In the Name of Almighty God, the Lord of heaven and King of all nations.
Children of Light, I wish to remind every one of the vital importance of unity within your spiritual communities. As I have said before, unity is not merely a lofty ideal or something you pay lip service to; it is a calling, a responsibility, and a power that can change lives for the better.
In a world often marked by division, conflict, and animosity, it is your duty as followers of a higher calling to be a great lamp of unity. You are called to bridge the gaps that divide you, to seek reconciliation where there is brokenness, and to extend the hand of fellowship to those who may feel marginalized or excluded. This is not an easy task, but it is one that you must commit yourselves to wholeheartedly.
Unity begins with recognizing your shared humanity, your common struggles, and your commonality as children of the same Divine Creator. Regardless of your differences in backgrounds, cultures, or experiences, you are all part of one human family. It is within this recognition that you can find the strength to build bridges and overcome the barriers that separate you. Set aside ego-driven desires for power, recognition, and control. Instead, embrace the principles of love, compassion, and understanding. Love binds you together, transcending all boundaries and prejudices. It is through acts of kindness, empathy, and selflessness that you can foster unity within your spiritual communities.
Compassion allows you to see beyond your own needs and desires, and to truly listen and empathize with one another. It enables you to extend a helping hand to those who are suffering, to provide solace to the broken-hearted, and to offer support to those in need. It is in the practice of compassion that you find the common ground upon which unity can flourish.
Understanding is the key that unlocks the door to unity. It requires you to step out of your comfort zones, to actively listen, and to seek to comprehend the perspectives and experiences of others. You must be willing to let go of preconceived notions and judgments, and instead, strive to appreciate the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas that exist within your spiritual communities.
When you commit yourselves to fostering unity, you become living testimonies to the life-changing power of this noble endeavor. You become living examples of the love and compassion that transcends differences and transforms lives. Through your actions, you inspire others to join you on this walk, to become active participants in the work of reconciliation and healing.
I urge you to reflect on how you can contribute to the unity within your spiritual community. Ask yourself: Are there gaps that need bridging? Are there broken relationships that require reconciliation? Are there individuals who feel marginalized or excluded? And most importantly, what can you do, in your own capacity, to embody love, compassion, and understanding?
I encourage each of you to commit to this sacred task, knowing that as you foster unity, you become instruments of peace, harmony, and transformation. May the world witness the power of unity through your actions and be inspired to follow in your footsteps.
May the Divine Source of all creation guide and bless you on this walk towards unity.
June 17, 2023
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