Theos-World RE: With a little help of my friends....
Nov 23, 1999 06:40 AM
by W. Dallas TenBroeck
It is long since we have heard
from you -- and it is sorry news that you bring of loneliness. But you see
you are not really alone, not ever.
You have your memories of the
past contacts and our exchange of thoughts together. And they are good to
recall. So you have never been "alone." You only think you are. You
need only write to feel that response waiting to hear from you.
Where are you now, and what have you been doing?
As to you own present feeling
of isolation and loneliness, why not look on it as you now have, a little, as it
is mood and all moods are passing things. We can make them short or long
depending on how we think. If we are saddened because we know that we can
"do better," then the thing to do is to get out and continue "doing."
We are, each one of us, a
"thinker" -- A Soul. And the Soul cannot be killed, even if our
moods seem to overwhelm us and surround us with a "fog." All fogs lift
after a while, and after the night or the clouds, the Sun always shines, as the
great Earth always revolves.
We have to keep a mental grasp
(when we think we are only surrounded by darkness) of the memory of the Sun --
of the Father that gives us all our physical lives through its warmth and
universal friendliness to all creatures. There is a "ray" of that
universal Sun, which lives in each of us. It lives also in every other
thing, in our friends, and family, and also in those we think of as
"strangers." It is to be seen giving life to the trees, and the flowers
and to all the animals and humans in the world. It is essence of the
minerals -- as crystals of brilliancy and worth -- and occasionally even those
emerge from the Earth and are brought into the Sun again.
And therefore we speak of brotherhood as the first object to think
about, to live for, and to practice. It is the common source of all Life
-- god, the Father of all -- who always keep HOPE alive in our hearts. If
we are isolated it is because temporarily we loose the memory of this
fact. Cal it back to life and make it work for you.
We are all immortal pilgrims
working for our better understanding of our world, our friends, our family and
finally of our inner selves. If you wish to call on us again, then, like
that which you have just done, reach out and write us all again. And so we
are eternal student, always learning something new. and this ought to
gives us the joy of "ever becoming." We always have something we can
Let's look at and recall the
"bright side" of things. As you finish your letter, you recall that your
name means you are named the "star-born," and will always relate to the
"stars." Each one of us is a "star" on this earth. You are a being
of HOPE. And while you may never totally realise any one "hope," you can
always use it as a guide a something to aspire to, and remember you already
bathe in, and live in its radiance. That radiance can never be lost.
Never make the night darker by "shutting it out."
The star is within. It is
the Christ-star, and it is wise. Jesus said: "I and my Father are
one." He also called himself the "Son of Man." and "the son of
God." At one point he spoke to his disciples and said: "Do you not
know you are Gods?" So he was referring there to the imperishable STAR
that is within -- a "ray" a "star" of the ONE SPIRIT. And therefore we can
never be, CAN NEVER BE totally isolated or lonely. We can never "loose our
Soul." It is the Soul inside that makes us think, and as we are always
able to think, we can see that its friendliness to us, takes us through the
darkest moods of despair and loneliness at time. But we never ought to
loose HOPE. The night will always pass and the Sun will rise again, for
way, we are all brother and sister stars. We are all soul stars and we are
immortals and we help each other through thoughts and good
the fogs of fear, and of a false sense of isolation always lift, if we wait and
have patience. And if we reach out to touch our friends and companions
there will always be a response -- sometimes it is only a thought, or a
word. And those we can put away in our treasure-house of memories and
bring them out whenever we feel lonely and in despair.
wishes to you and be comforted. You will never be
get busy and write us all again and tell us what you have been doing for the
last year or so since we heard from you -- perhaps you can help us also, like
you used to. We are all part of the great human family, and feel able live
and love you and each-other along with you. The great cure for despair and
loneliness is to get out and see if you can help someone else through their
problems and needs. That "takes us out" of our mood and isolation.
Every mood, every thought, every moment of our lives is a "learning
experience." We live THROUGH THOSE THINGS. They need not overwhelm
wishes to you, as always,
Hi all, it is been a while since i writed here.
The reason for my delay in writing, besides of changing my
email adress, it is because of serious difficulties in my schoolwork. the
pressure it is been extreme, and i have the feeling that i cannot do
Well, i am quite young still,
but as some of you have experienced once in a while in their lifetime, there
are a certain time in your life when you experience what the rolling stones
have called "19 nervous breakdown"
I am passing now one of those moments. i will not waste time explaining the
serious difficulties what i am having in my schoolwork project, but i will
resume them in one: Want to get the heck out of here. I claim mercy. I realize
that i am doing something that i should have never started, and the major
difficulty: I cannot finish it.
feeling right now like in a bad version of a Kafka book, and the depression it
is something more ahead that i can manage. i need help. I do not like to cause
compassion or that other pepole do the work i am supposed to do, but, if i am
asking for help, it is because this is more than i can handle for the
And all of you, dear good folks, maybe true magicians in disguise, i have
followed you, even if i do not write, and trying to learn, as i do always all
the time, and i like when you make me laugh, and i feel sad when you feel
But i know that you always had changed me, for the better: for you make me
And that is good.
But now i am appealing to your mercy, and your
help, as friends that you are, as i consider you. speccialy to the most
closest and kind that always have been there when i had asked help.
And i really need a big effort of help
now. What kind of help?? the best. Just pray. your good will and good taughts.
because for me it is a time of emptyness, and i really cannot do more effort.
i have tried, but i do not know how to help myself.
As you had noticed, i am quite lonely. in fact, i
am, as never, or maybe few times in my life.
Thank you all, in advance, for your concern, if
any. any help is welcome.
"Trying to reach the stars, but still in
earth, how far am I...."
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