Show Me the Good
Did ya ever ask the Universe, “hey, where's mine... show me the good.”
- You do what you were taught
- You do the right things
- You get the training
- You practice or rehearse
- You keep learning
- You do your spiritual practice
- You show up
- And yet it hasn't shown up
- We meditate, contemplate, motivate, visualize, vision or…
- ...we get a mentor, a teacher or coach...
- ...use this program, go to that workshop, get this certificate, go to this seminar or that school...
- ...we sit in silence for 10 days, take up yoga, pilates, running, swimming or high impact training…
- ...we light a candle, burn some incense, bang a gong, ring a bell...
- ...we go here, there and everywhere searching for the answer, seeking the key, looking for that secret code...
- ...in the Scriptures, the Bahagavad Gita, the Tao, the Book of the Dead, the Vedas, the Quaran, the Talmud, the Upanishads, the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Gnostics, the Toltecs, the New Thoughters, the Ascended Masters, the Arch Angels...
- ...we use alchemy, astrology, fortune cookies, the I ching, tarot cards, angel cards, affirmations & prayer...
- ...we hire psychics, a hypnotherapist, an intuitive, a practitioner, a therapist, a cleric of one type or another
...they are tools to use to build a consciousness and clarity
...to be inspired by and transformed from or to be transcended through
However, none of those work or stick without belief and without a passion for the idea(s)
...and nothing solidifies belief more than the heart
I believe there is a triune nature to the way we humans work the Law and that is:
Mind ... Heart ... Intuition/Imagination
I find that most have the mind thing down
...we us our intellect and logic
...our synapses are firing
...the electro-chemical workings of the brain are in force
And we use our Word:
I declare this in my life!
I reveal that in my life!
I know that some have the intuition and imagination thing going strong
...what your it looks like, smells like, tastes like, what its texture is
Remember, intuition and creativity (when constructive) is a direct infusion from the Divine
is the heart
The difficulty we find in our field …is the difficulty of sincerity, the heart not acquiescing to the statement of the lips; it is the difficulty of using constructive rather than destructive conversation; it is the difficulty of not being able to see reflected in each other the symbolic Christ or manifestation of the Infinite, the Spirit. That is what heals - seeing the Spirit in each other – it is the difficulty which arises from a certain form of spiritual stupidity which we all have: a lack of faith, a lack of absolute conviction that now we have it and we can use it, the absolute simplicity of it – the difficulty of surrendering the mind in complete abandonment to the idea; that is hard. That means putting the foot out, as it were, into a vacuum, into a nothingness; but if the faith and conviction is there it will be on a solid rock.
~ Ernest Holmes, Unpublished Papers
...if they are destructive messages coming back or doubts or confusion or alienation or separation ideas are showing up, that is your head talking - the ego that edges God out - or dumb ideas taught to us by parents, teachers, religion, society...i.e. lack, inability, no talent, our family isn't successful, too young, too old, not enough "fill in the blank"
John Prendergast, a Northern California psychotherapist wrote an article called:
Key 1. Trust Your Heart Physically:
....Place your hand over the center of your chest and imagine that you are directly
breathing into and from the depths of your heart area.
Key 2. Trust Your Heart Mentally:
....Inquire into any beliefs that obstruct your love and the acceptance of yourself and
Judgments or prejudices may show up as you step into listening and the onion peels of negativity begin to flake. You may find yourself screaming, "OMG, what now?" ...see key 3
Key 3. Trust Your Heart Emotionally:
....Attune with that deep place in the heart that loves and accepts everything just as it
....Visualize embracing any parts of yourself that need this love. Hold them in your
This is when that onion peeling of the dumb stuff we have learned or accepted start coming out. Yes, it is not fun while that is happening, however, as we learn to love and accept those negative ideas at the same time we are letting them go, the grace and ease they are let go is more prevalent and assured. And yes, there is always something to learn whilst removing those superfluous beliefs.
....Do the same for others—inwardly bless them and wish them well.
....Be generous in expressing your heartfelt love daily.
Key 4. Trust Your Heart Energetically:
Remember everything is energy ... you, me, the device you are reading this on, the planet itself ... all are energy formed into objects. If you don't believe Dr. Ernest Holmes (SCIENCE OF MIND), try Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla, or physicists of all sorts .... everything is just energy.
....Sense into the various layers of your heart including the inner sanctum at the back
of the heart and that of the infinite or Great Heart
Which leads us right into Key 5:
Key 5. Trust Your Heart Spiritually:
....Make a deep commitment to live open-heartedly, then work steadily and
compassionately toward keeping it.
....Rest in and as the open heart
....Gaze with a spiritually oriented friend.
...an inner state where we can begin to think and act in genuinely new ways. It is when we are betwixt and between, having left one room or stage of life but not yet entered the next. We often enter liminal space when our former way of being is challenged or changed--perhaps when we lose a job or a loved one, during illness, engagement, or at the birth of a child. During this graced time we are not certain or in control. This openness allows room for something genuinely new to happen. We are empty and receptive--an erased tablet waiting for new words. Liminal space is where we are most teachable.
Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
A few moments later, the one man turns to see if the lion is still chasing and he sees the lion has stopped and is on its knees. Happy to see his prayer answered, he stops his friend and heads back towards the lion. As they comes closer to the lion, he hears it saying a prayer: "Thank you Lord for the food I am about to receive."
That is mind action. Now Heart action...
...is an inward journey and anticipatory. We must begin to live consciously and from the wisdom of the heart. It is the key, it is the Divine space, it is, quoting Dr. Prendergast again, "the keenly sensitive area of feeling and knowing that is a portal to our deepest self. Heart wisdom is a blend of deep feeling and understanding."Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. ~Henry Van Dyke
There is nothing small about us or the Universe. Spiritual prosperity, by living through the heart-mind - that connection to the Infinite Source of All – will increase incrementally and exponentially as our consciousness grows – and nothing in life or mind or belief changes permanently until we connect through that heart-mind to our passions and the Divine. The triune nature I spoke above at the beginning is a holistic approach to manifesting your best life.
I invite you to open up your heart today, no matter what emotional pain may show up. Be brave and bold in letting that onion peel. With heart-centered wisdom and gratitude, the healing and manifesting begins. When you connect through the heart, faith deepens, belief clarifies and you are empowered intentionally and consciously to let the Universe Show You The Good.
God speed and happy Thanksgiving!