groups. Why? Because you can cooperate and tell others about Me and share your thoughts. You learn much more than when you remain by yourself. When you listen, exchange thoughts, prayers, My Presence is there. Where there are five collected together, Parameshwar is there, I am there. If you are talking of Me, having love for me, then there I am . . . is it all clear?"
A question on how we should conduct our meetings was brought up by Bili, to which the Master replied: "Why be bound by My instructions? Be free!"
Kitty suggested the groups should meet jointly once in a while during the year. Ivy said that we did on Baba's birthday, but others said that wasn't often enough.
Again the Master spoke: "In India, at the meeting, all points will be cleared up to those who attend. I don't want to tell anything about this meeting. Nothing has ever happened like it before. Continue to work as you are doing until that meeting. Everything will be cleared up then. I want you all to continue as you have been doing, on the lines I gave out this morning, until the next meeting, when everything will be made clear to you. Until then, continue to work.
"If John Bass comes to know of some good news, it is his duty to tell the others; the other group heads should know about it and vice versa. Then all can love Me. I want to create the head and the heart in balance.
"Ben, what 's on your mind?'
Dr. Hayman rose. "Baba, even if I were a great orator I doubt if I could find words to express our great privilege in being with You. Our hearts are open books. You know the tremendous work done by Elizabeth Patterson, Ivy Duce, Marion Florsheim to make this visit as comfortable as possible in delightful surroundings. I've had the barest glimpse of the vast, detailed work behind the scenes. It seems the least we can do is to express our appreciation by a rising vote of thanks!"
Thereupon the whole group rose and clapped their hands. Baba added: "Elizabeth, Kitty, Ivy, Marion, Norina . . . these are My five fingers."
Angela Miller, a young girl from Florida, then played one of Baba's favorite airs on her flute, Gounod's Ave Maria, and others. Baba's eyes