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Secrets of life

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"Sometimes you hear stories about a ship that was believed to be
lost at sea with all hands. And there was sorrow in the streets
and mournful faces in the homes. But one day the ship showed up
in harbor, sailing in with flags flying, and the crew on deck
waving to those on shore who had heard that it was finally coming
back. And the people on shore cheered and the bands played a royal
welcome. I want you to have that kind of a spiritual and psycho-
logical experience where you have sailed into the cosmic harbor,
and you know that you've sailed into it because you know it's a
different place than that stormy sea.

How many are lost at sea? Lost in your heads? Well, the captain
of that ship gave a news conference in which has explained what
had happened. They were caught in a storm, and the waves washing
over the decks and all the sailors clinging to the cabins, what-
ever they could cling to. And they stuck with it until they out-
sailed the storm. You have not done that, have you? I know you
haven't. But I am telling you that as sure as there is the stormy
upheaval inside your life, just as sure as that, there is also the
free air, the pure air and the calm waters outside the storm, but
you — you listen to this — you and you alone are the captain of
your ship of life."

from a talk given 10/12/1990
Vernon Howard's Higher World - MP3 CD Volume 30, talk 738, track 8
 
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Wonderful.
The language particularly speaks to me because I do view the mind as the captain, the body as the ship and the soul as the ocean.
 
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interesting story an way of thinking .thank you for shareing may share one on here that i came upon recently hugs trin.x.
 
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