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