By Marty, Missouri
It’s now May, and in our household, we have four beings that put out fur, and two beings that collect the fur and clean up after the four. It seems we are outnumbered. How did that happen?
Two years ago our beloved male cat, Nico, had a marked decline in health. We thought his decline was temporary, and followed the vet’s option to put in a feeding tube. Years earlier I decided that using a feeding tube for a loved one was a “line in the sand” that I never wanted to cross. Now I was crossing that line. Through round-the-clock duty of feeding Nico every four hours for six weeks, both my wife and I received an abundance of love, and developed a stronger relationship. On the drive to the vet during Nico’s last hour, my wife kindly suggested we play the HU song. She knew the HU song, which is a way to express and be filled with divine love, would help me feel calm. Read More
By Tosin, Nigeria
Although a student of Eckankar, I occasionally doubted the constant presence of the Mahanta in my life. I wondered if the Inner Master’s promise, I am always with you, was really true.
One evening, I was lying in bed, trying to decide whether I should do a spiritual exercise, have dinner, or just go to sleep. All of a sudden, I heard the very clear voice of the Inner Master within me.
“Get up and sing HU!” he said.
The voice was so strong and urgent, it sounded like a command. I promptly got out of bed and began singing HU, Soul’s love song to God. About five minutes into the spiritual exercise, I heard another clear, inner instruction. Read More
By Harold Klemp
Q: My grandmother passed away recently. I need a way to not be sad yet always have her with me. I don’t want to have to think about her passing away. Can you write back to me about this?
A: In our home, Mother had a plaque on the wall that simply said, “Time heals all wounds.” And it does. It’s likely that you can see the same about your feelings now about your grandmother passing away several months ago. Read More