a reply to: Rapha
I'll let God draw those distinctions, and don't concern myself any more with that kind of thing.
I think the idea I was representing there, or wanting to convey is that of the whole universe praying for our world, both within and above the
For our part, we want to be projecting likewise the goodness and loving-kindness of God.
There's something in some people that always turns them to the negative and to the contemplation of devils and dark hellish things (which are of no
real substance), but I've learned from experience that that's not the least bit helpful, to say the least.
To disempower evil, at any and all levels, we need to empower the good, within and without, and who knows, if what is bound on earth is bound in
heaven also according to the way of the cross or a necessary and not an unnecessary suffering for the sake and cause of love, perhaps wars can be
ended, here and on the far side of the universe in a galaxy far far away.
In some ways I think that the Revelation of John was meant to test our mettle, even drive us a little crazy in pursuit of the happy ending on the last
page, even while kingdoms and Babylon (wherever it may be) falls and while the pathetic beast is chained in chains of evidence and observation and
tossed headlong into the abyss, which means oblivion and where even hell itself is bound up and thrown away.
Our focus, moving forward ought to be that non-dual flow of living water that's freely available to all who thirst, not another duality that would
seek to cleave the tree of life itself (cross of Christ) in half.
It's time to reframe and adjust our thinking, and in so doing catch a glimpse of paradise right here on Earth where thy will be done on Earth as it is
edit on 7-5-2018 by AnkhMorpork because: (no reason given)