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    Default What is Truth? (Confessions of a Dying Man)

    By Larry Allen (RIP)

    This morning, my doctor, (of near countless years), advised me that if
    I am still alive in 6 months from today, I will be bucking (if not
    breaking) the consensus of the entire worldwide medical establishment,
    in terms of their collective experience of what is possible, (and what
    is not possible), for a human being.

    In other words he told me I was dying.

    Hello?

    I could have told "him" that.

    And spared him an unspeakably expensive and time consuming education
    to boot.

    (but alas, I both kept (and held) my silence within).

    Knowing as I do the distinction between truth and fact, reality and
    fiction, love and fear, hope and futility.

    Now I will tell you a truth, (if you can receive it, I do not know),
    but I will tell it to you, in either event. For now I have nothing to
    lose.

    A fact is always true, but a truth is not always a fact.

    For facts belong to the mind of man, whereas truth belongs to the
    heart & soul.

    Thus the inquiry demanded is one of the distinction between a mans
    mind, and his heart, and his soul.

    Do I err?

    I think not.

    For Divine Providence herself has brought me to this place, and I
    trust she will not be denied.

    Certainly not upon my death bed.

    For I have lived too long (and too richly and too deeply in love) with
    all of humanity, to be denied.

    Thus I ask:

    What is Truth?

    And I confess: "It is you".

    The facts of your existance being wholly insignificant relative to the
    presence of the truth of your individual (magnificant) being.

    For the presence of your very being has been the definer of all of the
    facts (that seemingly defined you).

    In other words, you are beautiful beyond human measure, for being who
    you are.

    And I tell you another truth (my friend), I wish it were possible for
    me to give to you, what it is I understand, in simple terms. But it is
    not possible. For these are the simplest terms Providence herself has
    given me to express.

    I cannot prove to you that you are both beautiful and perfect,
    (exactly as you now are), but this truth remains to be "the" truth.

    Here then is the distintion between the mind, the heart and the soul.

    The mind, by design, serves to accomodate the heart, the heart by
    design, serves to accomodate the soul, the soul by design serves to
    accomodate God.

    In love there is order.

    And love is the essence of what you are.

    For love is the essence of what God is.

    And we are not the creators of God, but rather God is the creator of
    ourselves.

    Now we can (and do) fancy ourselves as being self-created beings.

    But such foolishness defies even the most fundamental premises of the
    physical sciences to which we afford our deepest and greatest
    allegiances. In our sleep.

    For what being can exist in the absence of a father/mother of it?

    No. None can. Save for in the fanciful fabrications of the sleeping
    mind.

    My life is over.

    I understand.

    I have no regrets.

    It is my time to pass away.

    But the Divine Providence that has been living her life in the
    disguise of me, is living her life in the disguise of you, and shall
    live on and on and on and on.

    This is Truth
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mal12345 View Post
    By Larry Allen (RIP)

    This morning, my doctor, (of near countless years), advised me that if
    I am still alive in 6 months from today, I will be bucking (if not
    breaking) the consensus of the entire worldwide medical establishment,
    in terms of their collective experience of what is possible, (and what
    is not possible), for a human being.

    In other words he told me I was dying.

    Hello?

    I could have told "him" that.

    And spared him an unspeakably expensive and time consuming education
    to boot.

    (but alas, I both kept (and held) my silence within).

    Knowing as I do the distinction between truth and fact, reality and
    fiction, love and fear, hope and futility.

    Now I will tell you a truth, (if you can receive it, I do not know),
    but I will tell it to you, in either event. For now I have nothing to
    lose.

    A fact is always true, but a truth is not always a fact.

    For facts belong to the mind of man, whereas truth belongs to the
    heart & soul.

    Thus the inquiry demanded is one of the distinction between a mans
    mind, and his heart, and his soul.

    Do I err?

    I think not.

    For Divine Providence herself has brought me to this place, and I
    trust she will not be denied.

    Certainly not upon my death bed.

    For I have lived too long (and too richly and too deeply in love) with
    all of humanity, to be denied.

    Thus I ask:

    What is Truth?

    And I confess: "It is you".

    The facts of your existance being wholly insignificant relative to the
    presence of the truth of your individual (magnificant) being.

    For the presence of your very being has been the definer of all of the
    facts (that seemingly defined you).

    In other words, you are beautiful beyond human measure, for being who
    you are.

    And I tell you another truth (my friend), I wish it were possible for
    me to give to you, what it is I understand, in simple terms. But it is
    not possible. For these are the simplest terms Providence herself has
    given me to express.

    I cannot prove to you that you are both beautiful and perfect,
    (exactly as you now are), but this truth remains to be "the" truth.

    Here then is the distintion between the mind, the heart and the soul.

    The mind, by design, serves to accomodate the heart, the heart by
    design, serves to accomodate the soul, the soul by design serves to
    accomodate God.

    In love there is order.

    And love is the essence of what you are.

    For love is the essence of what God is.

    And we are not the creators of God, but rather God is the creator of
    ourselves.

    Now we can (and do) fancy ourselves as being self-created beings.

    But such foolishness defies even the most fundamental premises of the
    physical sciences to which we afford our deepest and greatest
    allegiances. In our sleep.

    For what being can exist in the absence of a father/mother of it?

    No. None can. Save for in the fanciful fabrications of the sleeping
    mind.

    My life is over.

    I understand.

    I have no regrets.

    It is my time to pass away.

    But the Divine Providence that has been living her life in the
    disguise of me, is living her life in the disguise of you, and shall
    live on and on and on and on.

    This is Truth
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    You can achieve anything you set your mind to, and you are limited only by how dedicated you are to succeed!

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