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Q: You’ve spoken about a servant’s heart, and not being deceived by what looks like service but isn’t. The movie ‘The Remains of the Day’ made me reflect on where true service lies. Would you speak more about service?

John: Service, within, opens the self and the person to receive that which you are coming from, within, and serving. Everyone is in service to something … most of it not worth mentioning.

With a fundamental shift, within, causing a complete reorientation of being, there also follows a complete reorientation of service, within, making manifest with what you have that which you are. What you are is necessarily what you serve, is necessarily what you become. 

Understanding the indomitable nature of service makes you that much more responsible for what you are and what you become.

What makes service as imperishable as what you first are is unanimity of consciousness: all direct knowledge, all one, every point in harmony because of you, mattering.

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The Indomitable Nature Of Service

January 19, 2022

Q: You’ve spoken about a servant’s heart, and not being deceived by what looks like service but isn’t. The movie ‘The Remains of the Day’ made me reflect on where true service lies. Would you speak more about service? John: Service, within, opens the self and the person to receive that which you are coming from, within, and serving....

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Q: You’ve spoken about a servant’s heart, and not being deceived by what looks like service but isn’t. The movie ‘The Remains of the Day’ made me reflect on where true service lies. Would you speak more about service? John: Service, within, opens the self and the person to
Q: I’m moving to a house in the middle of the forest and very close to the sea. It’s like a calling for me. I’m so looking forward to being more connected to the earth and to nature in my daily life. John: You’re also setting yourself up. You’re
Q: You recently said something so beautiful about marriage that I wrote it down: “A communion of real knowledge found with each other, made with each other.” I’d love you to talk about it some more. John: That’s having every level, within, with which you meet. That naturally comes
Q: I can feel so much loneliness at times, but as much as I want to connect with people I cannot allow them in. I’m afraid they will abandon me. John: When you’re lonely, you’re not in need of company. When you’re lonely, you are in need of your
Q: You once said that we meet here on earth, and after we die we will meet again. What does that mean? John: When you meet anyone, as soon as there is the slightest little touch of meaning in the meeting there is a movement of being within that
Q: I have a question about loyalty. Somehow, I always manage to get myself in a position where I have to choose between mom and dad, and then a struggle occurs. Can you help me to recognize the true nature of loyalty? John: As with absolutely everything else, it
Q: I don’t really understand how to take care of people who are suffering or in difficulty. John: There needs to be a fundamental acceptance that we’re not going to get it all right, either toward our selves or toward others. Unless you start with that, you’re going to have an

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