Beauty is Everywhere
As I look out into the world, I see so much to be grateful for. Surrounded by beauty, I am left in no doubt
that we live in a spirit filled world that is becoming more authentic in the beauty that it is able to
appreciate. For so long we have come to define beauty on a superficial level, but as we grow, so will our
ability to appreciate beauty grow within us.
With this, understand that only can we recognize and appreciate what is truly beautiful when we have
unified with the essence of our own beauty within ourselves. So many struggle to find the beauty in the
world when they look outside. Fearful of what they will encounter, they see a world filled with anger,
hostility and ugliness, and because this is what they see, this is what becomes real for them, and they
continue to live as their self fulfilling prophecy would have it be.
Neglecting their own beauty, they have swallowed a nightmare pill which alters dramatically the world
in which they see. Turning away from the spirit, they have chosen to embrace the ego, which sees things
always in a distorted light. With power and strength to gain for itself, the ego is devoted not to searching
for beauty, but to finding that which can build it up in the eyes of the world. Concerned with the
physical world and pleasing those within it, it is not at all interested in the wisdom of the spirit.
Not wanting to be the protagonist in its own demise, the ego has a vested interest in keeping the true
source of beauty from your eyes. Not wanting you to experience the awe that beauty inspires, it seeks
to keep you in a state of boredom where you ask no questions of life. Asking no questions, you cease to
interact with life, everlush and you deprive yourself of the answers that God wants to give to you. This is
what it means to be reactive to life, and to suffer in the process.
Called to be proactive, we do not grow in our experience of life, if we have closed ourselves off to what
it seeks to teach us. Wanting to show us the beauty in t