God Is Love by Alan Tutt http://www.KeysToPower.com
God is Love, and so being, can only be reached through Love.
A friend and I were talking recently about Power of Prayer and why it is so important to hold feeling of Love while praying. The reason that most people don't get answers they seek in prayer is because they pray while feeling hurt, angry, lonely, or guilty.
Prayer is more than act of making temporary contact with God, however, and every moment of our day counts towards overall 'prayer' of our lives.
When most of us think about God, we think about an Infinite Being, with Infinite Love, Wisdom, and Power. Few of us ever acknowledge Divine nature of people and things we experience daily. And yet, with a little logic, we reach understanding that everyone and everything we encounter is an expression of God.
Let's consider this for a moment, and see where it leads. I'm sure result will astound you.
Most accepted creation stories begin somewhat like "In beginning, God created universe and everything in it." If God created universe and everything in it, what did He use to create it with? Since most of us will agree that God was only thing that existed before universe was created, then logic shows that only thing God could have used to create universe was Himself. And so, God took a part of His own essence to create universe and everything that exists today, including us.
This is one of basic teachings of Keys To Power. When you understand that you are a manifestation of God (created from God's own essence), you have a much easier time creating whatever experiences you want in your life through prayer. Students of Keys To Power will recognize that essence of God that was used to create everything was Power itself. This essence can be called anything, but since it is basic Power we use to direct our lives, calling it Power is a matter of convenience.
But Power is not only aspect of essence of God. Love and Wisdom are also 2 very important aspects of this perfect essence. And just as we are manifestations of God's Power, we are also manifestations of God's Wisdom and Love.
One of techniques in Keys To Power system is to tap into Infinite Wisdom of God. The only reason that this technique works is because we ourselves have all of qualities and characteristics of God within us. Thus, we have capacity for Infinite Wisdom, and can make use of this to make wise choices in our lives. Not sure which job opportunity to take? Confused by all choices of business opportunities that are available to you? Wondering if you should marry person you've been dating? Tap into Source of All Wisdom within you and find all answers you need.
The question that comes up most is "How do I tap into Source of God within me?"
Growing up in a country that is primarily Christian oriented, most of my experience is with that religion. I also tend to run into more people who profess to follow this religion than any others. And so, I will use it mostly for my examples. Other religions usually have similar teachings, and so I will leave it to practitioners of these other religions to interpret what I say in terms of their own religion.
In Christian Bible, ministry of Jesus Christ had 2 main components. Love and Faith. Christ taught that as long as we had faith, then whatever we asked for in prayer would be given to us. But He also said that we were to love everyone, but most importantly, to love God "with all your heart, with all your mind, and with all your soul".
Many of His followers were able to perform same miracles that He Himself performed - healing sick, casting out 'devils' (curing mental illness as modern people would see it), and more. Considering this fact, then message that Christ was teaching must be central Key to tapping into Power that we seek. And if this is so, then just by following these 2 simple principles we should be able to perform even minor miracles, such as increasing our financial prosperity, developing better health, creating harmonious relationships, and attaining peace of mind.
But as many people ask, "How do I have faith?"
This was a question I struggled with myself for many years. The question can be rephrased to be "How do I believe in something I've never experienced?" This question led to some startling answers. It came down to 2 options. Either 1, you simply choose to have faith, which means that you pretend that you believe, or 2, you hypnotize yourself into believing.
Many people are able to use first option, and in fact, most of New Thought Movement is based on this idea. Affirmations and affirmative prayer are both based on idea that we can choose to believe in something we've not yet experienced. But these techniques are also somewhat hypnotic in nature. Students of most New Thought systems are taught to repeat their affirmations over and over again until they see results. The constant repetition is a standard hypnotic principle, very similar to how advertising persuades you to buy things you don't really need.