“What a piece of work is man — 50 trillion cells functioning in purposeful harmony. The two hemispheres of our brain are yoked opposites: limit-setting rationality (time, judgment, ego) in perpetual interplay with the eternal and unbounded now. Together, and only together, do these two halves of our awareness make our human destiny.” ~ Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, neuroanatomist
A friend sent me an e-mail with a 20-minute presentation by Jill Taylor, a Harvard-trained scientist who experienced a stroke. The video is about what she learned while she was experiencing that frightening but illuminating event. It is an incredible story, and one that reminds me that I am a profoundly complex example of eternal energy with a brain, arms, hands and legs that can be used for good.
Isn’t it amazing that God has given us a purpose for our energy? Every day, we have the choice to use the life-energy vibrating within our cells to make things better or to make things worse.
When I start thinking about this kind of thing, I can travel to, as Jill Bolte Taylor calls it, “LA LA Land.” But when we understand who we really are and what we have available to us as eternal power and energy, it’s more than LA LA Land! It’s being “reprogrammed” with a realization that we can see beyond our surroundings and “tend the garden of our mind to maximize our quality of life. We can consciously influence the neural circuitry underlying what we think, how we feel, and how we react to life’s circumstances.”
I think that’s what God has been trying to get across to us all along. By seeking out His eternal, infinite energy and goodness and incorporating that energy into our everyday “walking and talking” lives, we have the chance to not only live our lives on an incredibly higher plane, but we can bring others up to that plane with us through our actions. God made us as infinite eternal energy and He gave us bodies to use that energy for good. WOW! How are you using God’s creative energy today? Think about it.
“Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! It is amazing to think about. Your workmanship is marvelous—and how well I know it.” ~ Psalm 139:14