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an indefinite period and is in what might be expressed as a spiritual stalemate. Because of this there is the vacillation in the time factor of 'confirmation'; for, unlike the fixed limit of time gone through during the evolutionary process, there is the possibility of a chance in deciding the time factor between human-consciousness and God-consciousness.*

 

"Thus the conflicting stages in the nature of events and the factor of time have been governing all things from the beginningless beginning and will continue to do so to the endless end.

 

"There is now no time limit. Things may happen after one month or three months, after three years, or twenty years. In short, I may speak tomorrow or after ten years. I am free from all promises, bindings, undertakings and arrangements. None should therefore ask for anything material or spiritual from me at any time or on any account. I will do what I think to be best for one and all and when I deem it fit. From now on therefore your connection with- me will endure on this basis—and this applies not only to those present here, but to all my followers, present and future, in the East as well as in the West. It is now for you to decide whether to hold on to my daaman, believing in me and remaining devoted to me, by follow­ing my orders and instructions.

 

"Whatever I have said and have been saying, I was made to say by God. When I say a thing, God makes me say so. All I want to say now is that whatever I have declared and decided will be so and all things shall accordingly happen."

 

* The "chance " is the contact with, or grace of, a Perfect Master.

 

 

 

 

Continuing   [from Volume 3 Number 1 Page 32]

 

Twenty Years with Meher Baba

 

by Kitty Davy

 

[continuation of] Part II—Our Life with Baba in India: Meherabad, 1947-1949

 

Upper Meherabad, the women's quarters of the Master's ashram

 

 

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