In synergy, I work out my salvation.
Becoming whole, which in my experience is the essence
of “salvation,” is the working out of an ever-present
divine force for healing in my thoughts, intentions, and
expectations—a unitive knowing that the reign of heaven,
the mind of Christ, is the truth of my being. Here also, a
Buddhist practice of reflecting on slogans to recollect and
train the mind evoked an added dimension of fullness as
I opened and allowed myself to “be transformed in the
renewing of Mind” of Paul’s wisdom-teaching in
Romans 12: 2.
I bring forth the abundance within me; I let
it prosper through me, and I am blessed.
Jesus, in the Gospel of Thomas, also says, “When you
bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth
will save you.” To bring forth in this way is to activate
what I have often described as a “preexisting condition,”
an enriching source of bliss for thriving beyond the
surviving. Beyond the appearances of my situation,
before my thoughts and stories about illness, is the
original beatitude of my being, always available to be
birthed in awareness again and again.
I thrive in the regenesis of divine synergy.
As a re-creation in the mind of Christ and the reign
of heaven, healing reflects what I often visualize as a
regenesis, a presence of mind where I am once more “in
the beginning,” living “as it was in the beginning, is now,
and ever shall be.” This “in the beginning” consciousness
Synergy completes me, fulfills me,
of the ever-present now from the Gloria Patri is given
new meaning, again, in the Gospel of Thomas as Jesus
responds to the disciples asking him to reveal “when the
end will be.” He responds to their distraction from the
presence of the kingdom as they ponder the future: “Have
you known the beginning that you ask about the end?”
and perfects me.
With increasing clarity, I have been realizing the
emergent consciousness of synergy as a healing gnosis,
an intuitive knowing of unity, as well as a felt-sense
of calm-abiding in the nondual awareness that I
experience as the essence of healing. Gnosis, as the
unitive perception of Truth, is a source of intuitive
guidance for experience beyond the basics of belief, as
encouraged in the New Testament: “Let us leave behind
the elementary teachings about Christ and move on to
perfection” (Hebrews 6: 1).
In my experience of synergy as a healing weave of
spirituality and medical care, I have recorded hundreds
of similar sutras in my daily journal. I continue to
offer them as threads of healing extending from myself
to others and beyond. I have provided these sutras
at wellness centers, yoga studios, and for the Cancer
Support Community of Greater Philadelphia. Out of
abundance I share abundantly, and what I receive in
return I share again.
The weave of healing in my cancer journey is a
confirmation of truth from The Kingdom Within
(Lippincott, 1970) by John Sanford: When “we become
whole, something indestructible is forged in us that, in
ways that pass our understanding, joins us to the fabric
of eternal life.”
May the healing weave of synergy be with you and make