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Thankfulness

Originally posted on Thoughts by Mary Jo Disler:
“The thankful heart is always close to the creative forces of the universe.” Joseph Murphy, The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, 1963.

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ANSWERED PRAYER

The reason for peace is that there is nothing to fear. While there is something to fear, there is no peace. Once the peace has descended upon us, the prayer is complete; … The feeling of peace is the successful … Continue reading

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GRACE

God is within you now, and you are in God now; you already have God’s presence where you are; but it is your conscious remembrance of that Presence which brings it into manifestation. The light is attained in that moment … Continue reading

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A legacy

This post is different from the usual topics which focus on the spiritual life. It is a tribute to my brother, John, who fulfilled his life quite recently. It will be read at his Memorial service. In the interests of … Continue reading

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A PERSON

“At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War (World War I) ends. [The Armistice agreement was signed between Germany and the Allies] At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany, bereft of manpower … Continue reading

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JOINT HEIRS

Always remember that God, the Mind of you, has prepared for you all that is necessary for the fulfillment of your individual experience. You are never outside the harmony of God’s being. Cultivate the consciousness of the presence of God … Continue reading

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PERFECT PASSIVITY

There is a perfect passivity which is not indolence. It is a living stillness born of trust. There are some things which we are to do ourselves, but there are others which God does not expect us to do. … … Continue reading

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MEASURE of the SPIRIT

The measure of the spirit – of inner light – that we are given is the measure intended by the Creator so that we may live out the intent for our time here. Ultimately the point is not to compare … Continue reading

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SOURCE

In understanding God as the Source, there is nothing that we are spending–not strength, years, wisdom, substance, or life-force–because it was not ours to begin with. It is all pouring through us as we call upon it from an infinite … Continue reading

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STILLNESS

In this writer’s experience, most – nearly all – discussions of prayer include the necessity of silence – quietness – stillness – to know and recognize God’s presence. It is not a stillness that shuts off the mind from thought, … Continue reading

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