I am in a constant movement forward. Even in stillness, there is movement. This is the very nature of living. And in the limited dimensions of earth life, we are bound by time that only has one direction: forward.
When the circumstances of life have me in their viscous grip and have thrust me into a confusion that is blacker than black and all I want to do is stop movement, I find that I have no choice but to take yet another step… forward.
I want to stop and be still; I want a conversation with my Creator and I want to seek advice from my Mentor
Meanwhile, the sun and the moon maintain their steady rise and fall over the horizon, demanding that each time they pass in space, I too, must perform my own rise and fall as I awake to work and sleep to rest.
But it’s so dark. I feel the ebb and flow of earth time and I feel my weight shift from one foot to the other, but all I can see is black fog. Reason tells me that if I place my foot into the emptiness ahead, I will fall into oblivion. Yet I have no other choice because earth life is a constant movement forward.
I don’t know what my back foot is supported by; I don’t even consider it. I only recognize that in transition of weight from back to front, a stepping stone has appeared and it supports me! There is a tremendous sense of gratitude in the base of my belly, though no other mortal can see it because to their eyes, I am merely standing stoically still.
I watch the sun make its arc over my day and at some point, I look to see if the moon is yet peaking at me. Even when my world is too dark to see the heavenly balls at play, I feel their buoyancy and I know that I am a part of them. It is then that I notice again that my weight is still shifting forward, and again, a stone has miraculously appeared for my next step.
This is FaithWalk.