Knowledge is power because it is certain, and certainty is strength. (A Course in Miracles)
You were born free, perfectly complete, innocent, and beautiful. You remain so the moment you undo belief in separation

We work with being, but non-being is what we use. (Tao Te Ching, 11)

“We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move.
We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want.
We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner space that makes it livable.
We work with being, but non-being is what we use.”
-Tao Te Ching, 11

In this verse, the dimension of “being” is meant as the physical realm, matter, or stuff. This material realm of being only matters to the extent that it allows us to use (or enjoy?) the non-material.

Everything we care most about is non-being—which can also be called invisible, non-matter, nothing, or spiritual.

The dimension of non-being—love, enjoyment, good health, comfort, inspiration, excitement, bliss, beauty—none of this is visible, yet we work with being only so that we may experience this. The value of something material depends entirely upon its relationship to the non-material.

A warm home, a refrigerator filled with good food, money in the bank—these things are only important if it provides time and space to focus our love and attention on our families, if we can focus attention on spiritual growth and creation, if we might be set free to become who we are.

We continue to explore the dimension of emptiness, non-being, the force of life itself, spirit, consciousness, love (all these words point to the same thing) tomorrow and each day after that.

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