Grace (The Spirit bloweth… )


When the ‘doer’ thinks he has a grip on reality, when he is more or less satisfied with his small world, or, on the contrary,fights that same world in so many ways, then Grace seems to be blocked, indiferent towards him, although it is always available in principle. That is the opposite of vulnerability, of innocence, which is openness. Suffering too leads us to that openness.

Grace is like the Spirit (it is no other thing), which bloweth where it willeth (listeth).

About amartingarcia

General surgeon (retired). Studied Western philosophy at U of Toronto. Afterwards interest turned to advaita vedanta and non-duality for past 20 yrs, plus a long interlude in Sufism coinciding with that period. Now contributing in ’Advaita Vision’ with regular posts and discussions.
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