Last night I slept 8 hours, enjoying an unusual rest. Then I woke up sluggishly-- no blood in the brain. A cup of coffee helped. But I sat listlessly, my mind in neutral.
Suddenly an idea emerged: how I might help somebody I've been worrying about. My brain moved into high gear; ideas poured forth faster than I could record them. I felt 20 years younger; no, 40. At 78 I'm brilliant! (Luckily there was no objective opinion to check on that! Let's just say I felt brilliant.)
Is it me? or is it the Holy Spirit? (As the immortal baseball player in Field of Dreams said, "Is this Heaven?")
Actually it wasn't me at all. All I did was receive an idea of how I might help someone. That seemed to trigger an alteration of consciousness.
An hour later I was my usual dumb self. But I've had an
Help Somebody Today
Help somebody today;
Somebody along life's way.
Let sorrow be ended, the friendless befriended.
O Help somebody today.
(A treasure from the past).