The other day I read this statement: A human being is like a
fine clock, which if properly cared for, will keep splendid time and run
for a century, but which, if neglected or abused will very soon get out
of order and wear out or give out long before it should.
To enjoy the
fruits of living in a harmonious body requires that I tend my spirit,
mind and body with gentleness and love. If I do not love myself to
life, if I do not specifically love my body and I do not love my
spirit, only then will I experience every possible limitation.
have been around for hundreds of years-even thousands of years for
sundials and the like--and they function as well today as they did when
they were built. Sundials have no wearing parts so only the lack of care
for the instrument itself causes it to fail to tell the correct time.
The same is true for ancient clocks--their use seldom wears out the
parts, it is the lack of oiling, dusting, tuning and setting which
renders it useless.
stones and a stick School of the Master Graduate Herbert Werner Marty
built a sundial on the campus in 2000 and it stands today, needing a
little care, but functioning perfectly.
me my body should last for ever. When I carefully tune my body with
positive immortal thoughts, using it as it is designed to be
used--through the mind--and lovingly caress my body so that it is
nurtured harmoniously, my body responds to this sincerity and proves
that it is immortal.
improves with nurturing, so this vehicle, my body, improves by being
loved, being cared for with the maintenance necessary to honor its parts
and most of all to live in the consciousness of pure thoughts in my
ideal self manifest.
-Dr Herbert L Beierle