I KNOW THAT THE LIFE OF THE SPIRIT IS MY DAILY LIFE
The Lord is my shepherd … He restoreth my soul …
Psalm 23: 1, 2
As we take this thought for our meditation today: “The Lord is my shepherd … He restoreth my soul,” let us feel that we are one with the Divine Presence; and enter into conscious communion with It. This is affirmative prayer and spiritual meditation. It is through spiritual meditation that we reach out, or in, to that Divine Presence which fills all space and also finds its dwelling place in the sanctuary of our own hearts. Continue reading “May 15, 2018 – I KNOW THAT THE LIFE OF THE SPIRIT IS MY DAILY LIFE “
I PLACE MY AFFAIRS IN THE HANDS OF DIVINE GOODNESS AND ENTER INTO THE FULLNESS OF LIFE
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
When Jesus said, “Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven,” he was affirming that there is a Perfection at the center of everything. He was telling us that when we reach this inward Perfection it will be revealed to ourselves and others, and that it must finally establish the Kingdom of God on earth, as it most certainly will. Continue reading “May 14, 2018 – I PLACE MY AFFAIRS IN THE HANDS OF DIVINE GOODNESS AND ENTER INTO THE FULLNESS OF LIFE”
TODAY I ACKNOWLEDGE THE OUTPOURING OF THE SPIRIT EVERYWHERE
God so loved the world, that he gave …
How could we better explain this than to use the words of Browning where he said: “Tis Thou, God, who giveth, ‘tis I who receive”? Or Emerson who said that we are “beneficiaries of the Divine fact”? The thoughts of both Emerson and Browning were thoughts of acceptance and recognition. Like all men of great spiritual insight, they knew that the gift of Life is an eternal reality, that it is our office to accept it. Continue reading “May 13, 2018 – TODAY I ACKNOWLEDGE THE OUTPOURING OF THE SPIRIT EVERYWHERE”
TODAY I RECEIVE THE INHERITANCE WHICH GOD HAS GIVEN ME
… thou shalt rejoice … in all that thou puttest thine hands unto:
Affirmative prayer means that we clear the mind of all doubt and fear and turn in faith to the great Giver of life. It means that we become aware of the Presence of God within and around us, here and now. It means that we affirm this Presence and accept It, quietly, calmly and peacefully, in all its fullness. Continue reading “May 12, 2018 – TODAY I RECEIVE THE INHERITANCE WHICH GOD HAS GIVEN ME “
I CLEANSE THE WINDOW OF MY MIND THAT IT MAY BECOME A MIRROR REFLECTING INSPIRATION FROM THE MOST HIGH
… and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.
We should believe that God is the invisible Partner in our lives and affirm that Divine Love goes before us and prepares the way. We should permit ourselves to be guided for there is something within us, deep at the center of our being, which knows what we ought to do and how we ought to do it. Continue reading “May 11, 2018 – I CLEANSE THE WINDOW OF MY MIND THAT IT MAY BECOME A MIRROR REFLECTING INSPIRATION FROM THE MOST HIGH “
GOOD IS FOREVER EXPRESSING ITSELF TO ME AS I SEEK AND FIND THE BEST IN LIFE
… thou art ever with me; and all that I have is thine.
Realizing that we are in the midst of an ever-present Good, and believing that there is a Law that brings everything good into our lives, we should learn to think and act as though every wrong condition of yesterday were converted into something new and better today. Continue reading “May 10, 2018 – GOOD IS FOREVER EXPRESSING ITSELF TO ME AS I SEEK AND FIND THE BEST IN LIFE”
TODAY I AM FILLED WITH CONFIDENCE AND A SENSE OF SECURITY BECAUSE I AM ACTIVELY AWARE OF THE PRESENCE OF SPIRIT WITHIN ME
For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
Deep within each of us there is a place of calm, of peace and security, where trouble and accident do not occur, where Truth and Love reign supreme and good is the only power. It is to this place that daily we go in the silence of our own minds to commune with the Spirit that is both around us and within us. Truly this is our Father within, our heaven immediately available and always responsive to our approach. In our meditation we seek to make the presence of this Spirit more real to us, more immediate and more personal. And as we do this an inward sense of calm comes over the mind, a feeling of security and safety which every human being needs. Continue reading “May 09, 2018 – TODAY I AM FILLED WITH CONFIDENCE AND A SENSE OF SECURITY BECAUSE I AM ACTIVELY AWARE OF THE PRESENCE OF SPIRIT WITHIN ME “
A GREAT PEACE OF MIND, A DEEP SENSE OF BELONGING, A COMPLETE REALIZATION THAT GOD IS RIGHT WHERE I AM, FILLS MY MIND TODAY
Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
When we meditate on spiritual thoughts we are affirming the Presence of God in, around and through us. It is this close and immediate feeling of the Divine Presence, actively stated, that gives power to our words. The words of themselves would have no power without this deep feeling back of them. It is because we do believe in a Power greater that we are that we can have this feeling, this inner conviction, this sense of certainty which all spiritual teachers have told us is necessary to effective prayer. Continue reading “May 08, 2018 – A GREAT PEACE OF MIND, A DEEP SENSE OF BELONGING, A COMPLETE REALIZATION THAT GOD IS RIGHT WHERE I AM, FILLS MY MIND TODAY”
TODAY I FEEL THE CERTAINTY OF FAITH COMING INTO ACTION IN EVERYTHING I DO, SAY OR THINK
Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee …
Faith acts like a law because it is a law. It is the law of spiritual Mind in action. When we realize this we no longer feel that we must have faith in ourselves, as isolated human beings, but rather, as human beings included in the great Law of life. Then we can rest in complete confidence that our words are the presence and the power and the activity of the Spirit in us. All sense of making things happen, holding thoughts or concentration of the mind are put aside, and with quiet, childlike acceptance we make known our requests with thanksgiving. Continue reading “May 07, 2018 – TODAY I FEEL THE CERTAINTY OF FAITH COMING INTO ACTION IN EVERYTHING I DO, SAY OR THINK “
I AM AWARE THAT GOD RECOGNIZES ME AS THE DIVINE PERSON HE INTENDED ME TO BE AND I ACCEPT MY INHERITANCE OF WHOLENESS TODAY
Ye shall have a song, as in the night … and gladness of heart, as when one goeth with a pipe … into the mountain of the Lord …
Let us see if we cannot take the pipe of faith and go into the mountain of the Lord, which is the secret place of the Most High within us, and let the whole pipeline of our lives flow from that perfect Spirit which is at the center of everything.
I am one with the infinite and perfect Spirit, the Giver of all good and perfect gifts. I open my mind and my heart, and, indeed, my whole body, to the inflow of this Divine Presence. I know that this living Presence is in every cell of my body and every function of my being. I now accept this Divine Presence as the health of my body, here and now. Continue reading “May 06, 2018 – I AM AWARE THAT GOD RECOGNIZES ME AS THE DIVINE PERSON HE INTENDED ME TO BE AND I ACCEPT MY INHERITANCE OF WHOLENESS TODAY “