2019 December

12/1/19 We train ourselves to behold the presence and activity of God in everything.

Joel Goldsmith

12/2/19 I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.

Henry David Thoreau

12/3/19 We don’t teach meditation to young monks. They are not ready for it until they stop slamming doors.

Thich Nhat Hahn

12/4/19 No words can express your understanding of God. You are it.

Emma Curtis Hopkins

12/5/19 – You have absolute freedom to choose in every instant.

Stephen C. Paul – Inneractions

12/6/19 Have no fear of tomorrow; enjoy today. Refuse to carry the corpse of a mistaken yesterday.

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 432

12/7/19 Each receives what he asks for, accepting to his ability to receive.

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 45

12/8/19 The greatest gift you can give to someone is to receive what they have to offer.


12/9/19 Gratitude is not only a virtue but it is part of a practical philosophy of daily life. There is no wiser way of living than to remember every morning what Life has given us, and to lift our thoughts in thankfulness for every bounty we possess.

Ernest Holmes – The Power of an Idea – p.26

Posted thru 12/09 on 11/28

12/14/19 Life is a blessing or a curse, according to the use we make of it. In the long run, no one judges us but ourselves and no one condemns us but ourselves

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 382

12/15/19 Be prepared at all times for the gifts of God and be ready always for new ones. For God is a thousand times more ready to give than we are to receive.

Meister Eckhart

12/16/19 A Presence abides in us, a transcendental presence which cannot be described, but is recognized in meditation.

Joel Goldsmith

12/17/19 – We shall behold a new heaven and a new earth, not in some far off place but here and now.

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 147

12/18/19 – The eyes brighten with friendliness and great cheer, when animated by the light of love, joy, faith or noble purpose.

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 231

12/19/19 – Always make your statements in the PRESENT TENSE, such as, I am or I have. Your subconscious mind is such an obedient servant that if you declare in the future tense, I want or I will have, then that is where it will always stay — just out of your reach in the future.

Louise Hay – You can Heal Your Life

12/20/19 We should learn to let go of our mistakes and remember them no longer against ourselves.

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 502

12/21/19 The words I am are potent words. Be careful what you hitch them to. The thing that you are claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you.

A.L. Kitselman

12/22/19 – Never limit your view of life by any past experience.

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 187

12/23/19 To awaken oneself is to be healed made prosperous, happy and satisfied.

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 488

12/24/19 If you think you are enlightened, go spend a week with your family.

Ram Dass

12/25/17 Pure religion manifests itself through acts of kindness . . . It unifies with all humanity

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 499-500

12/26/19 The Mind of God is working in and through us.

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 496

12/27/19 – A smile costs nothing but gives much. It reaches those who receive without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory sometimes lasts a lifetime.

Yeshiva Synagogue of Staten Island Prayer Book

12/28/19 If is is God’s pleasure to give us the Kingdom, then it should be our privilege to accept it.

Ernest Holmes – The Science of Mind – p. 405

12/29/19 – The diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor the man perfected without trials.

Chinese Proverb

12/30/19 – Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.

Marilyn Monroe

12/31/19 Infinity is within us at this and every moment.

Joel Goldsmith