Chadwick Boseman, The Black Panther
“When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and
could say, 'I used everything You gave me.”
Ann: Richard? Good morning. This is really inspirational. This guy worked through colon cancer for the last years of his life to bring the Black Panther and many other inspirational characters to us.
Richard: Yes, love, and that was his life and his gift to us. His gift, not yours, not mine, not someone else's.
Please do not start with the comparisons. Inspiration is what he offers, not pointless comparisons. Using what you have to the fullest comes in many flavors, as I think you know by now. One person’s mad dash to the finish line is no better and no worse than another’s meandering contemplation.
Each person brings what they have to the table. The point is to keep bringing whatever you have that is uniquely yours. A beautiful meal prepared with love is equal in the eyes of God to the most heart stopping Picasso.
Everyone suffers in their own way, and everyone gives in their own way, fleshing out the universal tapestry as only each person can do. The only thing you can do to bring God to tears is to turn away, to give up on the Divine.
Why do you think darkness loves depression? Nothing shuts the heart down faster than depression. This we fight in any way we can, be it meditation, work, therapy, chemicals, or prayer. And when push comes to shove, we bring this to our Creator and ask for guidance as to how to use it to further the growing evolution of his loving multiverse.
Each and every action we take is a gift to Source, a return thank you for the lives given to us. This is what Mr. Boseman teaches us in so many ways. Make our lives a gift, wherever our talents may fall, and we will have nothing to reproach ourselves with when we pass.
September 2, 2020