Day 208, Morning
Today’s morning meditation is available below in audio and script formats. The audio version is also available for free download on the player.
“Like a ball batted back and forth, a human being is batted by two forces within.”
As your day begins, spend a few moments in silence and stillness, being aware of what is going on within you.
As human beings we have a divided nature – partly physical, but essentially spiritual. We are constantly batted by two conflicting forces. One force is the fierce downward thrust of our past conditioning as separate, self-oriented, physical creatures. Yet built into our very nature is an inner drive that will not let us be satisfied with a life governed only by biological laws. Some inner evolutionary imperative is constantly exhorting us to grow, to reach for the highest that we can conceive. (WLB)
Today, I will be comfortable in my own skin. I will be comfortable with my paradox. I will be comfortable with that which conflicts me. And I will not give up on the love of God that changes me little by little. (CIB)
(BC) The Belgic Confession
(CAC) The Center For Action & Contemplation
(CD) The Canons of Dort
(CIB) Church In Bethesda Prayers
(DZ) Donna Z.
(HC) The Heidelberg Catechism
(MAO) Michael A. O’Sullivan
(NT) The New Testament
(OT) The Old Testament
(RP) Ryan Phipps
(WC) The Westminster Confession
(WLB) Words To Live By
(WLC) The Westminster Larger Catechism
(WSC) The Westminster Shorter Catechism