Magic of Knowing… We are All One & the Same on the Inside

“We are all one and the same on the inside.” I have heard this, and I have expressed this, on many occasions! We have many external and superficial differences such as being a man or woman, boy or girl, short or tall, of diverse faiths, multiple hair lengths, hair colour and styles, different coloured eyes, different skin colour types, races, countries, the list can go on and on…

With these many differences, we can either choose to see only these differences and many more, and thus see what our eyes are taught to see and only what our eyes see, or we can choose to see that there could be another way to see things – a way that is without the need of relying solely on what our eyes see!

How contradictory is that?

Recently I had the most amazing five minute walk with a friend and it was truly magical in what we (I, and also, she) both got to experience.

It felt like we were in a time and space of our own, far away from the reality of what just the eyes can see! Yes, we were conscious of what our bodies and our hearts felt, but far more than that it was a feeling, felt from a deep place within ourselves.

This friend has changed the meaning of these simple words, “We are all the same on the inside.”

I put my arm around my friend while we were walking together and, at the same time, she just snuggled into me like a little girl, just giggling, saying a gentle “hello”.

I felt her preciousness, her playfulness in the manner in which she came to me, in the simple words spoken, the joy in her presence and the love I felt from her towards me. Not much had been spoken except a “hello” at this point of our walk together.

I was about to express this to her, when she expressed the same to me. We both looked at each other in amazement that we both felt the same about the other. You could say this was love: yes it was an abundance of joy and an acceptance in knowing that what we both felt was the same for each other, but neither of us could see it to that depth we felt for each other, in ourselves!

My friend and I realised at that point, that the cuteness I felt in my gorgeous friend, she felt it in me too; the playfulness that I felt in her, she saw it in me too; the little girl I felt in her, she felt in me too; the joy I felt with her, she felt with me too; the love I felt for her, she felt for me too! The love that was in her was in me too, and the beauty I saw in her, she saw in me too.

We were physically two, but walking as one, enjoying and being inspired by each other. It was like looking at your own reflection in a mirror and falling in love. Wow! What a reflection that was!

We are all the same and although we may have many physical differences, we are one and the same on the inside.

All same, same and NO different!

How strange it is that we see beauty in others but fail to see that same beauty in ourselves too!

Why is that?

Could it be that we recognise all the love, joy and playfulness we see in others, we just don’t acknowledge that we also have them in us too?

Could it also be that we are taught to see only the physical differences and live in separation from everyone – and even from ourselves?

What if we just saw people through the way we felt with them, not with our eyes, but with our feelings? Then the beauty we see with our eyes would be an expansion of what is already felt, and a confirmation.

Could it be this simple? If we went with how the other person felt in their true essence, then the outer differences are just like different clothes on a person, in this case in the form of skin, hair, nationality, religion etc. Because when you take off the clothes, then the inner body is just like every other human being, you’re a person and in the same manner, if you take away or see past the physical differences we see with our eyes, we are a being just like another, just the same.

Apples, just like people, come in different colours – red, green, yellow and even multi-coloured; they come in various shapes and sizes too. However, when you peel the beautiful skin off the apple, whilst each is different, they are still very yummy and delicious on the inside! Just like we all are unique, different on the outside, but all the same delicious, gorgeous beauty on the inside.

Would there be any hatred, comparison, jealousy, physical or verbal violence, conflicts or even war, if we chose to feel and see that the beauty in others lives in us too?

How different would it be if we lived in a world of feeling connected to others and sharing love and harmony; a world where we enjoy each other’s presence and reflections, and are inspired by each other? This frees us of any comparison to another and allows us just to be in acceptance and appreciation, knowing we are the same. We are all part of a jigsaw puzzle called Humanity and this puzzle cannot be complete without every single piece being connected.

I’ve been inspired by many practitioners and students of Universal Medicine and Serge Benhayon. There were many times I would have complimented people on something and they always made me feel equal by sharing that “What you see in me, is in you too, we are same.” I did get what was expressed at one level, but this time, in the experience with my friend, I embodied that experience and can truly understand how we are in fact one and the same. I am greatly appreciative to everyone who is a reflection to me in my life, wherever you are.

by Pinky, Software Engineer, Brisbane, Australia

Further Reading:
Colour and Class Distinction – Where Are You From?
The Word Love
Serge Benhayon Brings Philosophy To Life

880 thoughts on “Magic of Knowing… We are All One & the Same on the Inside

  1. Adoring another person offers an opportunity for us to adore ourselves, because as you’ve shared we are all the same inside so all equally deserving of love.

  2. Thank you for this. What I can feel is the complexity we go into and indulge in, in individuality, and in that there’s a denial, a disbelief that says it cannot be that simple. And to even say that it’s hard to crack that denial/disbelief is an illusion. Sometimes it feels like such a big deal, like jumping off a cliff, but maybe, just maybe, it’s just as easy as an blink of an eye. It really exposes how I have been contemplating about a movement without initiating a move.

  3.  ’I am greatly appreciative to everyone who is a reflection to me in my life, wherever you are’ Being appreciative to everyone for being our teachers in this life we understand ourselves more fully and can allow for greater awareness.

  4. It is a great equaliser to know that “We are all the same on the inside.” It is then our movements that dictate whether we are being all that we are on the inside or not.

  5. We are the One who are the many who have been divided from each other and the Oneness we are from when we started to see ourselves as a single isolated unit in a vast sea of individuals we then began competing with.

  6. Can we behold the unique differences of expression we all have knowing that in essence we are all one and the same?

  7. I love the joy and confirmation of each other in this and how we could be in life if we truly appreciated all we are as one, the emptiness loneliness and separation simply would not occur . A beautiful simple sharing of the love we all are.

  8. I was just feeling us all as one grand body. We may represent different parts, though to work harmoniously as a whole, we need every part. Equal love, care and respect for each magnificent expression that makes us.

  9. This is a beautiful point to consider. We all have the idea that we’re all the same on the inside, but what does that actually mean and feel like. There’s a deeper understanding that we can all constantly develop, deepen and embody.

  10. I can feel the innocent joy that you shared, a childlike joy and this is what comes back to us in bucket loads as we learn to love, care and nurture ourselves.

  11. Learning to appreciate myself has been key to deepening the relationship with myself and others, when I am in connection with myself I find it is very natural for me to share my love and warmth with others.

  12. We are taught to rely just in what we see through our eyes and many times in what we judge based on the physical appearence of people. But how wonderful finding here another way to see and feel from within where we can recognize and appreciate in others the same joy and playfullnes, the light and the pure tenderness and love that is in all of us.

  13. Pinky I felt deeply touched when you expressed about how easy we can see the beauty in others but not so often in ourselves. I’ve lived during many years being affected by this pattern that left me feeling very small. I used to compare myself with others, believing that my value as a woman meant nothing. Today thanks to the work with Universal Medicine I’m learning to rely on what I feel inside me instead of the pictures that my mind throw me if I’m not present. I’ve come to learn about being responsible of the choices I make. How I’ve felt during my life was a choice, not a curse, so now I’m choosing to let my heart lead the way. Now I can see and appreciate myself for who I really am and it feels amazing indeed, because is what we all are 🙂

  14. When we allow ourselves to connect to each other, we start to reflect back who we each are, and in that there is no colour, race or religion which confirms that we are all equal.

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