By aligning yourself with thoughts of infinite love for yourself and others, you gain dominion over the lower thought forms of the world. This way is not a substitute for any worldly path to success so much as an inner way that informs all others. It is a path to material abundance through immaterial means, and a set of spiritual keys to worldly power.The ways of spirit are not the ways of sacrifice, but rather a way of opening yourself fully to the infinite glories of the universe. The glories are there. They merely await your acceptance.
A living, breathing reflection of love
The universe is set up to work on your behalf. The world is not a giant, uncaring, random, expression of biological processes, but rather a living, breathing reflection of love for all living things. The universe itself is miraculous. You do not have to believe this, of course. It might not feel that way to you at all.
But spiritual laws aren’t called ‘the good news’ for nothing. Spiritual truth is always at work, beyond what the eye can see. It describes an invisible ‘other world’ that exists in a realm beyond our mortal circumstances.
Our interaction with the spiritual world is governed by our thoughts.. When we know this truthand consciously align our thoughts with it – sometimes even despite how we feel – we activate its spiritual power. We transform our mortal circumstances by bringing our thoughts about them into alignment with a world that lies beyond.
Our power lies in believing that something else is possible
If you think of yourself as being at the effect of a random universe that does not care about you, then you will experience your life that way. If you think of yourself as being at the effect of a loving universe that does care about you, then you will experience your life that way.
No matter what is happening in our lives, we choose how we wish to think about it. And the greatest gift we give ourselves is often our willingness to change our minds. Despite what might seem to be the saddest and most intractable situation, we have the power to believe that something else is possible, that things can change, that a miracle can happen.
This simple shift in how we think can make all the difference in what happens next. How we think releases an infinite number of possibilities that could not have occurred had we not believed that they were possible. Such is the power of our thoughts to attract as well as deflect miraculous breakthroughs.
Free will means you can think whatever you want to think. You cannot, however, make untrue what is true or true what is untrue. The universe does care about you. The universe is capable of bringing miraculous transformation to any situation of brokenness or lack. Regardless of what has happened in your life, the universe is able and prepared to bring you comfort and repair.
You are loved, and your purpose is to love. From a mind filled with infinite love comes the power to create infinite possibilities. We have the power to think in ways that reflect and attract all the love in the world. Such thinking is called enlightenment. Enlightenment is not a process we work toward, but a choice available to us in any instant.
Enlightenment is the answer to every problem. In any situation where you seem to be at the effect of forces over which you have no control, remember that God dwells within your mind, and there are no forces over which He has no control. Therefore, through His power within you, there are no mortal conditions over which you are powerless. Whenever your good is obscured by the appearances of a non-loving world, the universe is programmed to lift you out of that condition and return you to an abundant state.
From The Law of Divine Compensation © 2013 by Marianne Williamson, published by HarperOne.