Tag: Spiritual Practice
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PRAYER – MAY I BE AT PEACE

Holy One, When I am receptive, I connect with a reality beyond my five senses. At the corners of my mind, I catch a movement of energy, a subtle feeling. In these moments, I am at peace. My eyes and ears are easily drawn to the…

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FOCUS ON WHAT’S RIGHT

We can always choose to perceive things differently.  We can focus on what’s wrong in our life, or we can focus on what’s right.   ~ Marianne Williamson    ~ Things are not always what they seem and people, everyday, try to make you see things the…

THE ROAD TO LIVING YOUR DREAMS

You’ll encounter many obstacles along the road to living your dreams.  Some obstacles may be real, some imagined, some may be tangible, and some may be intangible.  Some of those obstacles will be created by others, and some will be self-imposed.  However they manifest, you will…

Spiritualism

ILLUMINED MIND

Spiritual practice heals us, bringing down light to the regions of our darkness.  We need more than brilliant analysis; we need a miracle.  The human mind can’t give us that, but the human mind isn’t all we’ve got.  The human mind contains a spark of divinity,…

SPIRITUALITY

Daily Affirmation:     Father/Mother/God, The love of God flows through me. I surrender to God. He is always with me. I do only his bidding. Religion to me is a way of life. It is a way of living a morally and ethically correct life.…

ASK IN PRAYER

Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you.  For the one who asks always receives; the one who searches always finds; the one who knocks will always have the door opened to…

I AM FULLY PRESENT – PRAYER

Universal Spirit:  In this moment:  I let go of my busyness; I let go of the past and the future; I let go of my thoughts and feelings.  I am aware of the energy that moves silently through my body.  I allow my awareness of Your constant…

Siddhartha Gautama on Actions

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?       ~ Siddhartha Gautama  ~ There are so many promises given to us in the Bible. These promises reassure us and bring comfort…

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I AM WILLING

Universal Mind:  I am willing to be at peace.  I am willing to look at all things through eyes of love.  I am willing to be everything I can be.  I am willing to be healed.  I am willing to serve.  I am willing to release…

Hinono on Thinking Before You Speak

Or is that too much work, to think before you speak?  For some people, it is.  It’s a lot of work.  For all of you who want to walk a spiritual path, I suggest you stop and take a look at all the things you think…

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PRAYER IS A WAY OF HEALING AND RELEASING

I once read in an essay on Buddhism that nothing is so fragile as action without prayer.  Prayer aligns our internal energies with truth in a way that mere action cannot.  Events ultimately unfold according to subconscious rather than conscious programming, and prayer is a way…

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CANDLE MEDITATION FOR RENEWAL (Audio)

In the stillness of meditation, I am renewed. When you are in a relaxing, comfortable seating position, bring  your attention to the flame.    As you stare at the hypnotically-flickering flame, your mind will begin its usual wanderings.   Eventually your thoughts will slow, and then…

Marianne Williamson on Silence

The highest level of prayer is not a prayer for anything.  It is a deep and profound silence, in which we allow ourselves to be still and know Him.  In that silence, we are changed.  We are calmed.  We are illumined.  Prayer is meant to dissolve…

Woman in peace

AFFIRMATION – TO BE SPIRITUAL

I choose to live a loving life. Everywhere I go, I find love. Life is joyous. I deserve love and I get it in abundance. ~~ Be spiritual.  The 17th century philosopher, Pascal, once said, “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly…

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ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST

1.  Be Impeccable With Your Word.  Speak with integrity.  Say only what you mean.  Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others.  Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. 2.  Don’t Take Anything Personally.  Nothing others…

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MIRACLES

There are only two ways to live your life.  One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.    ~ Albert Einstein ~ Wikipedia gives us a number of interpretations of what we mean by a miracle:- An…

Angels

ANGELS ARE THOUGHTS OF GOD

Angels are thoughts of God – to pray to an angel is to look to a level of pure thinking, divine thinking, and to ask that it replace our thoughts of fear. ~ Marianne Williamson (Everyday Grace) ~ Angels are spiritual beings, just as we are.…

Improve from Within

The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.” ~ Robert M. Pirsig (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance:  An Inquiry into Values) ~ Make a commitment for positive improvement.  Thinking about…

Victory of Success

The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to…

Who Are We?

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.  If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. ~…

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CALLING YOUR ANGELS

You don’t need a formal prayer or invocation to call the Angels to your side. Simply think,”Angels, please surround me,” and they are there.  ~ Doreen Virtue ~ An easy way to summon your angels is to create your own invocations, or prayers, that specifically call…

Mother Teresa on Kindness

If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; be kind anyway.  If you are successful, you will win some false friends and true enemies; succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; be honest and frank anyway.  If…

Love

LOVE IN MY HEART

I will greet this day with love in my heart. And how will I do this? Henceforth will I look on all things with love and be born again.  I will love the sun for it warms my bones; yet I will love the rain for…