Thursday, July 21, 2016
The word that we speak is the law of our lives, and nothing hinders its operation but ourselves. We may use this creative word for whatever purpose we desire, and this word becomes the law unto the thing for which it was spoken. –Ernest Holmes
I desire all good for myself and others. I release anything that no longer serves me. My only real desire is for wellness and healing at this moment.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
How much can one demonstrate? Just what one can believe. How much can we see, how much can we accept, how much can we find in our consciousness that is no longer repudiated by our denials? Whatever that is, THAT MUCH WE CAN HAVE. Ernest Holmes
I demonstrate my art quilt techniques so that people can see how I do my work and if they are artists, then can be inspired to apply the ideas to what they do in their art.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Man will deliver himself from sickness and trouble in exact proportion to his discovery of himself and his true relationship to the whole. –Ernest Holmes
When I am working on a commission art quilt for someone and together we agree on a date of completion; and delivery, then I know what I need to do to deliver the completed beautiful work of art on time.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Anyone can heal who believes that he can and who will take the time to set that belief in motion through the Law. To daily see the perfect man, and to daily declare for his objective appearance, is correct mental practice and will heal. –Ernest Holmes
I declare my prosperity and abundance right here and right now. I am prosperous because I declare that I am prosperous.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
The all-powerful Mind of the Indwelling Christ in me dissolves and dissipates from my mind all belief in indecision, anxiety, depression and discouragement, for I dwell in the realm of peace.
In order to move on, I consider each item and I say, “yes” or I say, “no”. I let go of the items that are not essential and I focus on what is important. I am decisive and my business is efficient.
Friday, July 8, 2016
If we have the mental equivalent of a commodious home, roomy, light, cheery, and an income in keeping with it; if we are able to build in mind the kind of home we wish, and there is nothing in our subjective thought which denies this, then we shall be able to decide and demonstrate for ourself the kind of home we desire.
I decide to love myself and I decide to trust the Universe is taking care of my needs. I decide to let go of anything that no longer serves me and I decide to allow myself to receive love.
Friday, June 17, 2016
The Christ triumphs over death and the grave breaking through the tomb of human limitation into the dawn of eternal expansion. –Ernest Holmes
Dawn is the beginning of the day. The sun is coming up and warming our part of the planet. When a new idea dawns on me, that idea is a beginning. Each moment of my life is a new beginning, a new dawn. In each moment, each dawn, I can release the old and begin again, fresh.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Behind the individual is the Universal, which has no limits. In this concept alone lies the possibility of eternal and endless expansion. Everyone is Universal on the subjective side of life, and individual only at the point of conscious perception. The riddle is solved, and we all use the creative power of the Universal Mind every time we use our own mind.
Something within me has ideas. Something within me finds solutions. Something within me answers a need. Something within me knows what to do next. I can also use my creativity destructively. Today, I choose to use the powerful tool of creativity in a positive, constructive way. Making artwork is a beautiful way to use it.
Monday, June 13, 2016
Within us, then, there is a creative field, which we call the subjective mind; around us there is a creative field which we call Subjective. One is universal and the other is individual. But in reality, they are one. There is one mental Law in the Universe, and where we use it, it becomes our law because we have individualized it.—Ernest Holmes
I am creative by nature. The trick to being creative is to put the creativity to good use.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
God’s Creative Power of Mind is right here. We have as much of this power as we believe in and embody. –Ernest Holmes
I have the courage to express and share my creativity. I listen to my inner voice and I proceed to move forward, one moment at a time doing whatever Spirit moves me to do or say. I write down all of my ideas. I prioritize them and I express them one at a time in the precious present moment. I tap into my Spiritual Creativity and I spontaneously express the work that is mine to do. I am Creageous!
Monday, June 6, 2016
The attitude of facing and dealing with anything recognized as dangerous, difficult, or painful, instead of withdrawing from it, quality of being fearless or brave; valor www.YourDictionary.com
Rather that resisting the difficult aspects of my life and rather than avoiding doing those things that I am afraid of, I can choose to have the courage to move forward and go for what I want. I do not let fear win! I accept the courage I already have within me and I go for the gold!
Thursday, May 26, 2016
We observe in creation an atomic intelligence, then a simple consciousness; after which comes a personal consciousness, then a Cosmic consciousness.—Ernest Holmes
The Universe is Cosmic. My Universal Consciousness is my Cosmic Consciousness. I can tap into this Infinite Intelligence at any time to receive the guidance I need. I listen to the Cosmic Spirit within me.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Every day and every hour we are meeting the eternal realities of life, and in such degree as we cooperate with these eternal realities in love, in peace, in wisdom and in joy—believing and receiving—we are automatically blessed. Our prayer is answered before it is uttered.
I am self reliant and yet I am not alone. I am willing to work with others on a team. No big project or event can happen with just one person. My art quilts are created by me with the help of all of the teachers I have ever had; with the help of fabric manufacturers, as well as paint, beads, buttons, batting thread, sewing machines, studio, quilts, too, etc.—all created by teams of people. I cooperate by being a part of it all. When I market my work, I agree by cooperating with the way the market works and I price my art according to what the market will bear. I connect with people who can help me sell the work and with those who will buy it. I cooperate.
Friday, May 20, 2016
Contribute: To give or supply in common with others; give to a common fund for a common purpose—American Heritage Dictionary
How do I make a contribution? I look around me to see what needs doing. I listen to my heart; I love my family and friends; I set my priorities; I check items off of my list; I help others when appropriate and I live in peace.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
If one is not attracting good into his life, there is something wrong with his unconscious thinking.
…This inner thought content is the sole medium between the Absolute and the relative, between causes and conditions.—Ernest Holmes
What is important is content. It’s not so much the container, but what is in the container, the content that matters. I have all kinds of creative ideas for artwork; I could be very busy for a really long time! My ideas for art to do keep changing all the time, but what is really important? It’s what’s inside that counts. It’s the content; and this remains the same; it’s all for Love!
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Plotinus, perhaps the greatest of the Neo-Platonic philosophers, in personifying Nature said: “I do not argue, I contemplate; and as I contemplate, I let fall the forms of my thought.” This is the manner in which Nature creates—It contemplates. As a result of Its contemplation, It lets fall the seed of Its thought into the Universal Subjective which, being Law, produces the object thought about.
I observe in my mind a beautiful pink rose. I look at it from every angle and I see all of the different shapes it takes as I turn it. I look at its petals and I notice lots of different shades of pink in the light and shadows. Its fragrance touches my heart, as I contemplate God’s Grace in a small aspect of Nature.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The First Principle is goodness, and only in so far as our thought and action tend toward a constructive program, will it eventually succeed. –Ernest Holmes
I am constructive in my thinking and in my creativity. I may go back and destroy some old ideas that no longer work for me, but I do this with only good in mind, because I am having new, better and more constructive ideas forming to take their place.
Monday, May 16, 2016
“Who would save his life must lose it” This is another of those mystical sayings of Jesus which must be carefully considered before accepting it. Does God demand that we give up everything if we are to enter the Kingdom of Heaven? Of course not! To suppose that God wills us to be limited is to contradict the Divine Nature. God’s only will is to BE, and for all to BE, for god can conceive of man only as part of Himself. –Ernest Holmes
I consider the feelings and needs of others. I treat people with consideration and kindness as I allow them to express their individuality. I treat myself with the same consideration. We are all one.
Friday, May 13, 2016
What is the mind? No man living knows. We know a great deal about the mind, but not what it is. By mind, we mean consciousness. We are now using it. We cannot locate mind in the body, for, while the body is a necessary vehicle for consciousness while we are here, it is not consciousness. –Ernest Holmes
When I am conscious I can take charge of a situation and do whatever I can to show love and compassion and to be a positive force for change for the good of all concerned. When I have consciousness, I can take a deep breath and give myself a lift. When I have consciousness I can influence and uplift others.Free App for your Mobile Phone
Thursday, May 12, 2016
We should think clearly and allow the image of our thoughts to sink into a subjective state. We do not crowd them down; we let them sink into this inner receptivity with power and with conviction. Our individual subjective mind is our place in the Universal Creative Law and immediately connects us with limitless power and energy.
How can I connect? How can I become closer to God? I can become closer to God by simply relaxing and letting go and accepting that I am God. I am already connected by simply accepting that I am connected. There is nothing to do but to accept my connectedness and to practice gratitude.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
…always the man who has faith in his own ability accomplishes far more than the one who has no confidence in himself. Those who have great faith, have great power. –Ernest Holmes
I believe in myself, and in what I am doing. I have faith in my creative process and I move forward in confidence. When I have confidence, then I enjoy life!Free App for your Mobile Phone
Friday, May 6, 2016
To concentrate means to bring to a center and in Mental Science it means focusing the mental attention on some definite and desired thought, image, idea or thing. Of course we are dealing with the idea as though thoughts were things. The Spirit of the thing is in the thought. This is its essence, law and cause. –Ernest Holmes
Concentrated fruit juice is undiluted. It’s dense! When I concentrate my energy on something I have a greater chance of accomplishing it, than if I dilute my efforts and scatter my energy by doing too many things at once. Concentrated energy is dense and powerful.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
We comprehend the meaning of Infinite Intelligence only in a small degree, but because we are spiritual beings, we do sense the presence of an Intelligence which is beyond human comprehension—an intelligence which is great enough to encompass the past to understand the present and to be Father of the future. –Ernest Holmes
In the past I have lived in my own little world. I was blind to the worlds of other people. I only thought about myself. My awareness was full of blind spots. Now I can comprehend that there is so much I do not know.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Spiritual Substance is all around us, waiting to be formed. Thus we see what Jesus meant when he said: “And I say unto you, Ask and it shall be given unto you. “The Law must work in compliance with our demand. –Ernest Holmes
I go with the flow. I accept the process I am involved with. I let go of resistance and I follow my guidance. I allow Spirit to show me the way. I am in compliance with Life Itself.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
A sense of real completion can come only to that soul that realizes its Unity with the Great Whole.
The obvious meaning would be about finishing a job or a project. But being or feeling complete in a relationship is not always so apparent. I feel complete with a person, when I have said everything I want to say; I have told the Truth, and I have practiced forgiveness. Then I feel complete within myself.Free App for your Mobile Phone
Monday, May 2, 2016
The Truth is indivisible and Whole. God is complete and Perfect. –Ernest Holmes
I like it when I finish an art quilt or a drawing. In so doing, I have been through the complete process; I have done all I need to do to make it a beautiful work of art. I have enjoyed the fun creative parts and I have made those difficult creative decisions that give it richness. I am complete with it.
Friday, April 29, 2016
“I am surrounded by right action. I am filled with the consciousness of right action. Right action is success in all that I undertake to do. I am successful in all my undertakings, and I am compensated for all my efforts. I am surrounded by Substance, which is always taking the form of supply and always manifesting Itself to me in the form of whatever my need may be at the time.” --Ernest Holmes
I am always compensated in one way or another for everything I think, say or do. For every action there is a reaction. By acting with intention, I can have more control over what my compensation will be.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
A practitioner must be filled with the spirit of Divine Compassion. He must have a deep, underlying sense of unity…Ernest Holmes
When I care about other people, animals, plants, the earth, then I am caring about myself and I can relax into just being enough right here and right now. With compassion, I release all judgment of myself or others, I release anything negative and I know that I am unified with all of life and I am one with all. I am not separate, I realize that I am part of a greater whole and each of us is in compassion and Love for brothers and sisters in Love of the Universe.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
A constant realization of the presence of Spirit will provide a sense of Divine Companionship that no other attitude could produce. –Ernest Holmes
I love having someone to do things with! Companionship is a gift I am very grateful for!