By Ernest Holmes

"The founding father of the United Church of spiritual technology, a world spiritual flow, provides his uncomplicated religious tenets, displaying readers the way to get involved with nature's forces and God's therapeutic power."—

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All in­ quiry into Truth must begin with the self-evident fact that Life Is. The Truth is that which Is and so is Self-Existent. — Volition means the power o f conscious choice. — Choice means the ability to choose consciously. — W ill means decision coming into execution. Volition, choice and will must be attributes o f Spirit. They mean practically the same thing. We must be careful, however, not to think o f these qualities of Spirit in terms of human or limited thought. When we choose, we choose be­ tween different things; but when Spirit chooses, It simply announces that It is a certain thing.

So he came to this conclusion: “ God made me perfect but He also made me an individual, which means that I can do with myself as I will. I cannot really destroy my body but I can make it most uncomfortable. ” Realizing this to be true, he began to think from this basis, and the organs of the body re­ sponded. He found that thoughts o f peace produced a peaceful condition while thoughts of fear produced a disturbed condition; that confidence made him strong while fear made him weak. In fact, he was able to trace each mental attitude to its physical correspondent.

We know that the legs do not walk; for, if severed from the body, they could not carry any one very far. Cut off the hand and see if it could still hold anything in its grasp! Pluck out the eye cuid it cannot see; and so it is with all the organs o f the body. There is a thinker and doer back o f the organism who is using it for a conscious purpose. Th e B o dy U n c o n sc io u s W it h o u t t h e Th in k e r This is a great discovery; for it means that the body without the thinker could neither be sick nor suffer; for without the thinker there could be no movement o f the body.

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