Monday, September 24, 2012

Life in the Fast Lane

I snapped this photo of the Daytona International Speedway while sitting at a stoplight.  The Angels seemed to be saying, Slow down and enjoy the ride.  You're part of the human race, but that doesn't mean you have to accelerate 24/7 on the fast track of life, going round and round in circles. 

Stillness speaks, so it is good to pause often and quiet the mind.  A definition for angels in the glossary of Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy is most helpful.  "God's thoughts passing to man; spiritual intuitions, pure and perfect; the inspiration of goodness, purity, and immortality, counteracting all evil, sensuality, and mortality."

The atmosphere around us is always filled with angels. It is important to take a pit stop and tune in to higher thoughts.  The roar of our own "engines" can drown out the best of ideas if we keep on speeding along in hot pursuit of the next ego demand. The ego is behind the wheel driving us hard and fast.  It is that part of our mind that always is seeking, but never finding.  This keeps us off balance and discourages taking time to go within.  No sooner does the ego find one thing, then it's off looking again since the latest didn't fill it up for long.  

The angels are as near as our next breath, when we pause and take a deep breath, remembering that we are not alone, we can find peace and answers come in amazing ways. 

Enjoy your day with the Angels.