Mysticism and Miracles
September 7, 2013
Many people believe in miracles but tend to deny the idea of mysticism. There actually two definitions of mysticism. The first is: the belief that union with a Deity or the absolute, or the spiritual apprehension of knowledge inaccessible to the intellect, may be attained through contemplation and self-surrender.
The second definition for mysticism is a completely different take, defining mysticism as “belief characterized by self-delusion or dreamy confusion when based on the assumption of occult qualities.”
The mystics of old thought they were in a rare and exotic group to have the magnitude of spiritual understanding enough to produce a change in critical mass and intrinsic human beliefs. Just to discuss spirituality was a rare behavior before the early nineteen hundreds, expect to say, perhaps that you do believe and agree with what has been taught by someone scholarly or ordained.
Thank heavens for people like Ernest Holmes and Charles and Myrtle Filmore fwho forged a way to new thought about mysticism and understanding spiritual law. Myrtle Filmore believed in miracles enough to change a fatal diagnosis to a complete healing. She believed that miracles actually existed? How powerful would a mind need to be to change water into wine?
The truth is in words of Jesus, actually. Unless you become like a child, you will not understand or know the kingdom of God (paraphrased). Only a child will open his heart or mind to a parent in a yielding way to be changed, altered, influenced, and taken care of. Jesus tells us in His words that we must become like those small child to receive from the heavens that which is rightfully ours.
Have you ever noticed a child of affluence? These children grow to understand that they have the world in their tiny hands before they ever get the chance to experience life. It is a learned behavior as a result of having influence and money, generally. We must begin to see ourselves as affluent in the laws of spirit. I see myself as a child of Unlimited Good and Wisdom. Can you? I want to live in a world where we are not looking for miracles, but trying to find where there isn’t one!
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