The most important series of articles you may ever read. (Part 3)

My dear friends...

I just asked if we could agree on the answer to a series of important questions. (See Part 2 from last week.) Let me share with you now why the answer is “yes” for me.

If we are, in fact, manifestations of Divinity, expressing more and more of what It is and using “physicality” to demonstrate and experience this — if we are, in fact, in no way separate from The Whole of what God is — then it seems to me we must conclude that everything that is occurring, both in our individual lives and in our collective experience, serves Divinity’s purpose perfectly, inasmuch as things happening in a way that would not serve Divinity’s purpose would be impossible in the experience of The Divine.

We must also conclude that our experience of life is controllable to a much larger degree than we might imagine, inasmuch as it is impossible for Divinity to not have control of Its own process of expression. Further, we are told in Conversations with God that God has provided all sentient beings (each of whom are Individuations of Divinity) with the ability to control energy’s inward expression in every form in every moment. That is, we are all endowed with the ability to respond to outward events and circumstances in any way that we wish — and the way that we choose has a direct affect on those events and circumstances. It is in this way that we create our personal reality, and join in co-creating our collective outward experience.

We must also conclude that every event does bring us benefit in some form, inasmuch as it is impossible for Divinity not to extract benefit and generate benefit through and from everything occurring, since that is Divinity’s purpose in all of life. Life is a process that we call Evolution, in which the Soul expands its experience of the everlasting and eternal awareness of its True Identity. Every event and situation, circumstance and encounter produces a forward step in our evolution, and thus is of benefit to us.

We must also conclude that it is not required that life include suffering, inasmuch as pain and suffering are not the same thing. Pain is an objective physical or emotional event, suffering in a subjective occurrence that emerges from a decision that something which is happening should not be happening. Such a reality is, of course, impossible in the experience of God.

Finally, we must also conclude that there is more going on here than meets the eye, as is clearly evidenced by the present failure of most of humanity to stop rendering what is “going on here” as non-beneficial in the experience of the species, when, in fact, everything has the ability to be experienced as beneficial.

To use a simplistic example, we can experience “hot” and “cold” as conditions beneficial or non-beneficial, depending on how we create our encounter with them. This is true of all of the life encounters we personally create and in which we personally engage, both individually and collectively.

Love and Hugs,




Keep updated with Spirit Library

Author Information

Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch is a modern day spiritual messenger whose words continue to touch the world in profound ways. With an early interest in religion and a deeply felt connection to spirituality, Neale spent the majority of his life thriving professionally, yet searching for spiritual meaning before beginning his now famous conversation with God.


Neale Donald Walsch Archives