Control according to Dictionary.com is to exercise restraint or direction over; dominate, command, regulate or hold in check. To control is to overpower other inner or outer forces. I find that when I think I am in control I have lost my spiritual oneness and have isolated myself from God. I cannot let and make at the same time and to let is to know that all power, including my own, belongs to God. I have power, but unless I align my power with God’s power I could very easily be controlling things away from God’s.
The only control I can utilize that will perpetuate my oneness with God is controlling my inner urges to control. I need to control my selfishness. I need to control my responses to others, especially when I am angry as I tend to want to strike out when I am angry. I must control my emotions, while still experiencing them. I must control my urges to live primarily in my Human Nature; reacting to pleasure instead of working toward happiness. I must make sure that my outer response to life is an example of my spiritual self and not my animal nature.
We are spiritual beings learning human experiences and must control our judgment. To control is to stand before God and behind God. All that I am is God and God is grace or unconditional love. If I am not living a life of love I am not living a life of God. I must control the desire to follow broad social standards and stick to my conservative values, which are basic in the Ten Commandments. I am becoming the person God made me to be and control is a very small part of that direction. If you want to know what you should control remember…
Your Life is PERFECT!
Dr. Randolph Ek, Mpsy.D.