Oh, God, make me a hollow reed, from which the pith of self hath been blown

‘Oh, God, make me a hollow reed, from which the pith of self hath been blown so that I may become as a clear channel through which Thy Love may flow to others.

I have left behind me impatience and discontent. I will chafe no more at my lot. I commit myself wholly into thy hands, for thou are my Guide in the desert, the Teacher of my ignorance, the Physician of my sickness.

I am a soldier in my King’s army. I have given up my will to Him and my life to dispose of as He may please. I know not what fate Thou deignest for me, nor will inquire or seek to know.

The task of the day suffices for me, and all the future is Thine. Thou changest weakness to strength, doubt to faith, perplexity to understanding.

When I am fit to bear the burden, Thou wilt lay it on my shoulders.

When I am prepared to take the field, Thou wilt assign me a place in the Army of Light.

Now I have no other duty than to equip myself for Thy Service. With eagerness and patience, with hope and gratitude, I bend to the task of the hour, lest when Thy call comes I be found unready.’ – unknown origin

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See also

ONE LOVE – The eye with which I see God

“The eye with which I see God
is the same eye with which God sees me:
my eye and God’s eye are one eye,
one seeing, one knowing and one love.”
Meister Eckhart: German Sermon 16

If you are inter-spiritual what part have the following in your consciousness and life

If you are inter-spiritual what part have the following in consciousness and life

being born again
worship
prayer
meditation,
the mystical,
service to others,

etc. ?

A six-element model of being human cf Ken Wilber

A triadic structure, similar to my 3Cs, is pointed out by Ken Wilber (2000 p.5)

He relates perennial philosophy to the Great Chain of Being:

“The perennial core of the wisdom traditions is…the Great Chain of Being and the correlative belief in epistemological pluralism. As Huston Smith summarizes this view, “Reality is graded and with it cognition.”…there are levels of knowing and being.

If we picture the Great Chain as composed of four levels (body, mind, soul and spirit), there are four correlative modes of knowing (sensory, mental, archetypal and mystical) which I usually shorten to the three eyes of knowing; the eye of flesh (empiricism), the eye of mind (rationalism) and the eye of contemplation (mysticism).”

In my SunWALK model instead of KW’s quadratic model/s I have used the three eyes of knowing ‘the eye of flesh (empiricism), the eye of mind (rationalism) and the eye of contemplation (mysticism)’ to link with a triadic model that sees the three voices, as Ken says the I, WE and IT voices, as the ‘internal’ dimensions of what it is to be human PLUS three more external co-equivalents that correspond to the Arts, Humanities & Sciences.

The link is that the three ‘eyes’, senses, intellect and spirit, can, be applied, at will, to any and all of the six elements of the model.

THE PARADIGM SHIFT THAT THE WORLD NEEDS
The paradigm shift that the world needs is to put all learning and teaching in the context of being ‘wholly and fully human’ – using the best we have from all cultures but especially the core spiritual truths of Oneness. “What is it to be wholly and fully human?” was the question that drove the dissertation.

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