyes: Why Imitate the Past When We Can Investigate Reality? published by George Ronald Publisher

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One thought on “A path of service and self-discovery

  1. Thanks. Did not know about that book – is it new, and if it is, congratulations! Either way, it is intriguing.

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