Most people who relate to the word, "God," will describe God with words such as -
- Everywhere Present
Even those who do not use the word, "God," can surely see some of these same attributes in nature. All powerful...yes, Mother Nature can be when she wants to be. All loving? Well, maybe that's not the wording someone speaking in terms of science would use when describing nature, but we certainly are provided a lot on this earth...enough to sustain us since life first appeared. That would pretty much cover "benevolent," too.
The point is that in either case, why aren't we using what's been given to us to stay well? If God is all of these wonderful things, and if life on this planet is a natural occurrence, then why are we so content with so much less than is possible for us?
God is able!!!! And so are WE! We are created in the image and likeness of God!!!
We limit ourselves through our spiritual lack of insight, faith, trust and willingness to obey the Laws. What are the Laws? The Law of Spirit us Love.
We limit ourselves through improper use of the mind every time we use it to think negative thoughts which bring our inherited power down. We in fact deny our own power. We were created in the image and likeness of God! Look back to those words on the list above. Those words are what we're created in the image of, if that's what we believe God to be! The Law of the mind is to think only Good, for what we think, we create.
We limit ourselves physically through misuse of our physical bodies. We were given proper food, water, air, herbs, aromas, and everything else we need in the physical environment to sustain us, and yet we eat junk food, hardly slow down to breathe, we use synthetic drugs instead of herbs, synthetic fragrances instead of natural ones, and we drink coffee, alcohol and soda pop far more than water in this day and age. Then we wonder why we are sick! Exercise? Not in this day of remote controls! Sleep? Does anyone sleep well any more?
Even people who do not believe in "God" must admit that with or without the word, we do limit ourselves in these ways, so if you are reading, please understand that I'm going to use the word, "God."
We say we believe God is all-loving, yet so many people think prayer is about convincing God to do favors for them. That's not the true purpose of prayer. Prayer is more for us than for God. In fact, it's all for us. God has already answered our prayers by creating us in the image of the All-Powerful, All-Loving, All-Knowing, Everywhere Present, Benevolent, Almighty Giver of Life! What in the world more do we want??????
We have love in our hearts, so why can't we heal those we love? Well, we can! If they want to be healed, and believe it is possible, and take the necessary steps. You see, everyone was given free will, and if a person doesn't want to be healed, then we can't really do it for them. Sometimes it works, but that's because the part of them that does want it and does believe must have drawn us to them, because really, everyone's life is their own.
We have obligations to others, of course, but that is how the power of love is fulfilled. Do we meet our obligations with love? You can't expect more goodness in your life than you give. (Love God, others and yourself.)
What kinds of thoughts do you think regarding health? Do you believe in disease? Do you believe it has power over your life? Really? More power than the almighty, all-powerful, all-knowing power image of God that you are created in the likeness of? Think about that the next time you think about disease! It has no true power over you.
Any disease you can name has had some who have survived. There are always stories of miracles if you dig deep. The doctors don't usually tell those. They tend to tell the statistics of those who have not survived "terminal" illness. What about thsoe who didn't die? Those are the stories you need to concentrate on!! You want to be one of those statistics, so those are the ones to ask about! The mind is an extremely powerful thing!!!!!!!!! When used correctly it is more powerful than any disease.
Then there are the physical laws with which we need to become more familiar. We would be wise to examine what we believe to be true in this area (back to the mind...use it to study!)...and then ask ourselves if we are acting according to what we believe. Oftentimes we are not. For instance, most people know that certain things they do are not in the best interest of their physical health, but yet they continue the behavior regardless. Why is this? Then they tell themselves they are simply unlucky, or that disease is inherited, or that they must have been exposed to someone's virus or something like that...anything to not have to take responsibility for their own health and change they way they have chosen to live.
Choices in food, drink, medicine and all of our thoughts, words and actions are ours alone, as are the consequences of such. We need to stop blaming heredity, our neighbors and God and simply learn to live in accordance with God's natural laws. People are certainly free to choose their own lifestyle, but to expect to enjoy perfect health while living an unhealthy lifestyle is simply not going to work.
God is three parts...as are we...Spirit, Mind, Body. We have to attend to all three to love God or ourselves, either one. We have to follow the laws. When we do, we will express our true nature. It is natural for us to be well. We are created in the image and likeness of God!!!
It's a lot of responsibility, but the rewards are heaven on earth!
And really, is the responsibility really that hard to bear? God does the work. We only need to not resist or turn the other way. The way we are to follow is Love. We are to keep our mind on the Good and know it is there no matter what appearances say. We are to live Life fully and completely, in full embrace. God is Love, God is Good, God is Life.
God is Almighty. We are created in the image of God. Create the life that you want. Limits only exist in your mind where you think all is not Good. Use the eyes of Love to look for the Good in all of Life. Let thine eye be single...focus only on Good. It is there. It is in you and in every molecule of air you breathe in! God is in every cell of your being. You are created in the image of God. Relax. All we need for spiritual well-being is love, and all we need for our physical self has been provided in nature for us to freely use. Our minds are the part that give us the most trouble. Settle your mind on the Power within and without you, caressing your life with sweet bliss.
This Universe and everything in it came into existence through some kind of Power much greater than human intellect can even suppose, and it has remained in existence for eternity, no matter what happens or what is hurled at it. The dandelion always comes back and life goes on! Turn to this Power for healing Good. Not by begging and pleading. To do so creates God in our image, imagining that favor can be pleaded for. God doesn't have feelings which can be persuaded. God is already unconditional Love!
I cannot say it enough...God is Love, God is Good, God is Life. This is God's will for us. We are also made of these things...Love, Goodness and Life. This is God's will for us, to keep the Laws of Love, Goodness and Life and to thereby manifest heaven right here on this earth.
"I desire to do your will, O my God; your
law is within my heart." (Psalm 40:8)My God is Able! Please watch the video below.
"Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven." (Matthew 6:10)
Dr. Jody Evans,ND, CTN, CNHP, D.D.
Founding Minister and Director of Healing Ministries
Essentials of Life Holistic Enrichment Center...A Place to Come Together and GROW!!!
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