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Successful Living

Successful Living “Man is essentially spiritual, the image and likeness of God, and therefore he is made for the spiritual basis, and he cannot really succeed on any other.” Emmet Fox. Living on the Spiritual Basis requires focus and commitment. Halfhearted demonstrations lead inevitably to struggle, unhappiness and ultimate failure in spirit. Wishing to enjoy the reputation of someone who...

In Service To

In Service To Each of us have “two masters” and we always serve one or the other: our carnal often fear driven human mind or our Spiritual Heart. Understanding spiritual principles is important, the filling of our mind with spiritual knowledge the first step. The curious thing about spiritual knowledge though is many believe acquiring it is the goal, application situational. Consider: having...

Never Hesitate

Never Hesitate Some believe praying for oneself is somehow selfish, but this is at best a half truth and it is never selfish when we speak honestly from the heart. Every conversation; whether aloud or in our mind’s eye, with God is a prayer and Living on the Spiritual Basis we do not filter our conversations with the Miraculous, for if we do we are relying on our limited consciousness to...

Venting

Venting Usually when asked how I’m doing my response is: “It’s another beautiful day in paradise.” Why? First, most really don’t want to know in any detail, since essentially this is just a form of saying hello and this lets them off the hook. Admit it, there have been times when you have used “How are you doing?” as a greeting and the person proceeded, in detail, to tell you...

Our True Success

Our True Success Success is characteristically measured by possessions, popularity, living the “good” life and so on. Chasing “secular” health is about looking and feeling good at any price, taking, using, and doing whatever to achieve something which is passing at best. Conversely Spiritual success is measured by the peace, poise, and serenity we demonstrate when facing life’s...

Conning Ourselves

Conning Ourselves “He wants to enjoy a certain reputation, but knows in his heart he doesn’t deserve it.” Con artists portray themselves in whatever manner necessary to achieve their ultimate goal: relieving the mark of their money or property. Whether it requires appearing down and out or worth millions, a good ole boy or foreign dignitary, sinner, or saint, they become whatever it takes...

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks There are many laws, both secular and spiritual. Man’s laws fill uncounted volumes and are constantly being amended, ignored, and broken. But what of Spiritual “laws”: The Law of Retribution, the Law of Unintended Consequence, Reaping and Sowing and others? What sets these laws apart from Man’s laws is they are impersonal in application. Rich or poor, famous or...

Too Smart by Half

Too Smart by Half I hike for fitness, both mental and physical, and as a result have hiked thousands of miles, in all manner of conditions and terrain. I use first quality kit: shoes, backpack, carbon fiber trekking poles, etc. I stay well hydrated on the trail and am well aware of my limits, given the conditions. So clearly, it should be obvious to all that I am a “seasoned hiker.” ...

A Sea of Laurels

A Sea of Laurels Living on the Spiritual Basis provides unlimited horizons for growth and expanding our consciousness, but we must take the action. Think of it this way: Our consciousness floats in a infinite sea, this sea connecting everyone and everything, Divine Love surrounding us. When we made the decision to live on a different basis, the basis of trusting and relying upon a Power Greater...

False Fires

False Fires As we live and learn, growing in awareness, practicing daily our new way of life; Living on the Spiritual Basis, not only our perspective but our actions have begun to change naturally as we are beginning to truly see and demonstrate Divine Love. We see the world less and less through the prism of the carnal, score keeping, fear driven secular mind. Viewing existence through a new...