The Greatest Tool Ever Known

Today we’re going to look at what to do when it “looks as if” Personal Creation is not working. For this I am turning to the remarkable CWG book, Happier Than God. When it “looks as if” Personal Creation is not working that is only because the Energy of Attraction has brought you what you inadvertently selected rather than what you thought you chose.

If the power of creation was not always ON, if the process was not always working, you could have a single very positive thought about something and that outcome would be made manifest in your reality without fail.  But the process works all the time, not just part of the time, and is fed by that which you feel most deeply, most consistently. So a single very positive thought in a whirlwind of not-so-positive ideas and projections is not likely to produce the desired result.

The trick is to stay positive in a sea of negativity. The trick is to know that the process is working even when it looks as if it is not.

In my last installment I told you I would be giving you a tool with which to do this. It is an incredible technique. It works every time.

The Miracle That Will Change Your Life

Staying positive when surrounded by—even when submerged in—what others might call “negativity” is easier than you think. So here is The Trick. Here is The Tool. Here is The Incredible Technique…

Bring an immediate end to judgment.

“Judge not by appearances.”

When you bring an end to judgment, you bring an end to an entire way of living. This is no small thing. This is a life-changing shift in attitude and behavior. This is a miracle.

But how does one perform this miracle? That is the question to which everyone wants an answer. Please, then, pay very close attention to what I am going to tell you now…

The way to move out of judgment is to move into gratitude.

That is such an important corollary that it should be plastered all over your house and everywhere in your world. On your bathroom mirror. On the refrigerator door. On your car’s rear-view mirror. Above your computer screen. You might even tattoo it on your left wrist—or at least engrave it on a bracelet that you wear there:


This means remaining grateful for every outcome. Every outcome.

This is about saying “Thank you, God” for even those things that you are sure you did not consciously choose and that you are very clear you do not want.

Somebody once said, “Happiness is not getting what you want, it is wanting what you get.” That “somebody” was profoundly right.

Gratitude is the miracle cure for every moment of dis-ease. It is the fastest way to dissolve anxiety, to heal disappointment, to replace negativity with positivity. It is the shortest route from a dead-end back to The Path. It is the connecting energy to God.

Try it some time.

The next time you are confronted with any undesired outcome, result, or experience, just stop. Stop right in the middle of whatever’s going on. Just…


 Close your eyes for the smallest moment and say inside your head, “Thank you, God.”

Take one good, deep breath and say it again.

“Thank you for this gift, and the treasure that it holds for me.”

Be assured that it does hold a treasure, even if you are not seeing it right now. Life will prove that to you, if you give it a chance.

The ‘GPS of the Brain’

When gratitude replaces judgment, peace spreads throughout your body, gentleness embraces your soul, wisdom fills your mind. Let gratitude replace judgment and your whole experience of life will take a turn for the better in five seconds.

In five seconds.

This is because attitude is everything. Attitude puts the course correction in life when you have stepped off The Path. Attitude is like the Map of the Mind. It is like the Global Positioning Satellite of the brain.

A negative attitude will send you down the road to unhappiness. There is no avoiding it. It will absolutely happen, and it doesn’t matter what the problem. A positive attitude will put you back on The Path to inner peace and happiness. Again, there is no avoiding it. It will absolutely happen, and it doesn’t matter what the problem.

Yet how can one move into gratitude when the circumstances or conditions presenting themselves are utterly miserable, desolate—or even life threatening?

By knowing that every moment in life is an unparalleled opportunity for you to inwardly declare, express and experience the Divinity that lies within you.

This is something that is not made clear by a simple announcement that there is such a thing as the Energy of Attraction. That fact must be explained, not merely revealed. And it will be, in my next installment here…if I receive 50 entries or more in the Comments area.

And let me tell you why this is my ‘criteria’. I don’t want to take the time here unless I feel and know that there are actually people here, reading this and getting something out of it. Is that fair? Make sense? So let me know what you think  about what you’ve been reading so far. And if there is real and genuine interest, we’ll plow on.

Hugs and love…Neale.


komal 4th May 2011 11:20 am

Hi,have just created an account,specially to post this comment.
Your clarity and depth of understanding is amazing!
Im sooo grateful to receive your teaching.
Thank you!

marykathleen 4th May 2011 11:39 am

i love reading your articles here in spirit library.
i have referred you to one of my sons and bought your set of CWG books and sent them to him.
please continue with this is very helpful to be reminded of how to BE with spirit. sometimes we forget that this is a walking around space and we need to practice it.
blessings, mary kathleen

campan 4th May 2011 11:44 am

Hello Neale
Thank you for sharing your thoughts.
It seems that whatever I read on this infinite subject that is spirituality, is exactly the answer or words I needed to hear at that time. I guess this is a small example of this great tool in action. I am becoming more and more aware of it, thanks to you and others like you who share their wisdom, yet I still have moments where I feel as if it is not working.. This is why you intrigue me by saying you can explain this process.
So I thank you, also for just inciting me to write this post, because it is my first overall, and I think it is a big step for me in terms of expressing my thoughts out in the world. Thanks!

Dan :)

juanita 4th May 2011 11:58 am

Thank you for your helpful words. I've had to apply the no judgement and thank you theory recently to my own life, as i've left a relationship. There were many tears and much looking inward but in the end i realize it's what I attracted to me to heal, and I very much appreciate and am grateful for the many Blessings from the relationship. Looking forward to reading more of your teachings.
Thank You

amylove 4th May 2011 12:24 pm

Hi Neal,

Thank-you so dearly for sharing. Your words ring true in my life as I've experienced the profound change that comes when one practices gratitude on a regular basis. It's truly amazing. It has lightened my soul and even allowed me to help others. I really look forward to additional posts by you.

Love and Light,

garylevitan 4th May 2011 12:45 pm

OK. My interest in piqued.

Love the post. Love the message. Love the messenger.

Can't wait for pt. 2;)

Quantumcraig 4th May 2011 12:49 pm

Easy to do and puts that energy where it is needed
Than you Neal

Trey 4th May 2011 12:55 pm

Thanks very much Neale, this tool is missing in most of the teachings, though it clearly is implied so it will be most helpful to all on the path of understanding their true nature and spiritual enlightenment. I appreciate your ensights and enjoy reading your messages in the Spirit Library - more on this topic would be most appreciated. I remain humble in my gratitude of the words you so freely share, Namistay.....

thebchbum 4th May 2011 1:19 pm

These articles are get, I have been living in a era in my life where I cant seem to get out of feeling hurt and lonely. I so appreciate your writings and time you take to post this article.
Thank you !

aerochick1967 4th May 2011 1:21 pm

Dear Neale ! The tools you so wisely give to us is so needed at this time. . This is why people have started gratitude journals delete the negative thought forms and elevate the positive ones. The way you write gives us in just the right way a way for all people to understand. Sometimes spiritual writers speak at such a high level one gets it ! Love you Neale ..don't ever change. Give it to us straight !!! Hugs, Jackie

Jenisis 4th May 2011 1:29 pm


I wish to express my DEEPEST GRATITUDE for your most important works and contributions - and for helping us all re-connect and awaken to the most incredible "system" we call our Universe. You have an amazing ability to communicate the "how and why" IT all works". Keep it coming! "Yay!!God!" for working through Neale for these, thy gifts! Love and Peace to all, Jen in MN.

peacekatwombyn 4th May 2011 1:44 pm

i just wanted to add to the request for further information on "keeping Gratitude in my Attitude" as the daily experiences of life right now challenge my balance...
i completely accept that i chose this particular scenario as my PhD.thesis in Multidimensional Ascending,and most of the time i can connect with the Gratitude vibe, but not all ways,so,learning more about how to "grow the Love" is definately something that interests me. Please continue...

and thank you to All who are walking this Path of developing Co-Creators of the New Earth, free from fear and full of Love....


fellowangel 4th May 2011 2:01 pm

Thank you! I posted a wonderful Gratitude Mandala on my wall, so I can see it everyday:!/photo.php?fbid=219503758066778&set=a.120862831264205.21560.120840711266417&type=1&theater

HeartslinkedNet 4th May 2011 2:06 pm

Hello from Colorado. I am so grateful for your words here today! Words like these, even though simple, help to pick me up and turn me around. Thank you for reminding me of the power of all my thoughts and that I can control them and thereby co-create a wonderful life. Cindy

moonfuller 4th May 2011 2:21 pm

I have always said "If it hurts, say thank you". But you said it all so much better :)

thedbrown56 4th May 2011 2:49 pm

gratitude yo.

carocas 4th May 2011 3:01 pm

Yes, kind sir, please do continue. In gratitude....Carol

bywfllx 4th May 2011 3:25 pm

I find your words and insight very inspiring and looking so forward to the rest. Thank you so much.

SilverSpoon 4th May 2011 3:32 pm

Very timely. It's interesting how lately there has been much coming up around this in conversations - how to maintain a sense of 'quiet being' regardless of what is happening rather than feeling at the mercy of circumstance and the seeming constant thrashing from one polarity to the next. Although 'staying positive' sounds just like choosing a polarity, 'gratitude', as opposed to 'judgement', is a state of acceptance of the understanding that no-thing exists outside of God. I imagine where judgement is a wonderful tool that recognises polarity, Gratitude is the wonderful tool that recognises the whole pictue - that form is God and God is form. I am excited to read the next installment.

Shaumbrette 4th May 2011 3:33 pm

Thank You Neale - Thank you!
Love, Blessings and Gratitude! :thumbs:

c 4th May 2011 3:48 pm

I absolutely agree that attitude determines the path of your life. Please continue, thanks.
Candy Anne :thumbs:

marebear 4th May 2011 4:02 pm

Thank you! An attitude of gratitude does indeed bring opportunities!

natachaneuburger 4th May 2011 4:06 pm

Thank you for your wonderful words of wisdom. They are so powerful and I know from my own experience that when you embrace, love and are grateful for all in your life and all the beautiful lessons that your experiences bring you, your life becomes much more elegant. Love from Natacha

Crystal 4th May 2011 6:19 pm

Please keep going. Love your guidance.

gospe 4th May 2011 6:49 pm

Love reading your messages please keep them coming. I also receive your email messages everyday which I looked forward to.

Thank you so much for all your work I am truly grateful.

jaga 4th May 2011 7:08 pm

Dear Neale,
Thanks for the topic you wrote about. All is a great of THRUTH and it is my principle I am living by for every day.
Waiting for next part of CWG with greatest love and respect
to you jaga 4th May 2011 7:50 pm

Well let's continue then! :thumbs:

Elaine Edwards 4th May 2011 9:45 pm

Thank you. I am glad there are enough comments. Many of us read and say nothing but are glad to read. This has reminded me to keep going with my blog as I know people find it inspiring but no-one has actually given feedback for a long time and I have no idea how many it reaches. Some times we do like to know that what we are doing is being appreciated...smiles

heartbiscuit 4th May 2011 10:15 pm

This is great, Neale. Bring it on! And Thank You!!

Dori 4th May 2011 11:28 pm

Thank you for sharing this on here. I come here often. Tonight I was struggling with my current situation and why it is the way it is. This reminded me to say "thank you." I have done this for many years when things don't appear to be going in the right direction for me. I know things will change as I shift my thinking, I just forgot to give thanks for whatever good comes from this. So, again, thank you.


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Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch is a modern day spiritual messenger whose words continue to touch the world in profound ways. With an early interest in religion and a deeply felt connection to spirituality, Neale spent the majority of his life thriving professionally, yet searching for spiritual meaning before beginning his now famous conversation with God.


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