Chapter 8 — God’s Definition of Love — The Necessity and Telling of Truth

The next few chapters we will be focusing on truth. Here we look at what it does for us, why it is such a critical aspect of God’s definition of love, why it is essential in our soul’s growth, and what we need to do to bring ourselves into harmony with God’s definition of truth.

It has been a while since I last posted and perhaps for good reason. I have been giving more attention to my sincere desires, doing things when I honestly want to, not because I think I should or for any of the other addictive, harmful motivations I tend towards (harmful because we avoid the emotions we need to feel for our healing). And it has been hard. I have disappointed people. I left the mediumship group I was in. I have felt restless, selfish, and sinful. I neglected the potted shrubs and tress that I was so eager to buy and that were begging to go in the ground, almost killing one of them. I had several encounters with rattlesnakes—once right to my doorstep. I have felt threatened, valueless, unloved, lonely, and plenty of angry I don’t want to‘s along the way. It is good that I spent some time feeling these emotions, but its hard to say how much of a dent I have made. I think these periods of deepened focus are just more, rather than remarkable, steps on the great journey. Perhaps my footprints are a little more clear in the sand during times like these, but not as fast paced as I might hope. I get disappointed and discouraged at times, but I need to not be hard on myself for this—just feel it, and keep in mind it is hard to have a clear picture of what this journey will entail when we have so little experience with soul-healing, growing in love, and connecting with God.

Although I haven’t had any earth-shattering changes in the last six months, I do get little nudges that I am on the right track, sweet little packages, like continued good health (not such a “little” thing these days), reassuring dreams, new opportunities in my areas of interest, kind and generous people touching my life in nice ways, or positive feedback from friends. Occasionally, I feel a little more connection with God after letting myself feel with enough depth and time into an emotion while longing for God. But then, maybe a few days later, I might feel terrible again (an emotion I blocked at some point that I will have to dive into). It is strange letting the flow of emotions become a priority in my life, letting myself feel whatever is there in the moment, but, after 12 years now, I am getting a bit more used to it, a bit more faith takes root each time painful emotions lift through feeling them. This becoming an emotional being as we long for love and God is a trip, especially in a world that works so hard at squashing and avoiding emotions. Being a person who has always lived a bit outside the box to begin with helps, I think.

Here is shout out to all of you who gift me with your emotional, editorial, and financial support on this path and adding your own footsteps to it. Thank you! The more of us who walk it, the more solid and visible it will be for others to get curious about.

[Update: The day after posting this, I got some feedback about this personal summary that feels right in a way that is hard to explain because it came from the inside, like a spirit who feels loving, but I am not sure who. The feeling I got was that I am still not being very accurate with my self-reflection, not really wanting the whole truth about my soul injuries, and not wanting to address emotions that I judge in myself which are emotions that would have more impact on my healing, such as my desire for facade, continuing to avoid truth about my errors, anger-based emotions, and wanting to do things my way. Superiority is probably also on this list, but I am not feeling very superior at the moment.]

And here we go with the next chapter of:

The Truth

– A beginner’s perspective on what could be the
most important information a person will ever learn

If you are new to these chapters of The Truth, I feel it is important that you start at the beginning and read all the preceding chapters first:

The Truth – Introduction

Chapter 1 – The Basics

Chapter 2 – The Messengers

Chapter 3 – The Reality of Divine Truth

Chapter 4 – Introducing: The Human Soul

Chapter 5 – Our Multidimensional Universe – The Earth Experience

Chapter 6 – Our Multidimensional Universe – Beyond Earth

Chapter 7 – God’s Definition of Love – The Emotion

and now…

CHAPTER EIGHT

God’s Definition of Love – The Necessity and Telling of Truth

To understand God’s view of love, we must also understand God’s view of truth. This is because love cannot exist without truth. Jesus and Mary speak of the bond of love and truth as a marriage wherein the two are inseparable. Everything God has created is made with perfect love and truth, a dynamic duo that not only ensures perfect love-based governing of every soul and an entire universe, but together offer us the greatest love, joy, and happiness possible. If we want to fully enjoy the gifts that love and truth offer us, and at the same time end all pain and suffering, we must start valuing and honoring truth as our Creator does, as the essential partner of love that it is.

Whenever I refer to truth in this book, I am referring to truth from God’s perspective, truth that I will at times call Absolute Truth, God’s Truth, or Divine Truth. I explained in Chapter 3 that Absolute Truth is real, uncompromising, and limitless in scope. We may believe truth is malleable according to various human preferences, but it is not. We may believe we have the freedom to bend it, fabricate it, misrepresent it, hide it, or avoid it without consequence, but that is not the case. Love and truth are supported by non-negotiable laws. In our current undeveloped state, we might resist the idea that Divine Laws exist and have dominion over us, requiring our allegiance, but one day we will understand that this design is the pinnacle of love; there is no better way our Creator could demonstrate to Her children the beauty, power, and joy of embracing God’s definitions of love and truth in our lives.

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Let’s look at why truth is so important:

Truth gives us the solid, reliable foundation and educational laws we need—at both the universal and personal level—to learn about our love-based universe and our existence within it.

Truth creates consistency which is essential to a safe environment. When we know we can rely on the facts and consistent responses of our environment, we have the foundation for building a safe, comfortable, and creative existence.

Truth gives us the facts and understandings we need, so we can make necessary corrections and make informed and loving decisions that lead to further discoveries of the wonders of our universe.

Truth allows us to become highly efficient with time and resources. We don’t waste time “reinventing the wheel” and repeating painful mistakes.

Truth helps us discover and follow our soul’s desires, so we can build and create with innovation, effectiveness and love.

Truth is essential to equality, a fundamental principle of love that must be offered to every individual. If we all had accurate and equal access to information, we would all have the same opportunities to use, learn from, respond to, and expand on truth. Inequalities in areas of essential resources, human rights, equal pay, working conditions, health care, education, social justice, governance, etc. need to be exposed for all to see, an exposure that would encourage corrective action wherever greed, power, control, superiority, and money have taken precedence over truth and love.

Truth is essential to freedom. If we are lied to, we are stripped of the ability to make informed choices. We become easily exploitable hostages of those who perpetuate lies and withholdings of truth.

Truth allows us to grow our soul into a condition of love that will bring about all the positive and joyful experiences that life has to offer as well as protect us and our children from suffering the effects of ill-intentioned people and spirits.

Truth illuminates, stimulates, and guides the very fabric of our souls and the souls of others, helping us to know ourselves and each other, offering us the opportunity for loving relationships, and giving us insight and inspiring right-action with regard to our injuries, challenges, creations and passions.

Truth opens the door to a personal relationship with God, the most beneficial relationship we can ever have and the only way through which we can receive Divine Love and evolve well beyond the limits of Natural Love alone.[1]

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Truth is a big deal. And our Creator has gone to great lengths in the design of our soul and the design of the universe to help us discover truth and to comprehend its importance. God built our soul to attract, recognize, absorb, and emotionally understand truth. And God built the universe to demonstrate, share, educate, and support our adherence to truth at every possible opportunity, providing us with laws like the Law of Attraction[2], known as God’s messenger of truth, a law that many people talk about, but don’t really understand. We will look closely at the Law of Attraction and several other mechanisms for acquiring truth in upcoming chapters, each one fascinating and indicative of the great Love our God has for us.

While God holds the absolute perspective of truth, humanity has adopted and perpetuated widely varying perspectives of truth—both in the seeking of truth and in our personal relationship with it—that are not only riddled with errors but are also strikingly lackadaisical and disrespectful of the value of truth. This unfortunate attitude towards truth is so commonplace that compromising truth feels “normal” to us, just as “normal” as the pain and suffering that results from it.

Our disrespect of truth has many forms: lies, secrets, deceptions, facades, withholdings, minimizations, exaggerations, half-“truths,” selective emphasizing, ambiguous or vague statements, and desire for ignorance. We embrace truth-avoiding strategies because they support our efforts to avoid uncomfortable emotions and/or gain (usually short lived) pleasurable emotions. We may not currently be aware that we dismiss truth in order to moderate emotions, but as we grow in love, we will start to see and feel the connection. In the short term, it may appear that our truth avoidance works, allowing us to feel more comfortable, but in the long run, it will be clear that these strategies never bring us the true happiness we seek—they bring pain, instead. Whenever our underlying desire is to avoid truth—whether or not we succeed or are even aware of that motivation—we are sinning against the laws of love and we damage not only our own soul, but also every other soul and everything in our environment. The pain that results will be showing us our disharmony with love, but if we ignore the pain and continue our destructive path, we will experience increasing pain and suffering. The aforementioned messenger of God’s truth, the Law of Attraction, responds to the errors in our soul and brings us as many events as we need—each increasingly painful—for us to access, feel, and release the locked-up emotion. The laws are not punishing us, they are helping us to heal. Truth is essential to the healing and development of every precious human soul, so the laws regarding truth are exacting and formidable as well as loving. There is no such thing as a “little white” lie. Every lie has huge consequences. Every lie harms our soul and has a way of spreading and harming far more people and more deeply than we realize, and we are held accountable for every ounce of that pain. We may not experience the full measure of that accountability while still on earth, but we will be required to do so before we can move forward in our soul’s progression.

One consequential example of our issues with truth that has come to the forefront in recent years is the alarming growth of political divisiveness, extremist movements, and conspiracy theories. Every human being has needs, desires, and perspectives that develop as they evolve and get to know their soul. And in order for this potentially beautiful discovery to unfold, we need facts. As children, we turn to adults, older siblings, teachers, books, movies, television, internet searches, and of course, Google. As adults, our sources expand to include news reports, experts, politicians, the government, talk shows, and a wide range of high-profile, often power-seeking individuals. But many of the sources we look to for information throughout our lives are unworthy sources of truth. The unworthy ones may assume or pretend to know the facts, outright lie, and/or taint their messages with addictive and manipulative agendas. And we can’t tell the difference. The individuals we listen to are often addicted to power, a motivation that can lead them to become masters at manipulation, masters at distorting, falsifying, and withholding truth for their personal gain, and this is what happens with many groups that become divisive, extremist, and/or conspiracy-based movements. We may want to blame these individuals and groups for the widespread misinformation, divisiveness, and hostility present in our world, but what we don’t consider is that we are responsible for what we accept as truth. Lies and manipulations only work on us because of our undeveloped soul condition. We, emotional damaged people who are desensitized to truth and emotions, are very easily led astray. In our damaged state, we hear something that resonates with our errors, yet we will have the feeling we are hearing the truth! This is why so many people are embroiled in some very skewed, unloving, and dangerous beliefs. We are being led by our distorted feelings, our emotional injuries, rather than love. The only way to remedy this issue, the only way to become capable of accurately discerning truth and the underlying motivations of others, is to grow the condition of love within our soul. When we heal our soul and grow in love, we develop awareness and sensitivity to the emotional intentions that underlie all actions and words. Eventually, as our soul comes into harmony with God’s View of love and truth, we become invulnerable to lies, manipulations, and power-seeking intentions. Only then will we be able to accurately recognize truth and love in the world around us.

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One of the noticeable characteristics of truth is the way it stirs up emotions. It stirs the emotions in our soul because truth, itself, has an emotional basis. Whether we hear a truth that is one of God’s Truths of the universe which are all based on perfect love, or we hear a simple truth (shared with love) that is equal to God’s view on a particular matter, the truth will interact with the emotions of our soul. We may, however, interfere with this process due to the emotional blockages in our soul. This often happens when we first hear a truth. We will receive it in our intellect and accept it as a belief, but resist letting it enter our soul because it will stir up more emotions than we are willing to feel in that moment. For us to receive truth into our soul so that we know a truth rather than just believe it, we are always going to experience emotions with that reception. If we learn to allow our emotions to flow as we were designed to do, we will discover that truth has an amazing ability to help us heal our soul.

You may have already noticed that hearing God’s Truth evokes emotions, and often they are strong emotions, like a love-hate relationship. We love God’s Truth when our beliefs are in harmony with it or if we have nothing blocking that new truth. When this happens, truth will evoke a delightful sense of confirmation, a sense of opening and expansion as it resonates with our soul. This expansion will often bring tears, what we might call good tears. If, on the other hand, we harbor beliefs out of harmony with God’s Truth, or we feel that the truth is threatening something we hold dear, we are going to respond very differently—confronted, righteous, afraid, angry, or even rageful. An emotional response that consists of unloving emotions is fantastic information! It is telling us that something inside of us needs correction, often a false belief in our soul that is blocking our progression. Truth confronts our false beliefs and stirs up the exact emotions we need to feel to release those false beliefs so we can continue our progression. This ability of truth to activate emotions is extremely helpful and can be actively engaged as we become more conscious in the process of our soul’s healing and growth towards love.

Let’s look at some key perspectives of truth we need to adopt in order to succeed in our soul’s progression.

To honor truth in adherence to Divine Law, we need to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth no matter what. There is great loving substance behind this directive even if we can’t see it at first. It is the key to the well-being of every person on this planet. And, because of that, one day we will come to love truth. We will not wait for a courtroom, a bible, human law, or some other Earthly motivation to prompt us to honor truth. We will not wait for the pain of sin as it is confronted by God’s Laws to motivate us to honor truth; we will love truth because we will personally feel and know it as the essential partner of love, and we will know the freedom and joy it brings to all our souls.

Meanwhile, we lie—in all its many forms. We tell ourselves that “little white lies” are harmless, and the bigger ones are justified. They are not. Every time we lie, we eradicate love; we destroy trust and relationships; we damage our souls and escalate confusion, stress, anger, control, tyranny, oppression and attack; we destabilize our foundations; we disconnect from our emotions and each other; and we generate, feed, and spread fear and suffering. So much of the joy of being human depends on healthy relationships with other humans, and lies destroy that possibility. Healthy relationships require truth. Without it, individuals are promoting a false image, a façade, of each other—a fantasy—which cannot be the basis of a real bond or loving connection. And yet this is this is what we do, even with our primary relationships, so-called “love” relationships. Knowing, embracing and loving another with a dedicated foundation of truth is the exception rather than the norm for relationships on Earth.

We have innumerable excuses for our disrespect for truth. We tell ourselves that motivations like protecting a loved one or maintaining the peace are more important than truth. We cling to pseudo-relationships that are built on facades, lies, and avoidance of emotions. We feed them with fear-based motivations of obligation, guilt, barter, manipulation, getting addictive emotions satisfied, tradition, complacency, misdirected loyalty (to something other than love and truth), and even terror rather than real love and truth. We actually prefer (due to our lack of development in love) these façade-filled, addiction-satisfying, co-dependent relationships. We want our addictions and comforts met without the “mess” of truth and confronted emotions.

One of the most tragic places we spread our emotion-avoiding, fear-based disregard for truth is with our own children, the vulnerable little beings we often claim to love the most of all people. When pristine new souls enter this world at conception, they are wide open to accepting the emotional influences in their environment, whether those influences are aligned with God’s Truth or not. That openness eventually lessens as children acclimatize to the error-filled earthly environment. But in the early years, while their souls are still open, they are very sensitive to emotions and, therefore, the impact of lies and the emotions that motivate those lies. Children immediately and deeply feel the disharmony between what is said by a lying person and what they can feel in that person’s soul, a discrepancy that is very confusing, disorienting, painful, frightening and damaging to the development of their soul. God designed us to be able to feel our way to love and truth, but without a foundation of truth, our built-in, soul-based navigation mechanisms become defiled. This is a tragic occurrence in the life of a soul, yet commonplace in our current world culture.  Even so-called “good” parents and caretakers consistently lie. We lie to seize power and control; we lie to “preserve” and “protect;” we lie to maintain superiority and facades; we lie out of laziness; we lie about how we feel, what we think, and what we know; we lie about our worries and fears; we lie for financial gain; we lie about Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy; we lie with great cruelty in the form of insults, judgements, blame, and shame that are often coupled with direct and violent attack. The number and variety of lies is astounding, and they all cause vicious harm, a reality that each of us will only comprehend when we grow the emotional sensitivity that accompanies growth in love.

Lies cause children to distrust their own feelings, distrust their own soul. Lies teach children that human beings—especially those who claim to love them but typically lie to them the most—cannot be trusted. Children experience that, without truth, so-called “love” relationships are not actually loving or safe—two basic emotional needs that psychologists agree are critical for children to develop into emotionally healthy adults[3]. When a child’s feelings of love and safety are compromised, the child will have a very difficult time developing future healthy relationships, which will greatly diminish happiness and well-being. Our very souls are designed for relationship—to connect, communicate, love, share, desire, express, create, learn, and enjoy. When we disrupt all this with lies, when we disrupt an individual’s ability to trust and connect, we interfere with the two most important relationships a person will ever have: the relationship with their whole soul (themselves and their soulmate) and their relationship with God.

If children dare to champion truth by speaking up for truth, questioning the status quo, airing their concerns, or feeling emotions resulting from this treatment, they are often disregarded, condescended to, ridiculed, rejected, threatened, and sometimes violently abused. Thus, children quickly learn to adopt the same methods as their caretakers: avoid expressing your emotions and avoid truth. This is the damaging and very painful legacy we currently pass on to our children. And we will only change it when we change our motivation to one of honoring the God’s definition of love and truth.

Truly loving relationships, whether they are with ourselves, our children, other people, our natural environment or God, will require us to share and lovingly support the sharing of honest feelings, hopes, desires, as well as errors. And we will need to establish safe and supportive environments for this to occur. Imagine if you had grown up in such an environment—how free you would feel to simply be yourself—and you would know how to offer that freedom to others. This would be so good for us because being true to our soul is a fundamental aspect of honesty in God’s view. But the change is not going to be easy. We will have to face and feel some shameful and terrifying emotions as we correct our relationship with truth. We will need to learn to embrace all emotions, as we progress towards love.

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When we align with Tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, no matter what, we need to understand what is meant by whole truth. Many of us know people who talk incessantly or provide far too many details than we care to hear. That is not what is being advocated by telling the whole truth.  A loving person is always aware and respectful of the soul-based desires of other people. The loving person will be forthcoming and transparent with truth and will never impose truth on others, whether it is knowledge, thoughts, feelings, or beliefs, when that information is not wanted. They will know what is respectful and what is not because they will have developed the sensitivity to discern the difference, and their motivations for sharing truth will always be loving.

In our current human condition, we are not used to being forthcoming and transparent with truth, but that is what love requires, and at first sharing personal information may feel threatening to our sense of safety, security and privacy. We often go to great lengths to protect our private thoughts, feelings, history, relationships, mistakes, embarrassments, business dealings, and financial statements because we fear we will be taken advantage of or have to experience some very painful emotions such as shame, rejection, worthlessness, powerlessness, wrath, loss, “hurting” someone important to us, prison, or physical harm. Ironically, the terror and avoidance of these emotions driving us to hide truth with firewalls of privacy are what draw painful events like identity theft or scams into our lives. The Law of Attraction is lovingly working to help us access, feel, and release the damage in our souls while we work very hard to counteract it. Humanity has been pushing the boulder of truth-avoidance up the hill over and over, while the laws of the universe patiently wait for us to realize there is a much better way to achieve real safety, a way that embraces truth and welcomes a love-based feeling of absolute safety into our lives that can never be taken away.

One of the common excuses we use for withholding truth is that we believe that some people are better off without it, that withholding it will “protect” them. My wife, who is already battling cancer, is surely better off without the added burden of knowing that I just lost my job, and we are now in a dire financial state. Or on a larger scale: If the government releases the truth about this serious threat to the general public, the people might react with widespread panic, mayhem, and/or violence. So, we keep it hidden, hold back on telling the whole truth, break the laws of love, and continue our human legacy of pain and suffering.

From God’s perspective, any time we believe another is better off without the truth we are actually being very arrogant and condescending towards them. We are judging them as incapable of handling the truth; we are asserting control and domination over them in a way that interferes with their souls healing and progression; and we are assuming to know more about what they need than God does. The reality is that God has made every one of us perfectly capable of not only handling the truth but needing the truth in order to heal and grow. Whatever emotions arise in response to truth, God wants us to let those emotions be fully felt and therefore released in a responsible and loving manner (the details of which we will cover later). When truth is withheld from us, this healing process is deeply sabotaged. Truth must be present for healing and growth in love to occur.

Sometimes we will be asked for truth about a subject that we are uncomfortable with. Sex is one of those subjects that might elicit feelings of discomfort, fear, or shame in either person, but it is important that we honor the truth anyway. A child who asks about sex, no matter how old they are, deserves to receive the truth in a completeness that matches their desire and in a language they can understand. Having accurate information about sex is very beneficial to the child’s long-term well-being, and when the desire to know prompts them to ask, that is the time to tell them (rather than a certain age recommended by a so-called expert). If we are a loving person, we will be open and honest about sex or any subject and be willing to feel any fear or shame that may arise in us due to our soul’s injuries on those subjects. God did not create emotions like shame or fear, humans did, and they are emotions we will need to heal—complete with a red face, pounding heart, and shaky words—as we honor truth.

Another common justification for withholding truth is that we believe that truth can truly harm another. We believe thisbecause truth causes people to become emotionally upset. But we need to understand that emotional upset does not equate to harm. Certainly, when a person receives truth that contradicts their current personal reality, the experience can feel terrible, feel harmful, and may cause the person to respond in any number of unpredictable or destructive ways, but that feeling of being harmed is not the same as real harm from God’s perspective, a perspective which is always about the ultimate needs and well-being of the soul. When truth confronts falsity, which truth does very effectively, the pain that comes from that confrontation benefits us greatly because it tells us we have something within us that is our of harmony with truth and love. Truth, itself, never causes harm to the soul. What can cause harm in an interaction involving truth will always come from the unloving emotions held within the soul of either the speaker or receiver of the truth, or both, that are being activated. Let’s look at both sides of this issue.

Error in the speaker of truth: If I am sharing truth while in a poorly developed soul condition, I am likely to contaminate the interaction with some degree and variety of unloving emotions, such as the desire to control, demand, denigrate, punish, manipulate, or attack. These unloving emotions (even if I am not aware of these motivations) will harm and create barriers to the reception of truth. The other person will feel the unloving emotions as an unpalatable and dominating force and will naturally resist those emotions along with the truth. This is a common issue between parents and children. If a parent has something they want to say to their child but has unloving emotions like demand, control, condescension or ridicule motivating the interaction, the child will “hear” the unloving emotion being projected rather than the information the parent wants to convey. The truth will appear to “fall on deaf ears” as they say. But having “deaf ears” is not the issue, the projection of unloving emotion is the issue. For truth to be received by another, it must be accompanied by love. This is a profound truth that humanity has yet to fully embrace. In contrast to a controlling parent, have you ever had a favorite teacher who was so passionate about their subject that learning truth from them was a joy? That is an example of the power of love and truth working together.

Error in the receiver of truth: If I receive truth and feel “hurt” by it, what I am feeling is the emotional error in my soul that is being confronted by the truth— either because I am invested in believing something false that is being confronted by the truth, or because I still have emotional wounds that allow certain unloving projections to enter me. Either way, the truth itself is not harming me. Again, truth never harms. Any perceived pain or harm that is felt upon receiving truth is entirely due to the emotional damage within my soul being confronted. When this happens, we are being offered some very important information about our soul and we are offered the opportunity to feel and release damage that is brought to our attention. These are important steps in our healing.

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Refusing to be forthcoming and transparent with truth, not only blocks healing and love on a personal level, but also interferes with humanity’s progress towards joyful living for all people. Instead of valuing truth and love for the tremendous goodness they have to offer, we dismiss them for the sake of things like personal comfort, financial gain, recognition, power, and control. We allow these unloving emotions to dominate our socio-economic interactions. We cause businesses and manufacturing companies to hoard proprietary information,patents, recipes, and methods for the sake of profit and exclusivity, and we all suffer the consequences. Our greedy, addictive choices cause us to stifle progress in all areas of human endeavor: human rights, justice, science, environmentally safe energy production, food production, textiles, health care, engineering, environmental restoration and care, building, entertainment, politics, culinary delights, you name it. The loss to humanity is immeasurable, yet it is the naturally unfortunate outcome of our lack of development in love, our lack of respect for truth and transparency. These greedy and power-hungry socio-economic systems will ultimately fall away to be superseded by loving systems as rapidly or as slowly as individuals choose to embrace God’s definitions of love and truth.

Even as the laws of love encourage and support us in telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, doing so in a corrupt and addiction-oriented world is no small task. Like Jesus in the first century, the more we choose to honor truth in an environment that abhors and fears it, the more opposition we are likely to encounter from a wide variety of sources: our hostile internal programing, unloving spirits, fear-based institutions and policies, and antagonistic (and potentially violent) people—including those who claim to love us. Telling the truth, no matter what at this point in our progression can be terrifying, but we will get to a point in our soul’s development, in our understanding of the necessity of truth for love to be present, where we would be willing to die—even for millions of people to die—rather than tell a single lie. I realize that may sound profane coming from our current perspective of love and truth, but the affront we may feel from that statement just indicates how at odds our current view of love and truth is from God’s view. The more we develop our soul in love, the more we will delight in truth.

But we are not done with truth yet. There is more to truth than just being honest, forthcoming, and transparent, as you will soon see.

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Resources on Truth:

Footnotes:

    1. “Divine Love cannot flow into the soul without being in harmony (in that instant) with Divine Truth”; Outline from 20080824 Relationship With God – Qualities Of Divine Truth: https://www.divinetruth.com/docts/2008/20080824-1300-1300-jesus-dt-prs-gdtrut–Qualities%20of%20Divine%20Truth–en-outline.pdf
    2. Law of Attraction:
    3. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/how-raise-happy-cooperative-child/201710/understanding-childrens-emotional-needs