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Daily Meditation: Friday, April 2, 2004

Universal family - become conscious of belonging to the large Universal family

A person who marries extends his family: he adds a father-in-law, a mother-in-law, a number of sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins and so on, but this does not necessarily make him more aware of what a family really is. We may well extend the circle of people in our lives and retain the same narrow, limited and egotistical consciousness. Yes, to establish a family, and even to have children, does not prove that we are capable of that heightened consciousness that manifests in nobility and disinterestedness, that enables us to endure a few difficulties, and even to suffer and sacrifice ourselves for others. When we experience the greatest flowering of our consciousness, we know and feel that beyond our own family – our family of origin and the one we wish to establish – we are members of the great universal family of God's creatures. We rejoice in this family, and it is our desire to work for it every day.

Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov
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The Author : Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov