Genesis 2:7 of the Holy Bible (KJV), it is stated, “And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.” This declares that we are a piece of God. We are his breath. We are at one with him and without him we have no life. Life is being Godly. When I hear the word Christian I think Christ like and yet I have never met a Christian I would consider Christ like. So, becoming is probably the best we humans will ever achieve in trying to be Christ like or God like. Godliness therefore, is a practice more than a destination.
I practice living within a set of principles relating to God or Love. Patience, tolerance, helpfulness, gratitude, compassion, etc. are examples of spiritual principles. Giving one’s best in following spiritual principle is Godliness. When we fall victim of our human condition or Ego we lose sight of our Godliness and fail or sin. I prefer sin to be a stumble more than a fall. As soon as I recognize my separation from God I am alerted by pain and I immediately return to oneness and am brought back into the Garden of Eden and am surrounded with God’s love.
I may not be able to stay spiritually focused constantly, but God provided pain as a symptom of Godlessness. The longer I am free from all my addictions, the better I can stay focused on God and eventually meld God into all my human existence Through constant prayer and meditation I am guided by God to develop new spiritual habits that override my human habits. I learn to trust in God to show me how to find his way for me, which is my ultimate potential. If you want to learn how to find your personal map to the Garden of Eden remember…
Your Life is PERFECT!
Dr. Randolph Ek, Mpsy.D.