Thomas Orjala – Coeurd’ Alene, ID

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Inspirational Quote:

102:11 There must be perfection hunger in man’s heart to insure capacity for comprehending the faith paths to supreme attainment.

Personal Message:

There are many great quotes in the Urantia Book but this one impacted me when I first read it. Knowing that perfection hunger was required for spiritual capacity and growth, prayer finally made sense to me. In my prayer life I would communicate my deepest desires for growing God-ward and I soon saw, from experience, my capacity would increase proportionally to the sincerity of my petition.
A spiritual teacher I followed in the late 60’s named Stephen Gaskin said once that “energy, put through a system, tends to change and order that system and make it better”. While I have utilized this teaching in my organizational activities, I can see the deeper spiritual lesson as well.  When I put energy through the systems that the creators have provided for our use like prayer, worship, love of others, and being of service, everything gets better….and better…