Author Archives: thoughtsmjdisler

BECOMING

The Bible passage from Jeremiah is repeated from the last post. It is a personal favorite: the promise that the Almighty already resides within each of us – the promise that our acceptance of the Presence is the beginning, not … Continue reading

Posted in Conversion, Eternity, Freedom, God, Growth, Guidance, Inner Life, Jesus, Listening, Perfection, Reality, Receiving, Truth

AGNOSTIC

Agnostics have said to me: “I can accomplish the same things without prayer that you can with prayer. You are just deluding yourself that you are getting help from God. Faith in yourself is all you need.” Faith in one’s … Continue reading

Posted in Asking, Faith, Forgiveness, God, Healing, Hope, Prayer, Reality, Spirit, Trust

ENERGY

… true effectual prayer has a range of influence far beyond the personal life of the one who prays. No person is ever isolated, unrelated and alone. … What we are and what we do flow out and help to … Continue reading

Posted in Asking, Faith, Giving, Inner Life, Prayer, Receiving, Trust

HEAVEN

Jesus tried to make the people of His day understand that the Kingdom of God is within, but few could really comprehend His great message. In the Lord’s Prayer, He said again, “On earth as it is in Heaven.” But, … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Eternity, Fear, Freedom, God, Heaven, Inner Life, Love, Perfection, Prayer, Receiving

SELF

In that painful moment when the finite self discovers its own nothingness it again turns by contrast to the larger Self … (I can) perceive my all-knowing Self as a living intuition in those happy moments when I am lifted … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Freedom, Growth, Guidance, Inner Life, Jesus, Mind, Perfection, Silence, Vocation

BIRTH

Christ came the first time into men’s vision by coming on the plane of their senses; He comes the second time into men’s vision by lifting men up to His plane of spiritual comprehension. This coming of Christ involves a … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Christ, Conversion, Creation, Growth, Heaven, Inner Life, Jesus, Life, Perfection, Receiving, Spirit

THE WAY

It cannot be otherwise than well that we find the Kingdom while here; that we realise the reign of the Spirit, which is the reign of God in the mind and heart and life. It serves us here; and it … Continue reading

Posted in Christ, Faith, Giving, Guidance, Heaven, Inner Life, Listening, Prayer, Receiving, Silence, Soul, Spirit, Trust