“Fear never came from anything external because the universe as a whole is neutral; it does not and cannot ever do anything to you.” COL bk.2, 19:II
We made fear in the “fall of man” or separation from God—after we made the ego. We were too afraid to live alone, and we still feel that way. If we commune with our Maker, our Creator God, we will have no more need to sense fear because we will know that we are not alone. We will have overcome fear with love of the Highest.
“Is the universe friendly?” is a question that Einstein posed for us. Our answer must be “yes.” When we realize that this means neutrality in the happenings that surround us, we will often question, “How can this be?” This can be because how we experience events external to ourselves is always an internal choice. That is why the happenings in the universe are neutral. Different people have different experiences of the universe. This would not be true if the universe were causing our reaction. We do have commonality, as people, when the happenings are especially good or seem especially bad. But this does not mean the universe is not neutral.
The bad things we experience are actually illusion, for we live in a non-dualistic universe. All things are of God, including us, for we are part of Him. The only things that are true reality are the intangibles of love, harmony, peace, serenity.
We are safe in a safe universe. When we give up judgment, as A Course in Miracles tells us, we will know that we are safe. Regardless of how bad things get, there is another day, always and forever.
The universe and the things of the universe cannot hurt us. The blood is catsup, not real; and our own fears are overcome when we seek the love of our Creator.
Ask to overcome fear today. Love always wins in the end, for Love is God. And He always triumphs. There is no higher value than Love, Who is God.