There are times when studying with my Spirit Teacher is less than a
Pleasure. There seems to be such a deep and wide gulf between
The awesome wisdom He would share with me and my shallow
Capacity to absorb it that I must protest.
What do You expect from me? I’m not that bright. Perhaps you want
More than I could ever give.
We know more than you what you are potentially capable of being,
Doing, and giving, and We more than reasonably expect. We know
What we can and what we cannot expect from you or anyone else.
Spirit tells me that every relationship is a learning experience
In which each participant is both teaching and learning from
The relationship itself and from every participant, inclding
Deep or shallow? How far do we dare to go? To see deeply
Is to go deeply into the possible motives and intentions of
The other, or others, and to consider whether they are
Different from or similar to our own.
How far will each relationship take us if we allow, or invite it?
How will we change and how will the other, or others change?
And is it worth the effort, or risk?
All relationships either stimulate or drain our energy,
As well as affecting other resources, precious or otherwise.
Teacher, has our relationship been a learning experience for you?
Yes, it has taught me patience.
Spirit tells me that
Every relationship is a learning experience
In which each participant is both
Teaching and learning something.
Deep or shallow, Long term or
Short term. how far will
Each particular relationship
Take us, if we allow or
Invite it, to?.
How does or will each relationship
Change us and how will we
Change the other or others?
Is it, or will it be worth the effort
If we are aware and intend
To change and/or be changed?
Any relationship either stimulates or
Drains our energy and
Other resources, precious or
Where will each relationship
Take us, and how can we know