Thursday, March 31, 2011

TRUTH

Through experience, man learns what is really good and satisfying, what is truly worthwhile. As his intelligence increases, and his capacity to understand the subtle laws of Nature grows, he will gradually be set free. As he learns the Truth, the Truth will automatically free him.

—Ernest Holmes

The Truth is that NOW is all there is. NOW is the Truth. Nature—all of the beautiful leaves on the trees, the birds, the flowers; all of the animals, the sky, sea, clouds, fish; all these different forms are Goddess and yet, there is the eternal light, the emptiness; this is the Truth. The Truth just is. Whenever I feel that there is a problem, I ask myself, “Is this really true?” And I find that it is not. If I look more deeply, I can see the Truth. I can bless the situation and release it.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

TRUST

When we learn to trust the Universe, we shall be happy, prosperous and well. We must learn to come under that divine government, and accept the fact that Nature’s table is ever filled.

—Ernest Holmes

I live in the present moment knowing that all is well. I let go of the past; I let go of the future and I trust spirit right now. All the power of the Universe is NOW.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

TRUE

There can be no reason as to why the Truth is true. How can spirit of Itself create a new form? I do not know. As Newton said, the fact that we are able to announce the mystery is the mystery. –Ernest Holmes

Love is true. Fear is not true. Love has power. Fear is powerless. I choose what is true. I choose love and power.

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Monday, March 28, 2011

TRANSFORMED

The body is healed as the inner mind is transformed; as the old and false images of thought are renewed by images of Truth and Life. –Ernest Holmes

By practicing love, gratitude, forgiveness and generosity, I am creating a transformed me. I know and accept this because it gives me the power to change my own life.

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Sunday, March 27, 2011

TRANSFORMATION

We know the background of human thought is, to a great extent, one of negation, a denial of an harmonious and spiritual Universe; consequently, our outlook on life must be transformed by the renewing of the mind, and even when the results are not immediately forthcoming, we must still maintain a calm serenity of thought. –Ernest Homes

Life is Transformation. I am in a state of transformation at all times. My life is constantly evolving and changing. I am growing. There is no final outcome. Life is Eternal. Life is Goddess.

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Saturday, March 26, 2011

TRANSCEND

There is , then, no limitation outside our own ignorance, and since we can all conceive of a greater good than we have so far experienced, we all have the ability to transcend previous experiences and rise triumphant above them; but we shall never triumph over them while we persist in going through the old mental reactions.—Ernest Holmes

No matter what appearance of a problem I seem to have, I can overcome it. I can go within to the quiet place in my heart, in my soul to the Peace of God. Any and all solutions and answers are found here. This day, today, I accept my transcendence of any situation to a peaceful productive solution for all concerned. Spirit Wins!

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Friday, March 25, 2011

TOLERANCE

A tolerating or being tolerant, esp. of views, beliefs, practices, etc. of others that differ from one’s own www.yourdictionary.com

I practice tolerance in my everyday life. I may not always agree with the opinions, habits or customs of others because everyone is different. I am learning that I am unique in the world, also in my way of doing things. I accept myself and my way and I accept and tolerate others in their way, with the intention of peace for all.

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

TIME

The formless takes form in what we call “time.” “”Time is a sequence of events in a unitary wholeness:” it is recollection, attention, and anticipation—past, present, and future—simply the measure of experience. –Ernest Holmes

There is enough time for everything. Sometimes I think I need to rush and cram a lot of stuff into a small amount of time. This is a total waste. I have a larger amount of time when I slow down and focus on my priorities. Then my time is much more satisfying.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

THINKER

Man does think, so behind the brain there must be a thinker. But where is the thinker?

--Ernest Holmes

My dictionary says that a thinker is a person who devotes his/her time to thought or meditation. I think a thinker is someone who thinks in the right direction.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

THANKSGIVING

If we wish to come to the Spirit for the healing of our wounds, let us come in peace and with spontaneous joy, for the Spirit is joy; let us come with thanksgiving also, for a thankful heart is in harmony with life. –Ernest Holmes

For me, the practice of thanksgiving is central to my life. Because, when I have an attitude of gratitude, I can know that all is well. I can see the good in each and every moment. I can always find something to be grateful for.

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Monday, March 21, 2011

TEAMWORK

Noun

Joint action by a group of people, in which individual interests are subordinated to group unity and efficiency; coordinated effort, as of an athletic team. www.yourdictionary.com

When I cooperate and work with my friends and family I can get a lot more done! Teamwork is great because I am doing whatever needs to be done for the good of all.

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Sunday, March 20, 2011

TEACHER

A mystic is one who intuitively perceives Truth and, without mental process, arrives at Spiritual Realization. It is from the teachings of the great mystics that the philosophy of the world has come. Who was there who could have taught such men as these? By what process of mentality did they arrive at their profound conclusions? We are compelled to recognize that spirit alone was their Teacher. –Ernest Holmes

I have had many teachers in my life. When I really think about it, virtually every experience is my teacher. With each new experience, I am reminded to come back to center and to focus on the NOW.

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Saturday, March 19, 2011

SYNTHESIS

The term synthesis (from the ancient Greek σύνθεσις σύν [with] and θεσις [placing]) is used in many fields, usually to mean a process which combines together two or more pre-existing elements resulting in the formation of something new.

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My art quilts are a combination of ingredients and materials; fabric, acrylic paint, buttons, beads—those are the physical materials. Each one starts with an idea and then a drawing. In between all of this is a process of creating. The final product is a synthesis of it all.

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Friday, March 18, 2011

SYMBOL

The spiritual world contains an image of the physical; the physical is a counterpart of the spiritual. A true estimate of the outward symbol points to the spiritual reality behind it. –Ernest Holmes

What I desire may appear to be a bigger house or a new car, but, really it is a symbol of something deeper, a feeling of peace and abundance.

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

SURRENDER

You cannot heal anyone of his trouble, if it is the result of some mental attitude which he will not surrender.—Ernest Holmes

At this moment I let go of all of the facts and figures of my head. I let go of all the worries of living. I let go of all of the appearances of this earth. I let go of having to know what’s going to happen next. I let go of holding on. I let go of anger and fear. I surrender to Life itself because I am Life itself! I surrender to myself!

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

SUPPORT

And what is the spiritual world? And where is it? It is right here, could we but see it. Behind everything material, stands the spiritual, supporting it and without which there would be no material. –Ernest Holmes

No one is ever alone. With all of my talent and all of the wonderful art projects I work on every day; I could not do any of it without the support of my family and friends or without the support of the Universe.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

SUPERNATURAL

There is nothing supernatural about the study of Life from the metaphysical viewpoint. That which today seems to us supernatural, after it is thoroughly understood, will be found spontaneously natural. –Ernest Holmes

The word supernatural implies something greater than natural. There is something invisible that is much greater than the visible. That is the invisible power of the present moment.

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Monday, March 14, 2011

SUNSHINE

I live in the sunshine of eternal truth and beauty. I love and understand life. My faith in the healing and the cleansing power of my word is complete.—Ernest Holmes

Sunshine makes me feel so good! When I am conscious and living in the NOW, I am letting the “sunshine” into my heart.

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Friday, March 11, 2011

SUFFICIENCY

Have no fear of tomorrow; enjoy today. Refuse to carry the corpse of a mistaken yesterday. What untold misery is suffered through the burdens imposed by our yesterdays and the bitter prospects of our tomorrows! …The day in which we live is sufficient. –Ernest Holmes

Whatever I have, it is sufficient. I always have enough. When I have a small amount, I can always create more. In any amount of Goddess’s good, I see the potential for more and more abundance. My abundance within me is sufficient.

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

SUCCESS

Everything that I do shall be a success. I am led, guided and inspired by the Living Spirit of Love and of right action. –Ernest Holmes

When I slow down and focus on each moment of my day, I can see how every small aspect of my life can be a success. I can always choose success.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

SUBTLE

Every business, every place, every person, every thing has a certain mental atmosphere of its own. This atmosphere decides what is to be drawn to it. For instance you never saw a successful man who went around with an atmosphere of failure. Successful people think about success. A successful man is filled with that subtle something, which permeates everything that he does with an atmosphere of confidence and strength. –Ernest Holmes

When I am quiet and still I become more aware of the subtle qualities of Life. Sometimes, I notice a small aspect of my art work that I could adjust to make it better; things I may not have seen before.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

SUBSTANCE

This is the way it is in dealing with the subtle energy of Spirit, but the molds are made in our own subjective minds, through conscious and specific thought, purpose and direction. We should be very careful not to think that because we make the mold, we must create the substance. It already exists…--Ernest Holmes

Everything visible and invisible is made up of substance, which is the energy of the Universe. If I breathe and focus on the present moment, I can feel this substance flowing through me.

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Monday, March 7, 2011

SUBLIME

It is this science of faith we are seeking to uncover—a definite technique that will conduct our minds through a process of thought, if necessary to that place which the sublime minds of all ages have reached by direct intuition. –Ernest Holmes

My life is sublime, not when I already have what I want, but when I want what I already have. It is sublime when I am enough and what I have is enough and I am grateful!

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Sunday, March 6, 2011

STREAM

…the student of metaphysics is learning to consciously control the stream of thought that he allows to enter his inner and creative mentality. –Ernest Holmes

As I breathe, I am grateful for the steady stream of healing energy that flows through my body.

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Saturday, March 5, 2011

STILLNESS

The Spirit within me is in perfect rest. The center of my being is quiet and poised. I let my inner Spirit fill my whole being with peace and stillness. With this word, I now relax in body and mind. I let the divine Tranquility fill me. –Ernest Holmes

In the stillness of the night, deep within me I listen. I hear my very essence in the silence. I am grateful for who I am. I let go of appearances.

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Friday, March 4, 2011

SPONTANEOUS

We have the right to choose what we wish to experience. We have the right to choose the kind of companions with whom we wish to associate; to say in what city and in what type of house we would like to live. We are individuals and the only way we can be individuals is to be spontaneous. There is no such thing as a mechanistic individuality; it must have the essential elements of spontaneity. –Ernest Holmes

In creative activity, there is a moment when I forget all of my plans and some spontaneous expression flows out of me; something I could never have predicted; something wonderful.

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Thursday, March 3, 2011

SPIRIT

The spiritual is the realm of First Cause. Therefore, we may read Buddha, Jesus, Plato, Socrates, Aristotle, Swedenborg, Emerson, Whitman, Browning or any of the other great mystics, no matter in what age, they have lived, and we shall find the same Ultimate. –Ernest Holmes

I am one with Spirit because all of Life is Spirit. My creative Spirit moves freely every day in every way and I am connecting more and more fully with this divine energy. Spirit is Light, Life, and Love and moves me to be healed and opened to greater good. I allow Spirit to flow and express in me through me and as me.

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

SPECIFIC

Ignorance of the law excuses no one from its effects. If, then, certain specific ways of thought and belief have produced limitations, other beliefs will change them. We must learn to believe. The approach should be direct, and it should be specific. –Ernest Holmes

When I ask the Universe for what I want, I write down a specific request and then I stay centered on my request until I manifest it.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

SPEAK

We are dealing with an impersonal Principle. It will operate for one just as quickly as for another, because It is Law. Dare to speak, and to know that what you speak is the Law unto the thing spoken regardless of what conditions exist. One, alone, in consciousness with the Infinite, constitutes a complete majority. –Ernest Holmes

I speak my word and I affirm the goodness of life and the wonderful creativity that makes life worth living. I speak up for myself and for the good of all.

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