Monday, May 12, 2008

LETTING GOD BE GOD


In your subconscious mind is the creative process of the ages, the process which every successful person has used.

It cannot refuse to serve you. It has no favorites, and it knows no limitations. It awaits your demand that it acts. Upon your demand, it proceeds to fulfill this demand without stress or strain. The mental machinery of your subconscious mind moves into action in orderly ways and draws upon resources far greater than the conscious mind could ever know. No wonder that modern metaphysicians call this function of mind "God." They sense the magnitude of its ability and they use this tremendous creative potential to produce what they want in life.


All of this is already in you. The great use it. The non-great do not, so they remain the non-great.

Decide upon some thing, situation or condition that you want right now in your present life. Be definite in this decision. Do not limit your decision by investigating the probable reasons why it will never happen. That is the detour to nothing. All false speculations of defeat have to be ruled out of your consciousness. If they enter into the decision for even a fleeting moment, the decision is robbed of authority and the subconscious mind cannot act upon it. You do not need to know how the final result will come to pass. That is the function of the subconscious. It has ways and means that, if they were known, would stagger the intellect.

Say to your subconscious:


"This is my decision. I now authorize you to accomplish this. I have total confidence in your abilities and resources. I authorize this without any reservation. I do not place this demand in a framework of time or condition. It is a free demand now established in my subconscious mind. This mind now has it clearly."

Then relax and let your subconscious have free reign. Keep clear of all doubt. Keep clear of all worry. God, in your subconscious as your subconscious, is the power and the mind that accomplishes your desire.

Let God be God, and keep your hands off the process.


Your subconscious will reveal to your conscious mind directions to take and ways to proceed. Idea will follow idea in perfect order and sequence. You become the observer of the creative process now taking place in you. From the observation point in the conscious mind, you watch what you wanted to have happen, happen. You are under no strain.

You are the observer and the participant.




excerpt from "The Power of Decision"
by Raymond Charles Barker



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posted by Señor Enrique at 5:00 AM


16 Comments:

Blogger nutart said...

what better visual to accompany this thought-provoking passage, Eric!

I have learned from my many readings on spirituality writers' musings that although the names or terms may vary, the content remains the same. Mind goes for logic. Consciousness for some may be the subconscious for others..etc. Kaya with religious fundamentalists, they'd rather stick with the comfortable usages like Jesus or Allah.
Anything that pushes you to "create" be it from a simple experimental recipe to nurturing your dog friend without the aid of a vet requires going within and believing that you are divinely guided.
Another point I would like to come up since you have come up with this passage...wala pa akong natutunugan na Pinoy who comes up with such spiritual books. Puro Westerners. Not that I mind but their situations are usually far from ours. And I guess, the only ones most go to for reflections or two are their local churches here.
Do you know of a good Pinoy spiritual writer, Eric?

May 12, 2008 9:41 AM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

I'm sure there are local writers who expound on man's ability to tap his own potentialities -- to lead a more empowering and fulfilling human experience -- Bernadette.

However, the country, being of clannish mentality, may not be too supportive of "thinkers" who expound simple and progressive perspectives however effective.

May 12, 2008 12:12 PM  

Blogger mirage2g said...

The photo alone along with the title is very powerful! Great shilouette shot Senor, as usual your photo is an inspiration!

Great read too! Have a happy week po!

May 12, 2008 3:56 PM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

Thank you, Mirage!

May 12, 2008 5:27 PM  

Blogger nutart said...

can't help but post another comment :-) Hope you don't mind, Eric...

Most spiritual thinkers usually expound on solitude and quiet reflection as the path to knowing one's Divinity. I agree with that. But with the Filipino's propensity to social or as we say clannish mentality, I can see that there is a unique form of spirituality that hasn't been defined yet...or that I haven't read anyone write about. Although, I have come across a lot of Westerners who find us their "teachers" in how it is to live Life. There can be something there, isn't it?

May 12, 2008 5:49 PM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

There can be something there all right, Bernadette! And it's absolutely worth exploring.

May 12, 2008 7:10 PM  

Blogger luna miranda said...

"Do not limit your decision by investigating the probable reasons why it will never happen. That is the detour to nothing. All false speculations of defeat have to be ruled out of your consciousness."

I should print, burn and drink this!:D

It's not always easy to decide on something and leave it up to God. There's always an element of uncertainty, fear of failure, rejection, etc. Human nature lives in doubt. But still we continue to dream, create, hope, believe. Perhaps we were programmed to doubt...so we continue to seek the truth. Hay naku, Eric...malapit na ako mag nosebleed!:D

I love the photo. They seem to be waiting for rapture!

May 12, 2008 7:11 PM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

Lol ... things can be overwhelming at times, Luna?

However, whenever I'm up against something bigger than I think I could manage to handle, I always say to myself: "There is no fear, no doubt, no uncertainty in my mind. I have complete faith and trust in myself because I have complete trust and faith in God."

Try it some time; it works for me :)

May 12, 2008 8:01 PM  

Anonymous caryn said...

Eric, your photograph really says it all. very inspiring.

i agree that the mind can be conditioned to accomplish things. we just have to open ourselves up to the possibilities. ;-)

May 12, 2008 11:34 PM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

Thank you very much, Caryn.

Glad that you recognize the wisdom in this excerpt which I've posted in response to an email I received from a good friend.

quote

Why Is The Philippines Poor?

Dear Friends,

Here is a good article sent by Dr. Arsenio Martin of
Fort Arthur, Texas ..
Enjoy reading.


THE DIFFERENCE


The difference between the poor countries and the rich
ones is not the age of the country:

This can be shown by countries like India & Egypt ,
that are more than 2000 years old, but are poor.


On the other hand, Canada , Australia & New Zealand ,
that 150 years ago were inexpressive, today are
developed countries, and are rich.


The difference between poor & rich countries does not
reside in the available natural resources.

Japan has a limited territory, 80% mountainous,
inadequate for agriculture & cattle raising, but it is
the second world economy. The country is like an
immense floating factory, importing raw materials from
the whole world and exporting manufactured products.

Another example is Switzerland, which does not plant
cocoa but has the best chocolate in the world. In its
little territory they raise animals and plant the soil
during 4 months per year. Not enough, they produce
dairy products of the best quality! It is a small
country that transmits an image of security, order &
labor, which made it the world's strongest, safest
place.

Executives from rich countries who communicate with
their counterparts in poor countries show that there
is no significant intellectual difference.

Race or skin color are also not important: immigrants
labeled lazy in their countries of origin are the
productive power in rich European countries.

What is the difference then? The difference is the
attitude of the people, framed along the years by the
education & the culture & flawed tradition.

On analyzing the behavior of the people in rich &
developed countries, we find that the great majority
follow the following principles in their lives:

1. Ethics, as a basic principle.
2. Integrity.
3. Responsibility.
4. Respect to the laws & rules.
5. Respect to the rights of other citizens.
6. Work loving.
7. Strive for savings & investment.
8. Will of super action.
9. Punctuality.
10. and of course...Discipline

In poor countries, only a minority follow these basic
principles in their daily life.

The Philippines is not poor because we lack natural
resources or because nature was cruel to us. In fact,
we are supposedly rich in natural resources.

We are poor because we lack the correct attitude. We
lack the will to comply with and teach these
functional principles of rich & developed societies.


But those may happen because of your lack of
discipline & laziness, your love for intrigue and
politics, your indifference to saving for the future,
your stubborn attitude.


If you love your country, let this message circulate
so that many Filipinos could reflect about this, &
CHANGE, ACT!

unquote

May 13, 2008 7:00 AM  

Anonymous vonskie said...

the photo says it all :)
sometimes in our own humanity, we try to control things and we often forget God to just let Him be. i had my share of struggles with God but then the moment I decided to let Him take control, i was just full of peace.

nice entry you have here. just dropping by. can i link you up?

cheers!

May 13, 2008 11:29 AM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

Thank you, Vonskie.

As they say, "let go and let God!"

May 13, 2008 6:29 PM  

Blogger BW said...

A beautiful sunset pic and a very thought provoking article indeed :)

May 14, 2008 1:02 PM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

Thank you, BW! Thought I'd share what I think may be effective tools in helping others attain their ideal life situation.

May 14, 2008 8:27 PM  

Blogger mimi said...

wow...thanks for sharing this..

i love this line:

"The non-great do not, so they remain the non-great."

i love silhouettes too!

May 17, 2008 12:46 AM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

My pleasure, Mimi. Glad you enjoyed this post :)

Thanks!

May 17, 2008 7:27 AM  

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