In the last several years I have been aligned to wonderful spiritual direction and working with a process called “manifestation principles,” and is why I am so involved with A Course in Miracles.
Manifestation is an effective psychological and spiritual guidance procedure. I found that there is no real healing without a personal connection with a source of spiritual growth.
Everyone in healing – whether from alcohol, drugs, food, costs, gambling, sex, TV, codependency, or any other addiction – understands that they cannot recover without a connection with their Higher Power, yet for numerous, this connection is illusive.
All of us desire a direct line to our spiritual direction. It is the bequest of each of us to have a direct link to God, whatever God is for you.
Yet few people have discovered ways to do this at will on a daily basis. Surprisingly however, it is not difficult to do.
The spiritual world exists at a greater thought level than we do here on the physical plane of planet Earth.
In order to access the spiritual realm, we need to understand the best ways to deepen our “thought perception”, leading us to revelation.
One way to comprehend “revelation” is to envision a room filled with individuals who are sharing love and pleasure with each other.
This space senses of lightness–a high revelation–whereas a space filled with upset, tense people has a feeling of heaviness–a wrong-minded perception based on fear and doubt.
How do we deepen a more right-minded perception where revelation can be experienced?
There many things you can do to help yourself deepen your perceptions, however none will work unless you have the intent to find out with spiritual direction and about loving yourself and others.
Our intent is the most powerful tool we have for strengthening right-minded perception—which may be said to be spiritual direction.
There are only two possible intents in any given instant: to discover with God/Spirit about loving yourself and others, or to secure versus your discomfort and avoid obligation for your sensations.
When our intent is to protect and avoid we look for to manage – through our various dependencies – our sensations, others’ sensations and behavior, and the result of things.
When our intent is to discover and learn, we look for to take duty for our own feelings and behavior by finding what we might be thinking or perceiving, or doing that is unloving to ourselves and others, and what would be loving.
You can try numerous approaches of deepening your thoughts and perceptions, from prayer to mindfulness meditation, but if your intent is to protect rather of learning more from within you, none of these will do any good at all.
The reason is that when the intent is to protect against discomfort, we close our heart so as not to feel whatever we are feeling. God cannot come through with spiritual direction if you have a closed heart.
This indicates that we get to select our intent – to be closed or open, caring or unloving, safeguarded against pain or taking responsibility for our sensations.
Simply as the air you breathe cannot come into your lungs up until you take a breath, the love, power and wisdom that is God cannot enter your being till you select the intent to be open to caring.
When you have a real, pure intent to learn, your right-minded perceptions instantly deepen.
None of the actions I recommend listed below will deepen your perceptions without this intent. As soon as you have this intent, the following actions can help to additional raise your thoughts and perceptions to revelation.
When you move into your imagination, you strengthen your perceptions and tap into the source of your creativity and motivation.
Our willingness and readiness to move into and trust our creativity is necessary to being able to link with our individual spiritual direction.
The Course in Miracles states, “Yet what you do not realize, each time you choose, is that your choice is your evaluation of yourself.”
When you initially begin to utilize your creativity to increase your perceptions and connect with God, you may feel as if you are just using your creativity to make things up.
- Keep your body clear:
Your body is an energy system based on thought and perceptions and becomes a projection from within you to the material world.
If your body’s energy is obstructed with drugs, alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, sugar, heavy foods, preservatives, artificial sweeteners or any of the thousands of chemicals that are added to foods, your energy is reduced.
Genuine prayers of gratitude and asking God for spiritual direction in all blocks to loving can raise your energy.
Repeated prayers, meditations and mantras can open you to higher thoughts, as can singing in basic. Where prayer is more about asking, meditation is more about listening for the answer.
Fast recurring motion, such as Native American drumming dances, may open you to greater frequencies.
- Spend time in nature:
The energy of a city is far lower than the energy of nature.
Being amongst trees and flowers, near a lake, creek or river, at the ocean, in the desert, or on a mountain can all raise your right-minded perceptions where spiritual direction is experienced.
- Listen to spiritual or classical music and enjoy creative activities:
Moving into your creative visualization deepens perceptions and opens up the power of manifestation experienced as a revelation to the awesomeness of the Creation itself.
- Use incense:
Incense has been used for centuries to raise the energy and invite spiritual direction and connection.
You can try numerous approaches of raising your energy levels based on what you are perceiving from prayer to meditation, but if your intent is to secure rather of learn, none of these will do any good at all.
When you have a true free will, a pure intent to learn, your energy for making your dreams a reality automatically raises.
Here you begin over-riding and undoing those wrong-minded thoughts and perceptions based on fear and doubt, and you sense spiritual direction for manifesting the life you want.
Next, I will clear this up a bit more for you as I dive into tapping into your real vision and no longer blocking the truth of who you are.
(Here’s another appropriate article about, “Is true success in life possible for you in this instant right now, where your life is not about competition but about making your dreams a reality?”)
The Truth about You
One thought we can be sure of about the past or the future is that it is not here.
To think about it at all is to think about illusions. An illusion is not something, but rather nothing—something that is “not here.”
Very few people through spiritual direction have realized what is actually entailed in picturing the past, or in anticipating the future.
Let’s be sure not to confuse the mind with the brain. The brain is your body. Your mind is of you—but it is not you, not the true self.
The mind is actually blank when it does its picturing or imaging of past and future.
This is so because when your mind thinks it is acting separately and on its own, and anything it thinks about is an illusion, or nothing—“no-thing.”
It can be said that these illusory ideas that preoccupy our mind are blocking out truth.
The only constructive idea we can have at this point is to recognize that our mind has been merely blank, rather than believing it is filled with ideas.
This acknowledgment is the first step in using your real vision, thus giving you spiritual direction with a glimpse of spirit, or who you are.
The Course in Miracles further teaches, “Every decision you make stems from what you think you are, and represents the value that you put upon yourself.”
It is not necessary to understand, at this point, that you can see nothing as it is now.
But it’s a huge step toward undoing your false ideas to be honest with yourself and to acknowledge the fact that you do not understand.
In the beginning it may be difficult for you to believe that what your mind seems to picture is really not there.
This idea can be quite disturbing and may meet active resistance in many forms, which I discuss in great detail in my first book of the series called, The Master of Everything: A Story of Mankind and the World of Illusion We Call Life.
But once again, acknowledging any type of disbelief or discomfort with this idea is a great starting point for spiritual enlightenment.
That’s because you are actually holding a vision of truth and loving yourself. This may be your first experience of real vision. The truth is vision.
A good question to ask yourself is: How many meaningless wrong-minded thoughts and perceptions do you have that show you a meaningless world?
It seems our perception of the world is determined by the world. But please do not confuse perception with knowledge; perception is the bridge over to knowledge.
Have you ever tried to use only your present-moment thoughts to determine the world you live in?
Each new moment then becomes a new world, or a new birth and spiritual direction.
This type of vision will take some practice, but also can become automatic, and a new way to live in this world.
It is your release from the world you learned from and is the key to where forgiveness lies.
Could you dare to consider living each moment of each day, automatically overlooking errors and automatically looking beyond them to where God’s Will exists, which is your true free will?
You would always be living a life of automatic forgiveness. Forgiveness would be your life. Being taken advantage of just would not exist, because you would always be looking beyond the errors of this world and would be at one with God’s Will.
You could say, this condition would have you being God’s Will, and this opens the way for the power of manifestation as yours.
Now, at this present moment, can you see who you truly are?
Now can see how manifesting your desires are in your power simply by being aligned to your true free will—which is also God’s Will?
In some cases it’s the little things you prefer that make a distinction.
Did you understand I was able to manifest the life I desire by making one little psychological modification? Gain access to complimentary Manifestation Breakthrough Kit here:
Seriously, I kid you not … one basic modification got me the life I desire.
Do you understand exactly what that modification was? It was connected to my subconscious mind structure experienced as spiritual direction.
It’s difficult to think, however if you wish to get the life you want follow the suggestions throughout this article. It will break down exactly what you have to do.
You hire coaches, courses, programs, occasions, books, you call it!
Does visualization meditation actually work to obtain the life you want while in this world?
I indicate to really achieve exactly what we desire in life and for attracting prosperity and abundance, and does meditation for success really help?
And everything assists for a little while, however absolutely nothing appears to actually provide you the individual improvement you’re looking for.
Can we TRANSFORM?
Get lined up with producing the life you desire, internally, from within you, and after that show your development to your product world.
The Course in Miracles states, “Dreams reveal you that you have the power to make a world as you would have it be, due to the fact that you wish to see it.”
Exactly what I desire you to comprehend is it’s not about the technique.
Technique is just 20% of it. Now, do you understand where that seed of wrong-minded perceptions stem from?
Once again, I state, for those that understand my story about manifesting my future from a prison cell understand why I can show that it begins in the power of your subconscious mind.
You see, whether we like it or not, your subconscious mind is PROGRAMMED to COMPARE … from the earliest of ages.
Does not it make good sense that all you have to do is … reprogram your subconscious through visualization meditation and be open to spiritual direction?
(I also suggest this related article on why manifesting love always with a life of purpose and passion gets you the life you want.)
To manifesting the life you want,
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