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Dr. O. C. Smith, Founding Minister Unity Worldwide Spiritual
Millions of people are
"blind," i.e., they are psychologically and spiritually
"blind" because they do not know that they become what they
think all day long. Man is spiritually and mentally "blind" when
he is hateful, resentful, or envious of others. He does not know that he
is actually secreting mental poisons which tend to destroy him.
Thousands of people are constantly saying
that there is no way to solve their problems, and their situation is
hopeless. Such an attitude is the result of spiritual blindness. Man
begins to see spiritually and mentally when he gets a new understanding of
his mental powers, and develops a conscious awareness that the wisdom and
intelligence in his subconscious can solve all his problems.
Everyone should become aware of the
inter-relationship and interaction of the conscious and subconscious mind.
Persons who were once blind to these truths, after careful introspection,
will now begin to see the vision of health, wealth, happiness, and peace
of mind that can be theirs through the correct application of the laws of
- Dr. Joseph Murphy
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Dr. Joseph Murphy (
1898 - 1981)
Joseph Murphy was Minister-Director of the Church of Divine Science in
Los Angeles for 28 years, where his lectures were attended by 1300 to
1500 people every Sunday. His daily radio program during all that time
was immensely popular. He moved to Laguna Hills, California in 1976,
where he continued to speak every Sunday until he made his transition
Dr. O. C. Smith, my
minister and teacher, was
great friends with Dr. Joseph Murphy, his first Metaphysics teacher,
and shared Dr. Murphy's consuming passion for the Truth.
Murphy, Ph.D., D. D., was a world-renowned authority on mysticism and
mind dynamics. The author of more than thirty books, including The
Power of the Subconscious Mind and Secrets of the I Ching
(Reward/Prentice Hall Press), he remains a beacon of enlightenment and
inspiration for legions of loyal followers.
seen miracles happen to men and women in all walks of life all over
the world." -- Dr. Joseph Murphy.
last, a great new scientific discovery brings the incredible force of
your subconscious mind under your control. Dr. Murphy teaches the
simple, scientifically proven techniques and the astonishing facts
about how your subconscious powers can perform miracles of healing.
How lung cancer has been cured and optic nerves made whole again. How
you can use the newly discovered Law of Attraction to increase your
money-getting powers. How your subconscious mind can win you friends,
peace of mind, and even help you to attract the ideal mate. How your
dreams can help you solve problems and make difficult decisions -- or
warn you of potential disaster. Prosperity, happiness and perfect
health are yours when you use The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind.
is only one healing power. It is called by many names, such as God,
Infinite Healing Presence, Nature, Divine Love, Divine Providence, the
Miraculous Healing Power, Life, Life Principle, as well as many
others. This knowledge goes back into the dim recesses of the past. An
inscription has been found written over ancient temples which reads:
"The doctor dresses the wound, and God heals the patient."
healing presence of God is within you. No psychologist, minister,
doctor, surgeon, priest, or psychiatrist heals anyone. For example,
the surgeon removes a tumor, thereby removing the block and making way
for the healing power of God to restore you. The psychologist or
psychiatrist enaeavors to remove the mental block and encourages the
patient to adopt a new mental attitude which tends to release the
Healing Presence, flowing through the patient as harmony, health, and
peace. The minister asks you to forgive yourself and others and to get
in tune with the Infinite by letting the healing power of love, peace,
and good will flow through your subconscious mind, thereby cleansing
all the negative patterns that may be lodged there.
infinite healing presence of Life, which Jesus called
"Father," is the healing agent in all diseases, whether
mental, emotional, or physical.
miraculous healing power in your subconscious mind, if scientifically
directed, can heal your mind, body, and affairs of all disease and
impediments. This healing power will respond to you regardless of your
race, creed, or color. It does not care whether you belong to any
church or whether you have any creedal affiliations or not. You have
had hundreds of healingr since you were a child. You can recall how
this healing presence brought curative results to cuts, burns,
bruises, contusions, sprains, etc., and, in all probability, like the
author, you did not aid the healing in any way by the application of
are different degrees of faith. There is the man who, through faith,
heals his ulcers, and another who heals a deep-seated, so-called
incurable malignancy. It is as easy for the healing presence of God to
heal a tubercular lung as it is to heal a Cut on your finger. There is
no great or small in the God that made us all; there is no big or
little, no hard or easy. Omniptence is within all men. The prayers of
the man who lays his hand on another in order to induce a healing
simply appeal to the cooperation of the patient's unconscious, whether
the latter knows it or not, or whether he ascribes it to Divine
intercession or not, and a response takes place; for according to the
patient's faith is it done unto him.
His Withered Hand
irate young man came to interview me, stating that his boss had fired
him and had said to him, "You're like the man in the Bible with
the withered hand." He said to me, "What did he mean? My
hands are all right, they are perfectly normal." My explanation
was as follows: In the correct interpretation of the Bible, it must be
understood that principles are personified as persons in order to make
portrayal and interaction vivid and forceful. We must not confine the
story of the man with the withered hand to its literal meaning The
hand is a symbol of power, direction, and effectiveness. With your
hand, you fashion, mold, direct, and design. Symbolically, a man has a
withered hand when he has an inferiority complex and feels guilty and
inadequate, or is a defeatist. Such a man does not function
efficiently and is not expressing his God-given powers.
young man admitted that his dreams, ambitions, ideals, plans, and
purposes were withered and frozen in his mind because he did not know
how to bring them to pass. Not knowing the laws of mind and how to
pray correctly, he found that his wonderful ideas died a-borning in
his mind, resulting in frustration and neurosis. He was stagnating,
literally dying on the vine. Furthermore, he was demoting and
depreciating himself. His attitude toward life was all wrong;
moreover, he admitted that his work was shoddy and desultory.
His hand (his ability to
achieve and to accomplish) withered by saying to himself, "If I
had Joe's brains or his wealth . . . his connections . . . I could
advance and be somebody. But look at me, just a nobody. I was born on
the wrong side of the tracks. I must he satisfied with my lot. I have
a withered hand."
A remarkable change took
place in this man, however, when he decided to stretch forth his hand
by enlarging his concept and estimate of himself. He formed a picture
in his mind of what he wished to achieve, i.e., to direct a large
organization and to be successful. He began to affirm frequently,
"I can do all things, through the God-power which strengthens,
guides, controls, and directs me. I realize that I am going where my
vision is. I now turn with faith and confidence to the Infinite
Intelligence within me, knowing that I am directed by an inner wisdom.
I know in my heart that the God-power flows through the patterns of
thought and imagery in my mind, and I am under a Divine compulsion to
As he identified himself
mentally and emotionally with these new concepts, he went forward from
promotion to promotion and is now general manager of a large
corporation, his current salary exceeding $75,000 annually.
first step in healing is not to be afraid
of the manifest condition -- from this very moment. The second
step is to realize that the condition is only the product of
past thinking, which will have no more power to continue its
existence. The third step is mentally to
exalt the miraculous healing power of God within you.
procedure instantly will stop the production of all mental poisons in
you or in the person for whom you are praying. Live in the embodiment
of your desire, and your thought and feeling will soon be made
manifest. Do not allow yourself to be swayed by human opinion and
worldly fears, but live emotionally in the belief that it is God in
action in your mind and body.