Category Archives: Kingdom Of Heaven

The Incredible Joy Of Forgiveness

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This excerpt is from Light of the Eternal by Lillian DeWaters. All of her publications are available at Mystics of the World.

The Joy Of Forgiveness

Who has forgiven another and not felt the softness of the Eternal steal over him like the breath of Heaven, bringing him Peace, Light and Joy…

Do You Find It Hard To Forgive?

Some people find it hard to forgive. This is only because they do not know the Way of forgiveness, and are trying of their personal selves to attain to it.

Of course it is impossible. They may pray long and earnestly to be able to forgive, they may be sincere and honest, but in their hearts they know that such forgiveness has not come, and they remain ignorant of the Way it is to be accomplished.

Personal Sense Is The Culprit

The reason one finds himself unable to forgive another – despite his true desire to do so – is that he is seeing the OTHER as a human being who has wronged him, and HIMSELF as the one who has been wronged.

This Is Forgiveness That Works

From this state of separateness, never can one see truly how to forgive. First, let him see spiritually Identifying both himself and the other as Identities of the Perfect Self – which is the infinite I AM – he will be stirred from within to know he must not harbor such darkness any longer. His whole desire will be to see as the Infinite only. NOTHING WILL REMAIN TO BE FORGIVEN.

When we cross out personal sense entirely – by abandonment of it – we shall see no sickness or sin to be healed.

Those of us who know by way of crystal Illumination, see the imperishable World of Beauty, Peace and Love. With the crossing out of all sense of the personal, there shall come from us the momentous words – Forgive them.”

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Don’t Worry – Wonderful Things Are Happening

Don't Worry Wonderful Things Are Happening

Can You Turn Worry Off Like A Faucet?

A few weeks ago, I was talking to my mother about worry. The thing she worried about kept her up all night. “Just stop worrying about it,” I told her, but she couldn’t. At least that’s what she said. She worried herself right into the doctor’s office.

“Mom, you can choose not to worry,” I said. She replied that you can’t turn worry on and off like a faucet: “Allen, you can’t stop worrying by saying you’re not going to worry.”

I thought about it. I asked myself, “Can you really stop worrying about it (whatever it is) just by making a choice not to worry? Is it easier said than done?”

What Has Worry Solved

Reader, have you ever known worry to solve a problem? Did worry about that upcoming medical procedure heal your body such that the procedure was unnecessary? Did worry about the falling stock market alter its course? Did worry about your child’s drinking problem make him put the bottle down? I have worried, but I can’t think of any good it did. WORRY SOLVES NOTHING. That’s your first incentive to STOP WORRYING.

Getting To The Root Of Worry

Now, let’s zoom in on this thing called worry. If you are going to be done with worry, you have to take the axe to its root. Close to the root of worry is fear. All worry is based on fear that something bad is happening, or is going to happen, in the foreseeable future.

Something bad is going to happen. Read that sentence again. Yep, after the second reading you realized that the root of worry is DUALISM – that something is going on (or can go on) other than the Presence and Power of God.

Face it. In the entire worry scenario, God is nowhere to be found. Totally absent. First, the person worrying imagines she is something other than the One Presence and Power that, last week, she said was All. Piling kitty poo on top of dog poo, the worrier Admits that the “it” that might happen is Not the Presence and Power of God. Where is God? Nowhere.

Reader, can you see that worry is inevitable if God is omniabsent? But there’s hope. There is Truth.

Your Reason To Stop Worrying — Wonderful Things Are Happening

Thinking about Mom, and her seeming tendency to worry, brought an old sermon to mind: “Wonderful Things Are Happening.” It’s a sermon I delivered based on a story told by the famed Christian Science lecturer Dorothy Reike.

Here’s the short. A woman beset by problems made this decision. “Regardless of what seems to come up in my life, instead of worrying, I am going to rejoice that wonderful things are taking place.”

It sounds Pollyannaish, I know. But follow her line of reasoning. “Because God is All, and All that can express Itself, the results have to be wonderful.” Reader, you have already agreed with me that worry (based on God’s omniabsence) solves nothing. But look what rejoicing does. This woman was healed of cancer. Her failing business turned around to amazing success, and her son was protected from harm.

Yes, it is possible to stop worrying, but you need a solid reason to not worry. God’s Allness is that reason. God’s Allness is your foundation for not worrying about “it”. To stop worrying requires that your vision is placed on God and not “it”. There is no “it” in God, and no God in “it”.

Reader, why don’t you make a decision right now that you are not going to worry about “it”. Instead, because God is All, REJOICE THAT WONDERFUL THINGS ARE HAPPENING.

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Spiritual Leaders And Their Lies

This is an excerpt from my second book Sounds Of The Trumpet

Life Is A Playground Not A Learning School

Perhaps you have heard the theory, widely accepted by many metaphysicians, that misfortunes haunt our lives to teach us a valuable lesson, and once that lesson is learned the misfortune departs. False notions such as this one have encouraged “spiritual leaders” to perpetuate the great lie that earth is a huge classroom with multitudes of brutal lessons preparing us for ease of living somewhere else – at another time.

There’s Something Better Than Overcoming Problems

There is a well-known religion that takes great pride in how their members and believers use Truth, solely and very effectively to overcome every type of physical malady known to man. This is fine, but there is a higher view. From the peaks of Mt. Absolute, you can see that the highest testimony to the Omnipresence and Omnipotence of God is not in overcoming problems, but in having no problems to overcome, to literally go from one glorious experience to the next glorious experience in this infinite universe of illimitable glories. Isn’t this a better testimony to the fact that GOD IS ALL?

Your Assurance Of Uninterrupted Glorious Living Is The Allness Of God

Is it possible to actually live from glory to glory? This questions can be answered simply: IF IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO LIVE FROM GLORY TO GLORY, THEN GOD IS NOT ALL. IF IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO LIVE FROM GLORY TO GLORY, THEN GOD IS NOT THE ONLY PRESENCE AND THE ONLY POWER. But you and I know with unshakable certainty that GOD IS ALL.

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Empowering Truths From Ms. Gephart

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Because Gertrude Gephart’s writings are tinged with dualism, I seldom quote her. However, as you can see for yourself, her writings are undoubtedly inspirational. Below are some excerpts from her book “The Way Of Life.” I have emphasized noteworthy statements.

If we look upon appearances and accept them, we are bearing false witness. The human self, as we see it, is not real at all. Jesus was continually admonishing his disciples to deny themselves. When enlightenment came to Gautama Buddha, he said, “The self (that is the human concept) does not exist. Truth (the Great Self) is all.”

If we can see that as a limited human identity, we do not exist, we can see that we and all are Truth, and this is bearing true witness.

We do not need to blame ourselves for our mishaps either. How shall we think, then? That the mishaps and misfortunes are not real nor actual, but right where they seem to be, right there is the presence of absolute good.

Mr. Rawson would tell us to describe the kingdom of heaven to ourselves, and to know that it is where our fears seem to be. Your misfortunes have no history at all. At any moment they can be healed instantly and perfectly, now matter what the seeming cause or history.

We only have to know the Truth. We do not have to get behind it to make it operate; it does not have to be stimulated or insisted upon. There is an expression in the Sanscrit – “by mere knowledge”, all demonstration is by mere knowledge.

If you added a column of figures incorrectly, you could change the result by mere knowledge. So we correct our experience by the knowledge that the Self is all.

We deal only with the Lord and not with people. One who has not had some experience in the power of understanding to correct one’s life would never dream what this one piece of information will do for him.

If one were buying a garment from a salesman in a great department store, he would seem to be dealing with the salesman. But if the garment were unsatisfactory, or if the salesman had misrepresented it, he would go higher than the salesman. He would remember that he was dealing with the owner of the store.

We must remember that we are dealing always, and only, with the Lord. When we remember this, we lose our fear of people, of competition, of unemployment.

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This Is The Best Way To Live (Don’t You Agree?)

To win the victory over sickness and suffering is not the best proof of God’s Allness. To never be sick in the first place is better proof.

To triumph over financial lack is not the best proof of God’s Infinite Substance. To never experience a moment of lack is better proof.

To finally succeed after years of failure is not the best proof of God’s Completeness (Success). To never fail is better proof.

You Don’t Need Jams To Prove God’s Allness

Too many people seem to think that getting out of a thorny jam is a trophy-worthy demonstration of God’s Allness. I met a man who appears to court trouble just to prove his understanding of God’s Allness.

If you came out of a jam unscathed, that’s wonderful. But there is a better way – a higher way! Reader, lift your vision high – above trials, tribulations and troubles – to where God Is All. From this vantage point, can you see that the best demonstration of God’s Allness is to never be in trouble?

Living From Glory To Glory

Rather than triumphing over troubles, expect a life of moving from glory to glory. That’s the best proof of God’s Allness. After all, God is the only presence, power, activity, and evidence. And you already know that there is no trouble in God, and no God in trouble.

Have A Talk With Yourself

Don’t be afraid to tell yourself the Truth. In a quiet moment, speak courageously and confidently to yourself. Tell yourself, “I know that God Is All, and that All Is God. I don’t need to be miraculously pulled out of trouble’s steely clutches to know that God Is All. God does not need to be proved. Because God Is All, it is my right to live a trouble-free life.”

No Guilt Allowed

If you seem to be in trouble, don’t whip yourself with cords of guilt. The purpose of this writing is not to induce guilt, but rather

  • to consider the fact that you do not need trouble(s) in order to “prove” your understanding of God.
  • to consider that because God Is All, it is possible to live a trouble-free life.
  • to lift your vision higher than trouble-based praying.
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Are You Waiting For A Miracle?

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There are some words that no longer fit in our vocabulary. They need to be uprooted and permanently eliminated immediately. At the top of the list is the word tomorrow. And while you are uprooting it, don’t miss its siblings: soon, later, become, progress and improve. They usually hover very close to tomorrow.

Some Time(ly) Questions

Reader, I have a few questions to ask you. Do you think that with each prayer – each contemplation – things will get better? Do you believe that with longer or more frequent meditations you will become more enlightened? Do you think that in time your healing or long-awaited miracle will finally happen?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, I have just a few more questions to ask you. What about today? Isn’t God All today — now? Will God become more “All” tomorrow because you contemplated? Isn’t what you call “spiritual progress” actually a flat-out denial of the HERE and NOW of God and all that God is?

Now God Is All

Please allow me just two more questions. Do you think your Consciousness (which actually is God being Conscious) can become more enlightened than it is right now? Isn’t the belief in future enlightenment denying God to be the ONLY MIND and CONSCIOUSNESS?

All is God and God is All – now. There’s no becoming and progressing to this Allness. Reader, you are this Allness in living, loving action. Contemplate this and let Consciousness reveal even more of that which already IS.

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Having A Great Time In Heaven — Now

For the month of July I am taking a break. Instead of writing new articles, I am posting some more of my favorite passages from other Absolute authors. This week’s post is from Vivian May Williams’ There Is Nothing But God.

How can I truthfully declare that I am well when I feel ill? Declare abundance when I apparently have no money? Declare happiness when I am miserable?

Truth is always declaring Itself. Truth (God) is the only speaker. When you declare I am healthy;” “I am wealthy;” “I am happy;” you are functioning in divine Intelligence. The “illusory sense” which reports disease, poverty and misery is ignorant of its false conceptions.

No matter what the false report may appear to be, you are eternally having a joyous and prosperous time in heaven. This is the truth that Jesus said would set you free.

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Live Like Truth Is Already True (Part 2)

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Live like Truth already is.” That’s exactly how the words came. Inquiring minds are asking, “But how?”

When you live like Truth already is, you don’t perform one single action in hope that it will improve your life. Why? Life is God and therefore is already perfect. Better than that: Life is Perfection itself. This means You! Living like Truth already is means that every move you make is to explore and enjoy the Perfection that is your life.

Your Financial Affairs

Take a look at your financial affairs. Living like Truth already is, what do you have to do to prosper yourself? Nothing! All that the Father has is yours – NOW. Isn’t God the source and substance of your prosperity? Aren’t you and God one? What, then, is necessary to prosper yourself? Nothing! You are already prospered beyond belief. You ARE prosperity.

Stop And Ask

The Absolutely Yours blog is meant to be lived. So let’s live this post. It’s simpler than you think.

First, reader, answer these questions:

  • Do you believe that God (or whatever term you use) is the only Presence and Power?
  • Do you believe that the nature of God is Perfection?

This is enough to work with. Start your day with a contemplation of the Isness of Truth. Follow that with a period of silent “listening”. This will reveal more clearly the Isness of Perfection, Love, Peace and Abundance. Do not skip this step.

Throughout the day you will do many things. Occasionally (trust me, you will know when) ask yourself, “Why am I doing this? Is it to change an appearance?” If the answer is “yes,” you can put the brakes on and confidently say to yourself, “Wait a minute. I don’t need to do this. Perfect Life, Activity and Experience are already the All.”

Joy Stepping

Your next step will be a joy step. You will move with a smile in your heart, joyfully basking in the awareness of Perfection’s ever-present Isness. Don’t be surprised to discover that the thing you thought you needed to do has already been done.

This is living like Truth already is. This is truly living.

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Three Essential Steps (Top-Ten Books)


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For a long time, I thought that Three Essential Steps by Marie Watts was the only  must-read book. Order it from Mystics Of The World and you will see why. Below are excerpts from this book.

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It isn’t enough to say that “God is the Universe,” unless you know the Nature of God, unless you know the Substance that is God, unless you know the Activity that is God–unless you know what God is, as the Substance, Form, and Activity that are all that comprise this Universe. To make these statements without really knowing their spiritual significance, is very much the same as saying, “God is All. God is my Supply, God is my Substance and my Life,” and then, “How am I going to pay the rent next month?” or “Well, I guess I’ll have to take an aspirin for this headache.” It really is pointless to make these statements of Truth, unless we go all the way and perceive the spiritual significance of the Power in the Truth we are stating.

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You are the Substance that is the Universe. You are the Mind, the Intelligence, that is intelligently functioning as the Activity of this Universe…You are going to discover that you are more than one with the Universe, the stars, the planets, the galaxies. You really ARE JUST WHAT GOD IS, AND GOD IS THE UNIVERSE.

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Indeed, there is Something right here where this matter body appears to be. But this Something is not solid, dense, heavy matter, blocked off in time and space. Right here and now, there is the Body that is entirely comprised of Life, Consciousness, Mind, Intelligence, Principle, Love, Beauty. Yes, the Body is comprised of all that God is and of nothing else.

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The Body is alive because It is Life. The Body is conscious because It is Consciousness. The Body is supremely Intelligent because It is Intelligence. The Body is perfect because It is Perfection. The Body is eternally consciously alive because It is eternal conscious Life. The Body is eternally perfect because It is eternal conscious Perfection. The activity (functions) of the Body are eternally consciously perfect because all activity is Intelligence in uninterrupted action.

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Doris Henty (Top Ten Selection)

Finally, I am reposting the excerpts from the “Top Ten List.” The selection below is from “Addresses and Other Lectures by Doris Henty.

My favorite chapter from this book is, The Sum-Total of Good Is Man’s Natural State. What I like about this chapter is that it emphasizes the fact that health, joy, abundance, success, etc. are not dependent upon any material process. Below are two excerpts from this chapter.

Our fifth aspect is the processless nature of harmonious evidence. Everything that means blessedness is independent of all external conditions. Jesus proved every aspect of abundance to be already in evidence. We are all familiar with his illustration of the tribute money to pay the taxes. When a boat was needed, there it was. An upper room was furnished, all prepared for the Passover…The five thousand were fed, and there was food already cooked on the coals. All of this was evidence without process, all in practical form.

Our fourth aspect is the everpresence of divine evidence. That Jesus tolerated nothing less than the everpresence of good is illustrated by the story of the fig tree: “And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find anything thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet…And in the morning as they passed by, they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots.” (Mark 11:13,20) The “time of figs was not yet.” This indicated the absence of good–good being present only at certain times, known as seasons. But to Jesus, good was an all-the-year-round state; so he smote the tree, thereby rebuking the belief that harmonious evidence could be intermittent. For divine fruition there is neither coming nor going. All good is omnipresent.

[Doris Henty’s book is available at http://www.mulberrypress.com ]

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