“I relax and cast aside all mental burdens, allowing God to express through me His perfect love, peace and wisdom.” (Paramahansa Yogananda)
About two months ago, I came across the above affirmation in my spiritual reading. I liked it so much, I wrote it on a narrow piece of paper to use as a bookmark in my prayer book.
This affirmation speaks to me because most of my burdens are mental: judgements, anxiety, negative thoughts, depression. On the one hand, it often seems to me that I want to do and to be so many things; yet on the other hand, all I really want is to be an instrument of God’s love, peace and wisdom.
Last week, I had a phone conversation for spiritual counseling with one of the nuns of Self-Realization Fellowship in California. This was the first time I’d ever spoken with her. She answered some…
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