FEELING YOUR WAY By Graeme Johnson
First let’s discern the difference between feeling and sensation. Sensation is relative to external stimuli, hot, cold, sweet, sour taste. Feeling is the internal energy we access only by our thought, happy, sad, angry, loving, joyful. We often frustrate and then depress our feelings by not firstly acknowledging them for what they are- pure energy- not good or bad, just energy.
We can not have good or bad feelings, only good or bad thoughts/labels we place on feelings. Feelings are purely energy with which we produce what we focus our thoughts on.
In everyone, our thoughts are our male/masculine and our feelings are our feminine nature.
Our Bible/bibliography on Holiness/Wholeness, we read (Gen.1:27) So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. (28) And God blessed them and God said, be fruitful and multiply, and replenish the earth… (2:22) And the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made he a woman...(23) And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of man. (24) Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall,cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
Metaphysically this means, Our feelings come from within us, and are named/called by our male/thoughts. Together, our thoughts and feelings produce , and it is up to us to decide what we want them to produce. If we are continually guided by our fathers and mothers ideas, we get no where, There comes a point where we need to mature and take control of our own lives, thoughts and feelings. When we listen to our own Inner Lord God Self, we bring into expression according to the Lord, our Spiritual Law of unfoldment.
Physically we see a man as representing thoughts and a woman representing feelings, and whether we like it or not, we are dominated by our thoughts/labels and our feelings merely produce what we are thinking, the seed thoughts we are continually sowing. The man sows the seed and the woman conceives and produces the offspring.
We get all involved in the “equality” issue, when, in fact, we can only have equality when a man can conceive and produce a baby, and a woman can sow the seed. Ridiculous Aye!
So, let’s be much more conscious of the thoughts we are thinking and therefore see the feelings producing what we want in life, rather than focus on what we don’t want, or fear, and get more of that.
We need to stop trying to change our feelings and learn to change the thoughts/labels, then the feelings will produce from the New Thought. In Unity/New Thought we say, “Change your thinking - change your life.” Let’s extend that to “Change your thinking and change your world and the world.” If it’s going to be, it’s up to me.
Unity minister with Unity Bayside in Frankston.
Graeme W. Johnson