Note: This message was first published on October 13, 2013.
The words in this message from Dr. Joseph Murphy and Joel Goldsmith
are so profound I have been guided to this message to reinforce the
wisdom that these two great spiritual teachers have imparted to the
world. Please take the time to "study" this message so
the power of Truth will instill in you confidence and an elevated
self-esteem that will draw to you that greater good that you desire to
Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord
is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?"
This one verse of the Twenty-seventh Psalm gives personal freedom from
all fear. It reveals to you the source of all power, strength,
and wisdom. It enables you to reject the power of externals,
takes the burden off your shoulders, and sets you on the high road to
peace of mind, health, and happiness. ... The Lord is the Presence of
God, the I AM within you. In simple, psychological language, the
Lord is your consciousness. What is consciousness? Your
state of consciousness is the way you think, feel, believe, and the
reasoning behind your belief. The cause of all your experiences
is your thought and feeling. ... Refuse to give power to
conditions, circumstances, and the external world. Your thought
initiates causation. There is no power to challenge Omnipotence;
therefore, there is nothing to fear."
Murphy D. D., Ph. D., L L. D., D. R. S. "these truths can change
In his book,
"these truths can change your life", Dr. Murphy gives us
many testimonials from people who realized that the only way in which
they could experience a better life, was to change their
consciousness. There are many people today who do not like to
use the word "God" ... or, as I prefer to spell it,
"G-d" ... defining G-d as Infinite Spirit/Intelligence ...
yet, most of the people who have realized the greatest results from
studying and understanding "truth principles" have
acknowledged G-d as the Source of the transformation that they
experienced. I think perhaps this is so because people who do
not choose to use the word "G-d" make this choice because of
some negative implications they have about the word and therefore have
polluted their consciousness with a fragment of negativity, which
obstructs the feelings of grace, ease and confidence. There are
those who will say that instead of the word "G-d" they
prefer to use the word "energy" ... but energy may have a
Law, but it does not have Love ... and Love is the attribute of G-d
that seeks to experience the "good" through us, as us, and
for us ... through Law.
The American healer and teacher, Joel
Goldsmith, writes in his notes; "The
first glimpse into the heaven of here and now is the beginning of the
ascension for us. This ascension is understood now as a rising
above the conditions and experiences of "this world," and we
behold the "many mansions" prepared for us in spiritual
Consciousness - in the awareness of Reality. ... We are not
bound by the evidence of the physical senses; we are not limited to
the visible supply; we are not circumscribed by visible bonds or
bounds; we are not tied by visible concepts of time or space.
Our good is flowing from the infinite invisible realm of Spirit, Soul,
to our immediate apprehension. Let us not judge of our good by
any so-called sensible evidence. Out of the tremendous resources
of our Soul comes the instant awareness of all that we can utilize for
abundant living. No good thing is withheld from us as we look
above the physical evidence to the great Invisible. Look up,
look up! The kingdom of heaven is at hand!"
It is interesting that Joel
Goldsmith wrote that "the
kingdom of heaven is at hand and look up" as
this was the foundation of Jesus' teaching according to what Reza
Aslan wrote in his historical look at Jesus of Nazareth. It is
noteworthy that critics of Aslan's book are many, but I believe he was
able to give the greatest evidence of Jesus' healing work than any
other book I have read about the historical Jesus. And in this,
we can know that "facts
can change but the truth does not"
and that which is true, is always true. Goldsmith gives us
insight into how our Soul is affected by truth. We don't have to
argue for our good, but we do have to realize that no good thing is
ever withheld from us. Now, this does not mean that G-d answers
some prayers/desires and not others ... this defies the nature of
G-d's Law. What it does tell us is that we must hold within our
heart the feeling of "having" all that is necessary for us
to live the abundant life ... and in our mind we must foster the state
of "knowing" that it is the truth that nothing is ever
withheld from us.
There are those who seek the truth with such
passion and interest that they never say a prayer or write an
affirmation and still they experience a healing ... that is, something
changes for the better in their lives because they are feeding their
mind the truth and this truth begins to validate in their lives as
they accept it to a greater measure. In reality, the truth
doesn't change the conditions, circumstances and issues that people
are confronted with ... it changes their consciousness and a more
developed consciousness of truth is automatically out-pictured in
their life experiences.
are many people who just don't believe in themselves.
They think that other people have more ability, more beauty,
more talent, more intelligence than they do.
This habitual sense of self-depreciation cannot give us
anything but more similar experiences that we have had in the past.
It is self-defeating and a waste of time to compare ourselves
to anyone else. I have
stated this before but I will state it one more time; we are here to
express our own unique experience of life, otherwise our existence on
this planet would not have been necessary ... it is necessary ... we
are necessary ... and those things that come to our awareness to be,
to do or to have, are necessary for us to realize the fullness of
Let's look at these words from Dr. Joseph Murphy and realize
that they are coming to our attention for a reason:
"Let go of everything else if you
must but never lose your own esteem. This is a priceless pearl and is
dearer to you than your breath. Protect it with all your might.
Perhaps the past has been a bitter disappointment for you. In
reviewing it, you may feel that you’ve been a failure or at best
have been plodding along in mediocrity. Yet in spite of any setbacks,
if you refuse to be conquered, victory is awaiting you farther down
to bring forth your enormous potential. You know that it’s there and
can instinctively feel it. Your intuition and ambition tell you that
there’s much more in you than you’ve ever discovered or used. Why
don’t you stir it up and call it out?"
SO IT IS!
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