Praise and Thanksgiving 12
Our spiritual development/rejoining with ourselves, is protected,
survives, and thrives by praising and thanking You, even as our
body breathes in and out. You are our most righteous Inner and
External Teacher, Leader, Guide, and Most Dear Friend, The
Ever-Well Wisher of all.
You are beyond all concepts of female, male, black, white, wrong
right, and all other dualities. You are our identity, achievements,
history, culture, and Greatest Expansion of consciousness. Thank
You for helping us to always remember to constantly praise, thank
You, and to meditate on You, the Witness of the "Sound" of
Silence, the Master Teacher within and beyond, the body, mind,
intellect, and ego.
within which it exists, You are the Innermost Self of all. By
always remembering You, we gradually experience the true nature
of the Self, and how to achieve It. We do this through constant
praise, thanksgiving, and meditation on You as You.
Most importantly, by constantly praising and thanking You, we are
cultivating our consciousness from brute, to human, and from
human to Divine again. Consequently, we begin to comprehend
Your indivisible, undifferentiated, Supreme Absolute Nature which
is within and beyond our present manifestation of consciousness.
pay to them. What a sacred privilege to be consciously honoring
You by engaging in the spiritual practice of Praise and
Thanksgiving. It gives us an increasing realization of Your Eternal
Omnipresence. When we honor You, we honor all ancestors.
You are the Source of the ancestors, and the Source of the
creativity, power, and intelligence they have exhibited throughout
the universe. Thank You for helping us experience the presence of
our ancestors in this moment through the spiritual practice of
Praise and Thanksgiving .
time, and the stillness of space are all within You. Verily,
pervading and transcending all, You are the eternal witness of
Silence, and beyond the stillness of space and the illusion of time.
of our good Karma and Your causeless mercy, is backed-up by the
Scriptures, Prophets, Incarnations, the Wise of all ages,
nationalities, classes, creeds, colors and our experience. By
thanking of You and praising You, we gradually realize the self as
spirit and You as Supreme Spirit. Consequently, our life is always
enhanced, renewed, and advanced.
evermore purified. Gradually we realize what we were
and what we need to do to resuscitate ourselves and regain our
consciousness is purified and returned to its natural quiet state. As
this happens, and we can see, serve, experience, and follow
You everywhere without leaving here.
the changes of life, the greater is our purity of consciousness, our
self-defining ability and our equal-mindedness toward all sentient
beings. We see the universe holistically. Everything is equal
within You who are pervading and transcending all.
everything. Praising and thanking You is helping us to be totally,
consciously, in the present moment, performing our duties more
efficiently with ever greater love and affection for You.
is within You, the Supreme Awareness within and beyond
everything, including emptiness.
the greater is the spiritualization of our consciousness. We are
living in consciousness of spirit, Pure Energy as the Self. We are
living in consciousness of You as Supreme Spirit, Most Subtle,
Most Powerful Energy, the Supreme Self.