When you meditate upon God as love, you experience oneness with that love. Your unconscious mind discovers the true essence of your spirit that is one with God, which also makes you conscious of selfless love. In that awareness you find that love is who you are, not just as an intellectual concept, but as a deep inner knowing that guides your life.
In recent years, scientists have discovered many incredible biological changes occurring in the brain when people practice meditation and centered prayer around love.
How can your unconscious mind be renovated with a new reality based on your true self? How can you awaken in your heart to divine love? According to David, the shepherd who became King in Israel, meditation was the way to commune with your heart. “Meditate within your heart…and be still,” writes David
When you pursue a change in life, you often consider what new knowledge you must gain, what old habit you must lose, and what unique traits you must learn. Change seemingly requires a conscious process that involves willpower.
Jeremiah, another spiritual writer of old, suggests that no one can understand the heart because it’s deceitful. We ourselves cannot even know why we act the way we do. The original translation of the text suggests that the heart has been trampled upon because it contains footprints. Jeremiah implies that external voices and forces have shaped our unconscious sense of self.
Everything you do flows from your heart, Solomon suggests in one of his Proverbs. You live within certain boundaries. The heart has set these limitations. When you venture out beyond the limits of your heart, whether good or bad, it causes great stress and discomfort.