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LIVING IN THE SOLUTION

(Repost) Phineas Quimby, a 19th-century metaphysician who is known as the ‘Father of New Thought,’ wrote:  “The mind is matter in solution and matter is mind in form.” The solution that Quimby speaks about is the Creative Medium out of which all life evolves.  It is the field of infinite possibilities that Chopra declares. It is the primordial stuff that Holmes references. … Continue reading LIVING IN THE SOLUTION

BREAKTHROUGH

(Repost) I remember how exciting it was to experience my first luxury cruise. Late one night I wandered up to the top deck of the ship. I had never seen a darker night. It was pitch black except for the stars above, and perhaps moonlight. I was in awe. It was like being in the … Continue reading BREAKTHROUGH

KNOW and BELIEVE

“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” ~  Iyanla Vanzant ~ How often have you heard, or perhaps even have said the words, “I’ll believe it when I see … Continue reading KNOW and BELIEVE

INFINITE POTENTIAL

If you are anything like me, you’ve heard the following sayings over and over throughout the years: “where there’s no vision the people perish,” … “where there’s a will there’s a way,” … and, “I” in the midst of thee is mighty. At first glance, they are all self-explanatory. Perhaps, like me, you have used … Continue reading INFINITE POTENTIAL

PERCEPTION

“What you are looking for is what you are looking with.”~ Ernest Homes ~ (Repost) It has been said that perception is reality. Before I jump on the bandwagon, saying “yeah, that’s right,” I remember to pause for a moment and think about it, asking myself: what do I mean by that statement? For example, … Continue reading PERCEPTION

THE GOLDEN THREAD

There is a golden thread that runs through every religion in the world. There is a golden thread that runs through the lives and the teachings to all the prophets, seers, sages, and saviors in the world’s history, through the lives of all men of truly great and lasting power. All that they have ever … Continue reading THE GOLDEN THREAD

WHAT and HOW

“Metaphysics is philosophical: it’s about explaining the fundamental nature of the world and what it means as humans to inhabit it. Spirituality, on the other hand, is experiential, and has more to do with spiritual practices and the development and discovery of the self.” ~ Google ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “The scientists of today are closer than … Continue reading WHAT and HOW

MIND and SPIRIT

“Be ye therefore transformed by the renewing of your mind.” ~ Romans 12:2 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” ~ William Shakespeare ~  ~ ~ ~ ~ “Seek ye first the kingdom of heaven and all these things will be added.”  ~ The New Testament ~ … Continue reading MIND and SPIRIT

GREAT MINDS

“World peace and brotherhood are based on a common understanding of the contributions and cultures of all races and creeds” ~ Mary McLeod Bethune ~ ~ ~ ~ ~  “There is one mind common to all individual men.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ ~ ~ ~ ~  “If there is but one mind, then God must … Continue reading GREAT MINDS

THE QUEST

“A quest is a mission, a task, an adventure, a desire–it sets us down a road which grows our meaning for purpose in life. … Whatever your reason is, a quest is something we cannot ignore. It hits our core and makes us feel like we must do this no matter what obstacles we will endure … Continue reading THE QUEST

COMPASSION

“Find me one person who is for something and against nothing, who is redeemed enough not to condemn others out of the burden of his soul, and I will find another savior, another Jesus, and an exalted human being.” ~ Ernest Holmes ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ” Each day I see the Christ in all … Continue reading COMPASSION

ENTITLEMENT

“Don’t Believe the World Owes You a Living. The World Owes You Nothing. It Was Here First.” ~ Mark Twain ~ “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ~ Rumi ~ Have you ever noticed how the inner child is quick to … Continue reading ENTITLEMENT

HERE WE GROW AGAIN

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behaviors. Keep your behaviors positive because your behaviors become your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values.  Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.”  ~ Mahatma Gandhi ~ ~ ~ … Continue reading HERE WE GROW AGAIN

Joyous Kwanzaa!

“The word Unity, we might explain here, signifies the union of parts, a result of many drawn together into one perfect harmonious whole…Oneness…One Life, of which we are a part; One Intelligence we use; One Substance, which is brought into manifold manifestation; One Principle, as Jesus taught: That they may all be one, even as … Continue reading Joyous Kwanzaa!

LET THERE BE LIGHT

The brilliant performance of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, plus the live TV production of the musical “Annie,” along with the inspirational Medal of Honor Ceremony presented by the President, set the tone for a lovely holiday season; all in the comfort of my own home. Yes, all this, and a couple of Hallmark movies, … Continue reading LET THERE BE LIGHT

Ancient Wisdom

“Behold, the former things are come to pass, and new things do I declare: before they spring forth I tell you of them.”~ Isaiah 42:9 ~ (KJV) “And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also, he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” ~ Revelations 21:5 ~ (ESV) … Continue reading Ancient Wisdom

Think! Say! Do!

~ “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” ~ ~  Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ One said, “I fight my battles on my knees.” Another said, “God has not brought us this far to leave us now.”  “Yes”, another agrees, “but, faith without works … Continue reading Think! Say! Do!

Heartfelt Gratitude

“Giving thanks before the actual manifestation occurs is the royal road to manifestation, because we are not only confirming our faith, but we’re acknowledging the receipt of good from the Giver of all perfect gifts.” ~  Emmet Fox ~  “Therefore, I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it … Continue reading Heartfelt Gratitude

Hidden Beliefs

“Man’s world of affairs is the result of his self-contemplation. He is at first ignorant of this and so binds himself through wrong thought and action. As he reverses this thought, he reverses the condition attendant upon it.” ~ERNEST HOLMES~ “The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~SOCRATES~  Early on in my studies of the Science … Continue reading Hidden Beliefs

I am that I AM

“In the last analysis, man is just what he thinks himself to be; he is big in capacity if he thinks big thoughts; he is small if he thinks small thoughts. He will attract to himself what he thinks most about. He can learn to govern his own destiny when he learns to control his … Continue reading I am that I AM

ONENESS

“Nature will not let us stay in any one place too long. She will let us stay just long enough to gather the experience necessary to the unfolding and advancement of the soul.”  ~ Ernest Holmes ~ “All experiences are valuable for the wisdom they bring or suggest; but when you have once gained wisdom … Continue reading ONENESS

PERFECT LOVE

“We believe the ultimate goal of life to be a complete emancipation from all discord of every nature,  and that this goal is sure to be attained by all.” ~ Ernest Holmes ~ The above quote is one of the tenets of Religious Science, from its statement, “What We Believe.” To me, it says, ‘no matter how many detours one may take, … Continue reading PERFECT LOVE

P.U.S.H.

Have you ever noticed that your thoughts sometimes get caught up in a cycle where you are thinking the same thing over and over, until you finally catch yourself, and purposely move into the present moment? Or does that just happen to me?  Wikipedia states, “A habit is a routine of behavior that is repeated … Continue reading P.U.S.H.

Surrender

When I was a child, I took piano lessons for several years. As much as I admired other children my age who played the piano well, and hoped I would too; nonetheless, I never excelled. It seemed no amount of practice made a difference. While I certainly learned some fundamentals about music that will always … Continue reading Surrender

ASCENSION

This is a Universe of Wholeness, Allness, Oneness.  Spirit is a transcendent, perfect Whole that, in its Infinite inclusivity, harmoniously embraces all seeming opposites.~ Core Concept Five, The Science of Mind ~ “Let’s go upstairs!” is the way the late Rev. Dr.  Homer Johnson often began each prayer. He was inviting us to move into a higher … Continue reading ASCENSION

PRAYER

The spiritual path may become a wearisome one for the faint of heart. It takes great courage to set out on a journey of uncharted territory, depending upon the discipline of prayer as the one essential and dependable companion. Regardless of our religious persuasion, the fundamental beliefs we entertain about God, the universe or our … Continue reading PRAYER

RADICAL FAITH

“I want to know if you can disappoint another to be true to yourself.  If you can bear the accusation of betrayal and not betray your own soul.” ~ Oriah Mountain Dreamer ~ The phrase “I have absolutely no choice in the matter,” is not an uncommon one. This false belief arises during those times … Continue reading RADICAL FAITH

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