How Do You Express the Light of God? by John Cali and Spirit

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God must become an activity in our consciousness. ~ Joel S. Goldsmith

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Last weekend, as I was walking out of the grocery store, I saw a tiny elderly lady walking toward me. She had a cane and was hobbling, struggling to just take one step at a time. Suddenly she stopped dead in her tracks, grimacing. Obviously she was in great pain.

I walked over to her and quietly asked if I could help. She hesitated a moment, then looked up as our eyes met for several seconds. With a smile, she replied “I’m okay, thank you.”

She had the sweetest smile and voice. As we gazed into each other’s eyes those brief seconds, she was literally transformed right before me.

Instead of a bent old woman in great pain, I saw a lovely young woman of amazing grace and beauty. There was a bright light radiating all about her, and great love in her beautiful eyes.

Then the young woman vanished.

Although this sounds like pure fantasy, it was real.

As I walked to my car, I realized that young woman I saw was the old woman, many years ago. But now, in a much older body, she still carried a beautiful, ageless light that radiated from within. You might call it the light of God. That’s who she truly was, regardless of the condition of her body.

My heart just went out to her. Her transformation right before my eyes had transformed me in mere seconds. I felt an overpowering awareness that we truly are all one — one with each other and one with the light of God.

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In this video Gary Zukav talks about expressing the light of God at the 2014 Unity Worldwide Ministries convention. (You may want to turn your volume up — the sound is a bit low.)


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20 Responses

  1. Becky C

    Namaste: “I honor the God within you.”

  2. Hans

    Thank you John for sharing your beautyful experience ! It’s a delight to read you !
    It remembers me about my neighbor, an aged basket maker. The light that fills his eyes when he (still) makes his baskets at over 80 years, talking about his work, makes him a young man 🙂
    I too need frequent remembering about seeing God in everyone.
    Take care John.

    • John Cali

      You’re most welcome, Hans! As the saying goes, the eyes are the window of the soul. Your neighbor and the lady in the story certainly demonstrate that clearly!

      You take care too, Hans,

  3. Cathy Houston

    Hi John,
    I hope you don’t mind but I would like to comment on your current “Light of God”-I had commented on the first one☺️
    Thank you so much this is just want I needed to hear right at this moment. I am trying to be a supporting Mom for my daughter who is having a very rough time right now. These words that you shared have really helped and put the focus back where it belongs-in the Light of God! Thank you so much John! Love to you-Cathy

    • John Cali

      Hi Cathy,

      I don’t mind at all. I welcome all comments.

      I’m delighted this came at a good time for you. I’ll send you and your daughter lots of love and healing energy. The light of God, which is love, heals all of us.

      God bless you, my dear.

      Much love to you, Cathy,

  4. Cathy Houston

    Hi John/Spirit!
    What a beautiful story about the little Lady! I work in a library and in my city we love our libraries so it is always a very busy place. Our patrons come in every flavor of person that you could ever imagine! They have taught me so much. As Gary Zuckov said in your clip-we are here to expand our awareness-. Life is definitely so incredibly interesting and amazing when we see each other with the “eyes ” that you saw the little Lady with. Thank you again,John! Loads of love, Cathy

    • John Cali

      Thanks very much, Cathy. I’ve always loved visiting libraries, and wondered what it must be like to work in one. It sounds like you love your work, and I’m sure the folks you meet there are fascinating. Much love, John

  5. Jeannie

    A is a lovely encounter. You were looking through Love’s eyes….. It’s not just seeing beneath the physical environment it is seeing beneath the physical masks we wear. She is a beautiful girl, young and vibrant regardless of what the physical seems. That is her true person, it shines out for those who have eyes to see and feel her incredible Light. No doubt she felt your incredible energy and Light as well. Again, it was a lovely encounter for both of you.

    love and hugs

  6. Mikala

    “How Do You Express the Light of God?

    I believe you must love yourself, know both your true value and worth, and absolutely trust what your heart tells you as a child of the Divine, and as your own Divinity. In this case, everything you think, do, say, live and create expresses the Light of God for You Are Divine Love and Divine Light.

  7. Genevieve

    John, I had an experience similar to this many years ago when I was living in India. I was walking along a street and passed a beggar sitting on the footpath. I walked past as there were so many beggars at that time I felt I just could not give to every one. But something made me stop and go back. As I bent to put some coins in his tin I looked into his eyes and I saw the light of God. It had a profound effect on me which I have never forgotten.

    • John Cali

      Thank you very much, Genevieve, for sharing your experience. If only we could see that light of God in everyone’s eyes, this would be a much different world.

  8. Rafa

    Nice magical one john!
    i feel in my life too lot of magical things like you have have expressed happened. May not always be with a person but in many different situations almost magically something does not work and then works for no apparent logic or reason again etc. and various other ways.
    The way i see is if i chase after it and try for concrete proof then its not possible.
    but i quietly enjoy just as the Sun from billion miles is the light by which we survive which is so magical.

    • John Cali

      Thank you for sharing, Rafa! Life truly is magical if we simply fully immerse ourselves in the present moment. It’s so simple and easy.

  9. Christine

    That is really amazing John. You see through the eyes of God. I pray I will too, all the time. love you!

    • John Cali

      Thanks so much, Christine. You already do see through the eyes of God — all you have to do is remember. Love you too!

  10. Patricia

    Awesome and beautiful. Thanks for sharing this. A friend of mine just died. He was 77 years old, and now I envision and see him as the handsome young man he was long ago—-many decades before I ever met him.

    • John Cali

      You’re very welcome, Patricia. It’s amazing to me how little our physical eyes really see.

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