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Reference: notes on vibrations and God

Imagine that we are all sitting at the keyboard of a piano, and we press down on the key right in the middle—middle C. What do we hear?

One full note fills our ears and our senses. It is pure.

Now, with our other hand, we press down gently on the key exactly one octave above. We’ve pressed the key so gently, the hammer doesn’t strike the strings in the piano; rather, those strings are undampered, or, as the musicians say, “open.”

Okay, we have the “C” one note above “Middle C” open and undampered. Now, we press down on the piano key for Middle C, and hear once more that beautiful tone.

Now, we let go of Middle C. We might expect that all sound stops, but we can still hear a musical tone. The vibrations of the strings of Middle C have caused the strings to vibrate on the C note one octave above, so much so that we can hear it softly in our ears. The undampered, open note has been made to resonate by the lower note. The vibrations of Middle C have given life to the strings one octave away.

So, here might be another way to imagine God–not another way to “see God,” but to “hear God.” God is that powerful musical tone, at the center of the universe, vibrating so steadily, such that all that is open, undampered, and in tune, will begin to vibrate also.

Imagine that you are those open strings one octave above Middle C. You begin to resonate, not because something, or someone, has struck you, or plucked you as a harpist does, but because you are open and in tune with God.



About BethLanning

Im a scatterbrained dingbat but I have Ninja potential. This site is to catch all my scatterbrain in one place so it will be a pile of different things. The more I write the more I learn about the different piles of myself. I once thought it was all a ball of confusion and mess but I now see distinct areas taking shape. My Writing, Cooking and Food, Art, Poetry, Fitness Life, Projects, Learning to Organize, Personal Growth and its really a catch all and you never know what you'll get but isn't that just the way life is? See my other site for me and my husbands journey to build a Tiny hOme!

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