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The Manifest Universe Is The Body Of God, With Edward Viljoen


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There is a well-known phrase that comes directly from our statement of beliefs: We believe that the manifest universe is the body of God.  It is so freeing to realize that we are already home in the heart of the Creator.  It is so wonderful to understand that here and now is where we belong and that will be the case eternally.  It is humbling to realize that in this life and the next—and the previous, for that matter—we will continue to have the power to create heaven or hell with the power of our mind.

Ernest Holmes wrote in The Science of Mind, on page 594.2 that “It is necessary that Spirit should manifest in some kind of form, in order that It may come into Self-expression through Self-realization.  This is the meaning of that Creation which is eternally going on.  Form is always effect . . . never cause. . . .”  This is a reminder that although reality is very real and solid and must be treated with respect and maturity, at the same time creative mind in us has the ability to transform, evolve and create things anew.





Join me in affirming this week: 

I know that each life, being, and all of creation is the joyous expression of Universal Spirit! I delight in Creation.  I enjoy Creation. I honor Creation. I care for all living Beings and expressions of Life!  

 Every week I invite you to join me with this process of affirming an idea and posting it on the social media of your choice.  If you have done so, I would love to hear from you about the results.  You can email me at edward@cslsr.org.  I’d love to hear from you.

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You Cannot Disconnect From Life, With Edward Viljoen

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We see a world in which we live and grow as One Global Family that respects and honors the interconnectedness of all life



The Global Vision—which is the vision of our international movement—invites us to imagine a world in which we live and grow as One Global Family, respecting and honoring the interconnectedness of all life.  

Dr. Ernest Holmes wrote in This Thing Called Life (1943):(p. 108.4) that we ought never to think “..that you can live disconnected from that which is Life.  If you wish to call this conscious union with Life religion, well and good, for it is the essence of every religion.  If you wish to call conscious union with the wholeness of things spirituality, well and good, for it is the very essence of spirituality.”  

Join me in affirming this week, “Today I see every person as part of the ONE.   I celebrate the diversity of our Global Family! I extend compassion, service, and care as Universal Love pours through me onto all people!  Every week I invite you to join me with this process of affirming an idea and posting it on the social media of your choice.  If you have done so, I would love to hear from you about the results.  You can email me at edward@cslsr.org.  I’d love to hear from you.

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You are united with all.  You are one with the eternal Light Itself.  The Presence of Spirit within you blesses everyone you meet, tends to heal everything you touch, brings gladness into the life of everyone you contact.  Therefore, you are a blessing to yourself, to humankind and to the day in which you live.  (p. 9.1)

                    Dr. Ernest Holmes, Thoughts Are Things, page 91.


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A Personal Experience of the Divine with Edward Viljoen

Dr. Ernest Holmes wrote, “Spirit is at the center of each one of us.  To It we may come for guidance, and from It we may draw both inspiration and the power to live, stand, walk, or sit.  From the Upanishads, we read: ‘The Silent One, the Knower, ever resting in us, may walk, stand, sit, lie down and do anything at his sweet will.” (page 114, Living the Science of Mind, by Ernest Holmes)

Science of Mind teaches that happiness is a result of being in right relationship to the Indwelling Presence at our center.

Join me in affirming this week, “The Indwelling Presence is alive, alert, awake and enthusiastic within me now.  I live my life in the promise of the peace that It brings me and into the lives of those around me!”

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Kinship With All Life, with Edward Viljoen

April is all about Kinship with All Life.  That’s the theme across Centers for Spiritual Living all over.  We are focusing on the notion that all life is interconnected through the divine Intelligence that created it all.  With this idea in mind, we are exploring the idea that the limits of time, space and situation cannot separate us from each other.  For this reason, our topic this week is “Place No Limit on Principle.”  It is a reminder to think big and boldly when it comes to using the creative energy that we were created to use.

Join me in affirming this week, There is a Power for Good in the Universe, and I can use It! I use It every time I think!!  Every week I invite you to join me with this process of affirming an idea and posting it on the social media of your choice.  If you have done so, I would love to hear from you about the results.  You can email me at edward@cslsr.org.  I’d love to hear from you.

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Know your own mind. Train yourself to think what you wish to think; be what you wish to be; feel what you wish to feel, and place no limit on Principle!

                    Dr. Ernest Holmes, The Science of Mind, page 188.

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