That Which You Seek to Understand You Will Create; This is a Law of the Universe

by Candace on February 27, 2010

I know that it is difficult to see and understand that painful situations are of our making, but they are.  There is something for us to learn in each and every one of them

“No man is an island.”  I remember I was young when I first heard this phrase and really did not understand it. That which you seek to understand you will create; this is a law of the Universe. So the Universe created the circumstance for me to lean and understand what this really means.  And now I do and I would not trade this experience for anything.  I am a more loving and compassionate person because of it.

Due to the way I was raised I found myself an island.  Emotionally cut off from everyone and completely alone, of my own making, to afraid to expose myself to anyone.  I know that this fear did not make sense from the outside looking in but in my world it was a matter of survival.  Emotionally I was so fragile and this box that I created for protection only compounded by fragility. 

From the outside looking in I appeared to be as tough as nails.  Untouchable, true but not because I was tough but because I would never allow anyone close enough to hurt me.

It is one thing to choose to be by yourself, it is another to chose to be alone.  Alone means dis-connected from source.  No one can survive alone and source suffers without them. 

Source contains all of us and anyone who dis-connects leaves a hole in source.  It is in the coming together as one that all are healed. 

Society teaches us to look for the differences between each other.  When in fact we should be looking for all of the ways that we are the same.  There is more sameness between us than there are differences.  When you seek sameness you will create wholeness.

Today I am in gratitude. Gratitude to the many people who reached inside my world and pulled me back to source and showed me that we all have fear, that it is ok and that no one can hurt us but ourselves. 

Below is the entire quote from John Donne (1572-1631)

“All mankind is of one author, and is one volume; when one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language; and every chapter must be so translated…As therefore the bell that rings to a sermon, calls not upon the preacher only, but upon the congregation to come: so this bell calls us all: but how much more me, who am brought so near the door by this sickness….No man is an island, entire of itself…any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls it tolls for thee.” 

This was written in the 1600’s, how can it be that we as a society still do not understand that we are one and what is done to one is done to all?

We each have the ability to change this in every moment of our day.  Will you reach out and bring someone back to source?

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