The Symbolic Sword (33 sec)
1. “Underneath the upraised sword, you tremble at the gate of hell. But advance fearlessly and there you find heaven.” Musashi Miyamoto
2. The "upraised sword" symbolizes the moments that make us tremble with fear and uncertainty.
3. Bravely moving forward we enter a state of mind where we can find "heaven” - a realm of fulfillment and peace.
4. Fear is the illusionary barrier to love, and heaven is the state of perfect peace and oneness with God.