Mind Illusions or Reality or Both?
What goes on in our minds seems so real and for the moment you are living it, it is real. Whether you are bipolar, angry, depressed, an alcoholic, what goes on in or minds seems so real.
Ernest Holmes the founder of Science of Mind says this: "There is no such thing as your mind, my mind, his mind, her mind and God's Mind; there is just Mind in which we all live, move and have our being. There is Mind and nothing but Mind. We think of Conscious Mind and Spirit as One and the Same.
Things are ideas. What else could they be? There is nothing out of which to make things, except ideas. In the beginning we behold nothing visible; there is only an infinite possibility, a Limitless Imagination, a Consciousness; the only action of this Consciousness being idea.
That which we call our subjective mind is, in reality, our identity in Infinite Mind; in other words, it is the result of our mental attitudes. It is our mental atmosphere or center in universal Subjective Mind, in which are retained all the images, impressions, inherited tendencies and race suggestions as far as we accept them."
All spiritual teachings know that there are always conflicting thoughts going on inside our minds. It is like we are always fighting with ourselves.
We should never stop learning about ourselves. Our spirituality, our mental well being, our lives and how happy we are depend on it.
Mind Illusions are real and we can control our thoughts and how we react to them.
An old Grandfather said to his grandson, who came to him with anger at a friend who had done him an injustice, "Let me tell you a story
too, at times, have felt a great hate for those that have taken so
much, with no sorrow for what they do.
But hate wears you down, and does not hurt your enemy.
It is like taking poison and wishing your enemy would die.
I have struggled with these feelings many times." He continued, "It is as if there are two wolves inside me.
One is good and does no harm. He lives in harmony with all around him, and does not take offense when no offense was intended.
He will only fight when it is right to do so, and in the right way.
But the other wolf, ah! He is full of anger. The littlest thing will set him into a fit of temper. He fights everyone, all the time, for no reason.
He cannot think because his anger and hate are so great. It is helpless anger, for his anger will change nothing.
Sometimes, it is hard to live with these two wolves inside me, for both of them try to dominate my spirit."
The boy looked intently into his Grandfather's eyes and asked, "Which one wins, Grandfather?"
The Grandfather smiled and quietly said, "The one I feed."
Study this website as well as exploring other teachings and I promise you will have a better understanding of who you are and how to create more happiness in you life.