Living in accord with Cosmic Law means always choosing good, the least harmful option in every case. As the Cosmos is vast, this cannot be accomplished intellectually, aside from the simple choices we make to avoid the most egregious criminal activity.
Most of us are not making consciously bad choices in life, and still the question remains, how to always choose good? How to gain positive traction, rise above the struggle in all domains – personally, socially, economically, politically, and globally?
Sri Brahmananda Saraswati, Guru Dev:
“Para[m]atma [God] has given you power to think and decide what is good and bad.”
“Concentration on the unmanifest is not possible.“
“Even a little of [God’s] grace is capable of bestowing on the Jiva [soul] all that is good in its entirety.“
Guru Dev simply lays out the truth of choosing good, that it is innate within each of us, and made clear through devotion and surrender. This is not the mood of surrender or devotion. Both feel good, but don’t accomplish much – a quick high. However, by living both values dynamically, resolving them into our lives, this will lead to the rewards that living in accord with Cosmic Law brings.
There is no quid pro quo, no zero sum game when one is God drowned. The glory of the universe comes alive in our life. The lessons one encounters on the way to full enlightenment, Brahman, ensure the present and future path is wide and well kept, and all decisions are greeted warmly by Divinity.