1.20-11

(1.20) A recognition of the omnipresence of spiritual power and a desire to be a recipient of its beneficial effects are necessary for spiritual methods to be used.

Spiritual power is the power os the individual to think. This power is omnipresent because it exists within every thinking individual. A desire to be a recipient of its beneficial effects refers to the initiative of the individual to direct their attention to produce a specific change of perception/result. This conscious participation is what we call spiritual methods.

(1.19) The advantage of spiritual methods is they are always available.

Spiritual Methods are always available because as long as we are conscious, we can (re)direct our attention.

(1.18) The secret to the solution of every problem is to apply spiritual truth.

Truth is whatever we direct our attention to. It is spiritual because or thoughts interact with creative potential, which determines our perception of conditions.

(1.17) The nature of truth is spiritual.

Directed attention produces a corresponding feeling. Feeling is the basis for belief, hence, truth.

(1.16) We may know the truth by a recognition of the fact that truth is the vital principle of the universe and, therefore, omnipresent.

What we believe (truth) is the catalyst for all perception. Perception, in turn, produces action. This is what makes belief/truth the vital principle.

(1.15) If the premise is false, we are unable to form a conception of the results that may ensue.

A false premise is when the story we are told and/or believe contradicts with our thought and/or desire. These contradictions create neurosis.

(1.14) If we know the truth, we can readily predict the outcome of any action based on a true premise.

A true premise is when our belief is in sync with our desires.

(1.13) A knowledge of the truth is the underlying condition necessary for every business transaction and social relation.

A knowledge of the truth is a knowledge of what we, and others, believe.

(1.12) Constructive thinking is the condition precedent for all constructive action.

Constructive action is action that supports our ideal state/desire. Constructive thinking is action that supports our ideal state/desire.

(1.11) Well-doing is the imperative condition for all well-being.

Well-doing refers to how we treat others. Well-being refers to how we feel about ourselves.

 

 

 

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