realm of causation is in secrecy. All the Father's (Spirit's) causative work is
done in secret, but its fruit, or manifestation, is open. This truth is
symbolized throughout nature, and even also in the arts of mankind.
works underground, sometimes a long time, before it puts forth its
green leaf, and throughout its growth its laboratory is still most
secret. The embryo babe is hid from sight. Both the land
and the sea cover thousands of treasures .. diamonds, pearls, gold,
coal, coral .. still in process of formation, preparing for
manifestation which may be ages hence.
arts of mankind they continually hide the mechanism that produces the
fair showing the works of a watch, the dynamo that lights, the kitchen
that produces the banquet, there is not a work of man's hand but has
its secret region of causation.
order to be master of any work of art or nature one must go right into
its secret place. So, herewith, Jesus would show us how to get
into the secret place of the Most High, the realm of causation.
Act as God acts, who does not care to what mankind ascribe His good
Sound no trumpet before you. "I receive not honor from men,"
says the Christ. It is human nature to love the praise of men, but it
is divine to love the praise of God only. In all ways Jesus would have
us lift up our human loves into the divine; for the human is temporal
and unsatisfying, while the divine is eternal and all-satisfying.
Good actions must be our natural habit. As we do not go about telling
people we breathe, or taking credit to ourselves that we eat, so also
we should realize that our goodness should be as spontaneous and as
unassuming and as free from self -consciousness as every function of
the physical organs.
Nothing is secret that shall not be made manifest. No spiritual
prayer/treatment/affirmation is ever lost, no good work is ever
wasted. And the more secret it is, the more it is within, at the
source of good, the greater and more complete is the manifestation.
"Thy Father (Spirit) which is in secret." God is within you, for
Heaven is within ( Luke xvii : 21 ) , and to address our Father which
is in Heaven (Invisible Intelligence) we must know God to be in us, and not away off, as
children have been so ignorantly taught to believe in the blue sky, or
some other indefinite, unreachable place. Therefore let the mind seek
the peaceful center of being by causing the thoughts steadily to dwell
upon the presence and power of God's kingdom.
Repetition is all right, Jesus himself repeated the same prayer three
times on one occasion. But it is vain repetition, words without
feeling, that we are warned against.
Better to speak one sentence in which is faith and confidence, and
warm, loving realization than many statements that carry no conviction
of their truth to us." In the Secret Place,
Annie Rix Militz
believe and accept that G-d listens to our heart; that is, the
Intelligence that creates through us and for us bases this creative
action on the thoughts that we "feel to be true" for us no
matter what this "true for us" may be perceived by
others. As Annie Rix Militz states so clearly, "nothing is
secret that shall not be made manifest" and in these words we can
realize the "cause" of everything that appears in our life
experience. Our feelings are secret for mere words could never
define the complexity of them whether they be energized by joy or by
pain. Yet, we have great control over our feeling nature and
most of us have probably sensed changes in the way we feel about the
things that concern us. These changes have a great deal to do
with what we have experienced and the level of spiritual maturity we
has been my experience that those who spend time each day in the
silence or in meditation or contemplation have a stronger sense of
control over their feelings. Their ability to view the world
around them as an "observer" rather than a "judge"
allows them to reflect more of the nature of G-d, Spirit, in all that
they do as well as the thoughts that enter their awareness.
Annie Rix Militz clarifies this with the statement "Act as God acts, who does not care to what mankind ascribe His good
deeds." In other words we begin to act and think
"consciously" rather than "self-consciously" and
lose any concern about perceiving the world around us as a reflection
of the "collective consciousness" or race mind. This
deeper spiritual consciousness was demonstrated by the Master Mind
Jesus in his actions and words and in modern times by people like John
Lennon and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
absolutely believe that the daily practice of sitting in the silence
and gaining a sense of being in the presence of the Presence of G-d
and allowing this Spirit-Presence to transform our heart, our soul and
our mind, not only gives us the advantage of experiencing life as an
"observer" without judgment, but opens our mind to a greater
awareness of ideas, images and the likeness of health and prosperity
and joy and peace and these we shall experience with abundance in our
own personal world of experience. Yes, it is true, Your world
will be a better place.
SO IT IS!
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