Question: I've read your explanation about why one
does not get what one asks for-and correct me if i am wrong-because the
universe creates for you the situation of wanting and not having.There
have been times in my life where I have visualized myself having a
desired outcome, and GETTING it. But then there have also been times in
We conclude today our review of what humanity has been taught by its various teachers and religions about WHAT GOD WANTS regarding every area of our life. I hope you have been clipping and pasting these last few entries in your personal files, for great future reference when anybody wants to chat with you about traditional religious teachings.
Last week in this space I said that a message that for many years spiritual teachers have been sharing—that “you are creating your own reality”—can be a dangerous teaching if it is not fully explained. I also said that there are two things you must know about the “you create your own reality” teaching...
Love is a Natural Emotion. When it is allowed to be expressed, and received, by a child, normally and naturally, without limitation or condition, inhibition or embarrassment, it does not require anything more. For the joy of love expressed and received in this way is sufficient unto itself. Yet love which has been conditioned, limited, warped by rules and regulations, rituals and restrictions, controlled, manipulated, and withheld, becomes unnatural.
"How is that a God of mercy can be such an isolationist and so intolerant to other views? How can a God of infinite mercy condemn anyone for anything? Why condemn magic that heals? Why condemn for eternity those transgressions that are momentary?"
Often I am asked, "What is the secret of a joyful, fulfilling life?" I have looked at that question for many years, and I have come to the conclusion that one of the secrets, at least, if not the only one, is Purpose.