no longer surprised at people's reactions to wealth. It seems as
though there is a continual mantra that the "rich are
greedy" but seldom do we hear that those who blame the rich for
their woes are envious and jealous. I cannot imagine anyone not
wanting to be rich. And I am certain that those who are envious
and jealous of the rich would not turn down a million dollars if it
were offered to them. If I could list the number of very rich
people who do wonderful, beneficial things with their money there
would not be enough space on this page to list them all. Wealth
doesn't come to people by chance but by consciousness. Even
those who receive inherited riches. This is the truth that all
too many people who rant about the 1% seem to ignore.
Most people do
not understand "consciousness" and therefore they don't
understand a prosperity or wealth consciousness. It is not about
getting all the money one can get but about doing and being and
enlarging the capacity to take in more of the abundance that G-d has
supplied us with in the universe around us. If we resent the
rich or if we are jealous of the rich or if we are envious of the rich
... then we shall never elevate our consciousness beyond what it is
now. The Master Mind Jesus declared, "all that the Father
hath is mine" ... mine to do with what I choose if I am choosing
in alignment with the nature of the Father/G-d/Spirit. And
it is this alignment with the universal aspect of G-d that gives us
the opportunities and ideas that provide for us the way in which we
can enjoy more of the "all" that G-d has created.
an example of the mindset that obtains more of the abundance that is
available; these are the words of the actor Bradley Cooper : "I
just want to get better. That's basically what it is. I
really want to just keep getting better and better and better and
better ... there's literally no difference in my mind set from when I
was a student." It
is this inner determination to get better that also "gets"
those things that come with getting better ... including wealth, peace
of mind and the feeling of being alive to life.
There is no lack in the
universe but there is a great lack of the number of people who believe
that there is no lack in the universe which is why there is so much
evidence of resent toward the 1% who possess so much wealth. For so many of us we have
allowed ourselves to feel the limitation of our past or present state
of our affairs. It is this feeling connected to lack, connected
to poverty, connected to limitation ... that causes these things to
persist in our life experience. We "must" broaden our
awareness of wealth, of riches, of an abundance of money if we are
going to enlarge our capacity to have more, to be more or to do
more. The more riches we receive the more we can give to those
things that matter to us. There are
infinite ways in which we can use our wealth to make the world a
better place for all of us.
enough I found something inspiring in the New York Times Real Estate
section on May 1, 2015. What caught my attention is the
"use" of the Bible verse Hebrews 3:4: "
A sprawling aerie on the 53rd floor of One57, the sky-piercing
condominium that has attracted demigods of international business and
finance, sold to a mystery buyer, one seemingly versed in the
teachings of a much "higher power", for $30,683,372.50 and
was the most expensive closed sale of the week, according to city
charges for the 5,475 square-foot sponsor unit, No. 53B, which was
combined early on with 53C for a total of five bedrooms and five and a
half baths, are $10,408.
The purchaser, who
was brought to the deal by Raphael De Niro and Danielle Sevier of
Douglas Elliman Real Estate, was shielded, like many of the buildings
buyers, under a limited liability company. This one is named
"Hebrews 3:4", an apparent reference to a passage in the New
Testament of the Bible that reads in part: "For every house
is built by some man; but he that built all things is God."
Now, some people will
look at the purchase price and be intimidated ... others will look at
the monthly maintenance charges and be intimidated ... but those in
the right spirit will look at Hebrews 3:4 and realize that it is our
"consciousness of G-d's Power, Intelligence and Spirit" that
builds all things. And in this consciousness we realize that not
just the buyer received a greater good, but that all those involved in
the building, the selling, the furnishing and the maintenance of this
property will be enriched as well. It is being in tune with this
universal nature of G-d that will cause us to increase our
wealth. As we realize our own increase in riches it is a natural
consequence that we enrich others. And this we do every time we
put money into circulation.
might think this condo was purchased by a minister or someone in a
faith-based organization, it wasn't. The statement derived from
Hebrews 3:4 is the truth for everyone and for all time. G-d is
the creator of all things. Yet, G-d must work through the
consciousness of mankind in order to create the material things that
bring a greater comfort and joy to life. It was G-d working
through the consciousness of Thomas Edison in 1879 to invent the light
bulb. It was the same G-d that worked through the consciousness
of Steve Jobs and his associates to bring forth the iPhone in
2007. Was G-d Intelligence available to create the iPhone in
1879? Of course the answer is yes ... but mankind didn't have
the consciousness for G-d to work through at that time.
those who want to possess great wealth, a mental equivalent or
consciousness of great wealth must be cultivated. It will never
be achieved by looking outside of ourselves for our enlarged
capacities, only from within can we embody the awareness that with G-d
there is no big or small ... no lack or limitation ... and we must
create this awareness in our own consciousness and realize that
whatever it is that we have now, we realized it through our
consciousness. And in this realization, we can provide for
ourselves and all those around us that more and more good that makes
us feel fabulously rich.
SO IT IS!
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