Author Archives: thoughtsmjdisler

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

REST – Part 2

I wonder if you have ever noticed that no biblical poet or prophet sets the thought of God’s greatness over against the thought of man’s littleness in order to make man feel insignificant and of no consequence. On the contrary, … Continue reading

Posted in Comfort, Eternity, Freedom, Infinity, Jesus, Prayer, Psalm 23, Rest, Silence, Trust

REST – Part 1

BACKGROUND In this season of honoring military veterans, and of Thanksgiving, it is the right time to present a stunning example of the personal strength generated by reliance on God through Christ Jesus. It concerns the courage and persistence of … Continue reading

Posted in Christ, Comfort, Faith, Fear, Jesus, Life, Peace, Protection, Psalm 23

CONVERSION

The most fundamental change (in life) is the change called conversion. Conversion is the gradual or sudden changing from the Kingdom of Self to the Kingdom of God through the grace and power of Christ. (The soul) stands up under … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Conversion, God, Growth, Heaven, Jesus, Love, Mind, Peace, Perfection, Reality, Thought

FINDING GOD

Whatever your concept and whatever your attitude toward God at present, I want to give you the positive assurance that you can re-establish a personal feeling for God in a much more intimate and understanding and demonstrable way than ever … Continue reading

Posted in Creation, Fear, God, Inner Life, Light, Love, Mind, Receiving

REALISM

When (Jesus) finished the Sermon on the Mount, which has been looked on as the very essence of idealism, what was the impression He left upon His hearers? That of an impossible idealist announcing an impossible program? Hardly. He did … Continue reading

Posted in Comfort, Heaven, Honesty, Inner Life, Joy, Life, Mercy, Peace, Power, Reality, Receiving, Vision

FORGIVENESS – HEALING

We learn to give forth love in learning to forgive our enemies. Then we learn to give a forgiving and healing love to all who cross our paths and need our love. Finally love flows through us spontaneously and naturally … Continue reading

Posted in Forgiveness, Giving, God, Healing, Spirit, Vision