In the Light of Love:
The Lesson of Self-Acceptance
Of all the teachings in the world, the greatest is love. And of all the lessons of the NDE, none is greater than the importance, indeed the primacy, of love. And what the NDE teaches about love is that everything is love, and is made of love, and comes from love.
Do you remember, for example, Peggy Holladay's discovery of this truth while in the Light? What she said was, "[T]he Light told me everything was Love, and I mean everything! I had always felt love was just a human emotion people felt from time to time, never in my wildest dreams thinking it was literally EVERYTHING!"
Since we are part of everything, we, too, are conceived in and by love. Love, therefore, is our true nature. And, yet, why do so many of us fail to experience this love in our lives and even come to feel so unlovingly toward ourselves at times? Why do we have such difficulty connecting to this molten core of love or even believing that it exists within us? What keeps us so estranged from the essence of what we are?
If we accept the truth of the NDE's chief revelation, it can only be that we have lost touch with the Source. For us moderns, this is the Fall. Existentially, we have fallen out of Love, like babes thrust from the womb into the cold world, and have forgotten our true home. But the teachings of the NDE now come to remind us, to reconnect us to the Source, and to