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the Great Balancing Act

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Submitted by Mohammed Waza Khiddif Id'ullah (Australia), Jul 9, 2015 at 08:27

"We long for some sort of equilibrium, just as scientists used to believe the universe was in a "steady state" equilibrium; but the observed universe indicates that we are "out of balance" without the unseen God to balance us out..."

Right - and where to look for this 'balance'? The irony is that it's always been inside us. Can it ever have been anywhere else? The lack of balance is there causing chaos in our lives- but underlying it all is that point of peace and stillness. That's what we seek. It's useless trying to arrange the world in order to try to find it - as it was never there.

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