February 17, 2019: Understanding our Interdependence
“The more completely we are able to see God in everything, the more completely will the One God in all things respond to us.” A New Design for Living (1959) p. 173.2
SOM fully supports the Justice Principles and how they – and WE – show up in the world. We firmly believe that immediate salvation is within reach of all and that we continue to suffer so long as we impose suffering. (Living the Science of Mind – 397)
William Wordsworth states: “As above so beneath, as below so above; what is true on one plane is true on all.” (1770–1850 Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood.)
While Ernest Holmes only uses the actual word ‘interdependence’ once (at least that I could find!), our entire philosophy, teaching, and way of life seem steeped in the concept of interdependence.
The Centers for Spiritual Living 2019 "Spirituality in Action"
“… we are in the water of Infinite Life as the fish is in the ocean. The Spirit of Life is all around us. It permeates everything and flows through every condition. And yet we are still looking for it.”