THINK NEW THOUGHTS ~

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THINK NEW THOUGHTS ~

…not a tired old rehash of the history of old thoughts, but the excitement of a limitless future! The NOW pulls me out of the confines of my stories of the past. The past is not here unless I bring it here. Always look forward! Have you noticed that a horse or a bicycle or a car will go in the direction of your gaze? So will your life. Never look back. All of us posses a Genius that is usually not recognized and is therefore unused.

So, I invite you to get comfortable, relax your body, close your eyes and focus your attention on the area of your heart. Feel the love there. Bring your attention to your inner genius, the part of you that already knows – everything. (Yes it does!) Notice the power and greatness! Enjoy the possibilities, the new story, your new life! Here is your bliss! Here you can truly be happy! This is where LIfe is ideal! When ready, open your eyes and gently move your body into the new way of being. Give it form in the world. Embody it!

Science has proven that the Universe is limitless. Religious Science (Science Of Mind) has proven to me that there are no limits to life! Stay happy in the ideal made real!

 

HIT IT!

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The common belief that as one grows older one needs to become decrepit and dysfunctional is simply not so! I have come to believe that just the opposite is true! I have learned that each of us is born with a purpose, a burning desire to be and do great things, never before even imagined things, an ideal life of limitless peace, joy, love, beauty and health. It all started about ten years ago when the groom of a wedding I was officiating at Logan Shoals Vista Point said, “Wow! How old are you, anyway?” I did not realize my appearance was “elderly.” I mean, really? Then, later on, when preparing to perform the wedding of an Asian couple at the same location, we started walking out the trail to the overlook and they flanked me and took both my arms to assist me in walking! I felt sort of embarrassed! I did not realize that many Asians are taught by their culture to help old people. Also, I did not “get it” that I was old.

About twenty years ago an orthopedist informed me that my right knee needed replacing and that I shouldn’t water ski any more. Also, both of my rotator cuffs were torn and creating quite a bit of pain which limited my range of motion. But I was not willing to believe that doctor. You see, I bought a ski boat at Lake Tahoe back in 1960, then taught myself to water ski and I’ve been a master water skier ever since. So, I just continued water skiing anyway and I went “to work” on the process of healing myself according to what I learned (and taught) in Science of Mind. Once in awhile, I even remembered to take a couple of aspirins for the pain.

Well, that continued until four summers ago when we launched the boat as usual: Gail was my driver, Aiden my newest observer. I leaped into the water, put the ski on my right foot and yelled “Hit it!” I could not get up out of the water! I tried three more times. My right knee just could not support me any longer! I learned that when the body is really damaged, in addition to my spiritual work, I needed modern medical help! About two months ago a master orthopedist, Dr. Eric Boyden (who had previously replaced both of Gail’s hips) performed a total joint replacement for my right knee! It is a complete success and a miracle of healing! But my body is still compromised elsewhere. So, on February 18th, another master orthopedist, Dr. Tom Christensen, also of Reno Orthopaedic Center, will be replacing my left shoulder and then in six more weeks or so, the right! The miracle is, even though I have not advanced spiritually enough to heal myself without medical science, there exists the knowledge and the means to repair my damaged body! And I am responsible for correcting my former erroneous belief that advanced age requires limiting one’s abilities, activities or joy in living! How’s THAT as an example of Oneness? As Ernest Holmes liked to say: “There’s as much God in a pill or a surgeon’s knife as there is in a prayer!” God, Life, you, me ~ everything is SO good! “Hit it!”

 

WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT IT…

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Many times when I find myself feeling uneasy, off center or not good, I have an alternate voice in my head doing my thinking for me. That other thinker (some call it “the committee”) may not have my best interests at heart. In fact, due the the accumulated negative input, this voice may actually have an idea that is in direct opposition to my well being! There exists an unconscious, downward negative pull that is partly the result of the media incessantly reporting the most dramatic story they can find. Since the human animal is hard-wired at the reptilian brain level to look for and respond to threats to insure┬ásurvival, I must consciously engage the neocortex and find a more rational and a happier tale to tell. I need do my own thinking from the highest level possible, not the most sensationalistic. Standing guard at the portals of my consciousness and thinking my best thoughts about my ideal life: that’s what gets me where I want to be! My outer world reflects my inner word. Stay happy and keep breathing! I am!