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The Living Universe by Deepak Chopra, Duane Elgin

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Chapter 4

The Mother Universe

We bear the universe in our being as the universe bears us in its being.The two have a total presence to each other and to that deeper mysteryout of which both the universe and ourselves have emerged.

—THOMAS BERRY1

Reflecting on the birth of our universe from nothing nearly 14 billion years ago leads us immediately into the depths. When we further contemplate that creation did not end with the Big Bang, but is a continuing process that even now sustains the entire universe, we are led into the realm of wonder and awe. How amazing: An invisible life force is creating our universe and then holding it within its spacious embrace for billions of years, while growing ever more conscious forms of life that are eventually ...

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