Monday, January 7, 2013

True love brings constant benefit.

Message for the day

Expression: When there is true love, there is an expression of inner growth - not just for oneself but benefit for others too. When there is true love, there is the ability to express one's own qualities without being negatively influenced by others' negative character traits. To love is to know that what is being given is true.

Experience: When I have true love for those around me, I am able to win the hearts of others. Since the expression of my love is consistent, others are able to return that love and give me good wishes. I find myself as a source of support for others and they are able to use me as a support for their growth.

Soul Sustenance

The Evolution Of Anger 

We become a little irritated when we are stuck in a traffic jam and we getting late to reach somewhere on time, or we are not going to complete a particular task, as per our expectations or if someone whom we very well know decides to ignore us today, for some reason or the other. If this seed of irritation is watered, or in other words it is given the concentrated energy of our attention i.e. we continue with the irritation for some time, it slowly grows or evolves into frustration. Unless we take some constructive inner action to stop the growth of the frustration and we keep energizing it, it will grow or evolve into anger. And if this happens regularly and we are not careful, it will become a habit, a part of our personality, which we will finally come to believe is a natural part of your nature. We will even think we were born with it. That it is ‘in our genes’. Every time we become angry we cause the production of certain chemicals in our body and we also become addicted to those chemicals – then we look for people and situations which will give us an excuse to get angry so that we can have our daily dose of chemicals. We not only become attached to material objects, people, ways of thinking, beliefs etc. - we also become attached to our emotions like the emotion of anger.

The regular secretion of these chemicals will finally kill our body. We don’t need to kill our body. We need to accept that anger is never ever productive, know that it is just not necessary to be angry with anyone or about anything, know that it is entirely our own creation and know that we can choose a different response. If we know and accept that, we will experience freedom from it.

In Spiritual Service,
Brahma Kumaris

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