Living for God, not people, seems difficult
because you do not perceive a material reward
for your good life. But the truth is the opposite.
God’s spirit, living inside you, will reward you
instantly, and this spiritual reward is better than
anything anyone else can give you.
This is the ENTIRE Gospel. Period. FULL STOP.
God: Conscience, Spirit of Loving, Heart, Compassion, Empathy, that of the Creator in us, Humanity, Sanity, Still Small Voice Within, Goodness within, our Christ Spirit, Universal Family Feeling, Agape.... [These are all the same thing, by different names.]
From: Wise Thoughts for Every Day" (Personal Trainer) L. Tolstoy
'Oh, and Living for God, as Tolstoy expresses it IS to LIVE FOR PEOPLE, but not as Slave to their petty wishes, neglect, cruelty, hostility, vindictiveness...
JOYFUL SLAVE TO OUR NEEDIEST PEOPLE'S GREATEST NEEDS OF BODY AND SOUL.
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***** WWOOWW: Tolstoy: "Living for God, not people, seems difficult because...(detail)"
MY RELIGION (same as Jesus, King, Gandhi, Teresa, Romero, Eleanor, Obamas...): Universal Loving, Universal Family, Christ-ianity by whatever name, or none at all. PEACE: is the presence of Universal Love. WAR: HOSTILITY is the presence of Conditional Love. MY FAMILY (same as Jesus, King, Gandhi, Teresa, Romero, Eleanor...): All people born and unborn. "The greatest madness of all is to see things as they are, and not as they should be." Cervates, Man of La Mancha. BELIEF: "He does not believe who does not live according to his belief." Thomas Fuller GOLDEN RULE: "If you WOULD do it to or for your son or daughter, do it now TO "THE LEAST OF THESE," STRANGERS AND ENEMIES. If you WOULDN'T do it, DON'T, TO ANYONE, EVER." SL "It is NOT WHAT you do. It is THAT you do with TOTAL COMMITMENT, TOTAL PERSONAL DEVOTION, and UNIVERSAL Love. NOW." SL Computer Industry Executive, Psychological Counselor, Retail Executive turned would-be Brother / Disciple of Jesus;late in life Humanitarian activist / human being. "WHOEVER CLAIMS TO ABIDE IN [JESUS] OUGHT TO LIVE JUST LIKE [JESUS] LIVED," 1 John Ch 2. Start Loving - WAGE LOVE or DIE (no 3rd option exists).