In this rare, expanded view you see the underlying unity of
life. You realize that, in good will, your individual life is but a part of this universal
life. You have become capable of experiencing not only your individual life but the universal life. You can deeply experience
the source of life, the empowering consciousness which enables every living thing to
breathe and move, which empowers thought and feeling.
In your expanded good will you
have temporarily untied the limiting knot of personal ego sense. No longer confined to
your body's small dimensions, you have discovered your universal sense of self. This
experience is beyond description, so humbling and so moving that you walk the earth
After returning to individual consciousness you remember. You remember that the life
force and energy expressing in another person's conversation or any activity is something
which comes from a source all people share. That energy, that world out there, is an
expression of the same living power which is sustaining each pulsation of your heart. Good
will has become universal sympathy and universal sympathy has become the unspeakable
exaltation of knowing the Universal Self.
After your experience of the Universal Self, your eyes...