“You ask of meaning, but this is not about meaning in the way you look at it. You seek a description of a new way, a new time, as if it is a future that is already written. It is a future waiting to be birthed.” Mirari
Here Mary is speaking, internally, to Mari Perron. Mari has asked about the meaning of what is transpiring, but Mary lets her know that the future is yet to be written—and it is to be written by us. In Mirari, we learn that women are meant to take more of a leadership role. Women have often taken a back seat to men, but this is not the wave of the future.
Much that A Course of Love said about “being,” the way of Mary, is coming into play here. Our men have often championed “doing,” and indeed Jesus himself did also. But our new way in our newly created world will be a way of relationships in that world, and for this change, being is simply more appropriate.
We also heard a great deal in A Course of Love about a new world, just waiting to be created by us. We are coming into this new world now, though the birth pangs are severe, and we are experiencing much turmoil as we live through these times.
But there is hope in what Mary says in Mirari. It is darkest before the dawn, and just on the other side of turmoil is peace.
Let us do what we can to hasten that peace.