BECK index

Living
In
God’s
Holy
Thoughts

by Sanderson Beck

I gratefully acknowledge that
I learned much of this wisdom
from John-Roger, the Mystical Traveler.

 

Father-Mother God:

May the Light of the Holy Spirit
flow into our sacred hearts,
fill our beingness,
and illuminate our consciousness
for the highest good of all concerned.
In perfect love and understanding
may we share the spiritual blessings
which are our birthright
as living divine souls.
May the Light bring to life
in our awareness
the true spiritual essence
signified by the words written herein.
Through Your Grace we receive.



There is one consciousness,
the consciousness of God.
There is one being,
the beingness that is absolute.
There is one Light,
the Light of the Holy Spirit.
There is one truth,
the truth that is eternal.
There is one energy,
the energy of life.
There is one action,
the action of evolution.
There is one love,
and that is the divine love.

The soul is
a creative spark of divine fire
and a direct extension of God
in the form of an individual.
The soul is
infinite, eternal, and perfect.
Not one soul will be lost.
The soul has no beginning and no end.
All souls return to the Supreme God.

Pure energy cannot be destroyed
although it may go through
many changes and transformations.
The energy of the life force
which animates human beings
expresses the divine qualities
of intelligence and love.

In humans the soul is incarnate
and may become consciously aware
of itself as the divine Light in all.

The Light is
eternally present,
infinitely beautiful,
supremely good,
divinely loving,
and truth in manifestation.
Who can define it?
It is.

The Light is in all things.
In this Light
we are one
with all creation.
We are the Light.

Talking about the Light
is better than not knowing about it.
Understanding the Light
is better than talking about it.
Using the Light is better still.
Being the Light is best of all.

When we ask for the Light
for the highest good of all concerned,
the result is always good for everyone.
This is asking for the highest God.
So the Holy Spirit assures that
what is best for the situation occurs.


Human beings experience God
as Light and Sound.
We can ask for the Light,
and work with it for the benefit of all.
We can participate in the Sound
and return on it into the heart of God.

Light is:

Living
In
God’s
Holy
Thoughts


Sound is:

Singing
Of
Ultimates
Now
Divine


The Light of the Holy Spirit
is absolutely free.
It is always present
whether we know it or not,
When we ask for it,
we receive its help instantaneously.
We can use it in any situation,
and we can never wear it out,
since it is inexhaustible.


We can send the Light
to any person or situation.
Instead of worrying,
place it in the Light of perfect wisdom,
in God's loving hands.
What is more practical and useful
than all-knowing, all-powerful love?

Observe the beauty in everything.
Contemplate the truth that is present.
Do what is best for all
in every situation.

Always use love all ways
by Living In God’s Holy Thoughts.

Use what works for you.
Let go of what is not working for you,
and move to what will work for you.

God gives us
only what we can handle.
No one is ever given anything
that they are not able to handle.

The situation you are in now
is the lesson you have created
for yourself by your own actions.
How you handle it now
determines your future situation.

As God in manifestation
we are responsible for what we create.
The soul attracts to itself
the positive essences
truth, love, joy, peace, and success.
Negative actions that disturb creation
are re-cycled by the law of karma,
cause and effect, action and reaction,
until our consciousness is balanced
by acceptance and understanding.
Disrupting action creates karma;
negative reaction perpetuates karma.
Change disrupting action to love,
and negative reaction
to acceptance and understanding,
and experience love,
joy, peace, and success.
These divine attributes do not disturb
the harmony of God’s creation.

The law of infinity is
that all actions return to their source.

Open to the Spirit by accepting.
See the Spirit by understanding.
Move with the Spirit by cooperating.
Be filled with the Spirit in enthusiasm,
and become perfect in the Spirit
through responsibility.

Accepting expressions and experiences
unites our consciousness
with the divine source of all existence.
Accepting does not necessarily mean
believing or agreeing with what occurs,
but it is recognizing that everything
is part of the manifold expression
of Spirit’s creation.
By accepting what is,
we open ourselves to the flow of life.
By not accepting,
we close ourselves off from life.
Whether we accept it or reject it,
life goes on.

The Spirit is always One
and the same essence,
though there are infinite ways
to approach it and express it.

The soul is perfect.
Physical, emotional, and mental things
never will be absolutely perfect.
To become perfect,
move your consciousness
into what is perfect.
Only the mind and the emotions
think and feel right and wrong.
The soul does not judge.
It just is, and it is just.

Fish live in the sea.
Animals live on the land.
Birds live in the air.
Humans live in the mind and emotions.
God lives in all things as Light.

Some think that the Light is a tool.
Actually the mental, emotional,
and physical bodies
are tools for the Light of the soul.

The soul uses the intellect to reason.
Emotions use the mind for reasons, too.
What is the difference between
the intellect and the mind,
rationality and rationalization?

All experience
no matter how it is interpreted
by the mind and emotions
is a gain for the soul.
Can we ever lose experience?
We are the growing totality
of our experience.
Whatever a person’s experiences
and character traits have been,
the Light will purify them
and make use of them for good.

People say, “Be good.”
How can we be good
unless we know God?

Only God knows the good,
but who knows the evil?
Choose therefore one or the other.

God blesses,
and humans love.
Loving is the blessing of God
through our own consciousness.

The loving heart knows all.
Look to the loving heart,
and listen to the inner master
of the soul Light.
Do as the master would do.
The Light gives perfect awareness,
and dwells within you
as the true you.

Only as we speak of God
can we speak of truth.

Love is truth in action.
Love truth,
as the Truth (God) loves you.
Be true to yourself and others,
and love springs forth from you
as a fountain refreshes the world.

To be true to yourself,
you must know yourself.
To know yourself,
you must be honest with yourself.
To be honest with yourself,
you must examine yourself
without illusions.
To do that you must have courage.
It takes great courage
to see the face of God.

Every problem has solutions.
Actually there are only situations
and your experience with them.
Every situation
is brought into balance ultimately.

Souls always get the opportunity
to balance their creations
and perfect themselves.
People call it “reincarnation.”

Mistakes may be repeated
until the lesson is learned.
The law of reversibility tests us
to see if we have really learned.
This Earth is a school
where we can make mistakes
and correct them.
When we pass all our tests,
then we graduate to a higher level.

Planet Earth is a nice place to visit,
but it is not where we live forever.
Soul transcendence
is the best way to travel.
You can be anywhere right now
in a perfect consciousness.
The soul is our eternal home
wherever we go.
That home is where the heart is.

Release yourself from the causality
of emotionality and mentality.
Let your heart take wings,
and your soul fly free in spirituality.
Bring the gift of Light into actuality.

Live and die with every breath
and know you are immortal.
Reach up to the infinite
and breathe the air of the gods.
The harmony of all the universes
is within your soul.

As a joyful loving spiritual being
your action manifests realities
through experience.
As you act, you become.
Act joyfully and experience joy.
Act lovingly and experience love.
Act spiritually and experience God.

What is spiritual?
Living Love
from the center of your being
emanates the Light of the soul.
The soul is a divine river
from the infinite ocean
of Love and Mercy.
From the center of God
flows all life.
God loves all of Its creation.

Ask, and you will receive.
Give, and others will give to you.
Do, and your ability to do will grow.

The nature of life is growth.
A seed sown and watered with love
can grow in divine sunshine,
blossom in beauty,
and yield fulfilling fruit.
Earth is a foundation
for growth toward heaven.
Garbage put aside out of the way
can later be used as fertilizer
in nurturing growth.

The longer people can extend
their lifetime here on this Earth,
the more they can gain spiritually.

Death is only a change in form.
All physical things change.
Whatever takes physical form
eventually corrupts, decays, and dies.
Spirit which is life
continually renews creation,
and acting through natural selection
is the agent of evolution.

The soul is life and gives health.
Although mental, emotional,
and physical bodies
may suffer hurt and disease,
the soul revives them.
The soul can heal bodies.

When the physical body
becomes useless,
the soul leaves it to its elements
and returns to higher worlds
to continue its eternal life.

Death and birth are Spirit’s way
of regenerating life in creation.

Call nothing your own
except your soul.
Everything else is loaned to you to use.

The body is the physical vehicle
for the soul, and its holy temple.
Thinking that you are your body
is like thinking you are a car
when you are driving one;
those things end up
in the junkyard or the graveyard.
Consciousness placed in the Spirit
lives forever and goes with you
when you leave your vehicle.
Pure thoughts, love, and joy
keep the vehicle in good condition,
and purify the temple
for the indwelling Spirit.

Taste the purity of clear water.
Smell the sweetness of fresh air.
Feel the softness of the tenderest touch.
See the finest vision in the endless sky.
Hear the subtlest music in stillness.
Go beyond the senses
and become sensitive to infinity.

Heaven is within you.
Seek heaven first,
and everything can be added to you,
if you still want them.
When you discover the infinite,
of what great value then
are the finite things?

The first stage of awakening
is to realize you’ve been asleep.

Many are called,
but few are chosen,
because few choose
to listen to the call.
Divine Grace awakens
and shows the way,
but does not inflict, force, or control,
because it is freedom.

Crises and tests are placed before us
to make us strong and capable.
Spirit knows how to prepare those
who would be of service to It.

“Love your neighbor as yourself“
implies that you love yourself.
“Do unto others
as you would have them do to you”
can be an infliction
of one’s values on another.
Treat everyone in a harmony
of how they wish to be treated,
and how you wish to treat them,
aware that the essence of your action
will be returned equally to you.
The golden way is living love,
allowing individual freedom,
and yet being one with all.

When taking something
away from someone,
be sure to replace it
with something better.

Dishonesty forfeits divine aid,
for how can the Light of truth
work against itself?
You are the Truth.
When you tell a lie,
you speak against yourself
and the Truth in others;
but when you express freely,
honestly and sincerely,
others may go beyond the words
to the truth that is.

Language is a symbolic system
we use to refer to
the experiences of consciousness.
The Light of intelligence
which we share
enables us to understand
the meaning of the communication.
Communication is
the action of communion
with others, yourself, and God,
and is the essence of community.

Consciousness is
directed by attention,
focused by concentration,
and illuminated by the Light.

HELP comes from

Heaven
Eternally
Loving
People

S incerity: being true to yourself.
U nderstanding: being open and clear.
C ourage: doing what is right.
C harity: giving love.
E nthusiasm: joyful upliftment.
S tability: strength in the Light.
S atisfaction: fulfilling completion.

F ear: ignorance and sense of lack
A lienation: conscious separation.
I llusion: false substitute for reality.
L ying: pretense and deception.
U ncertainty: doubt and confusion.
R esistance: stubborn fighting.
E mptiness: depression and despair.

Let your failures be your lessons
on the path to your success.
Whoever perseveres continues
until success is achieved.

Patience transcends circumstances
by living in the eternal now.
Living is always now.
The past is dead,
and the future is unborn.

Realization of the void
is merging with the eternal.
In absolute emptiness
is found the subtlety of the Light.

Orientation is facing the Light.
Negativity is found in the shadows.
Turn toward Light and find yourself.

If you take counsel of your fears,
you will find yourself betrayed.
Fear is the dark room
where negatives are developed.
Open the door, and Light enters.

Light always overcomes darkness.
Darkness cannot remain
where there is Light.

Show someone the Light,
and they will find their own way.

Light enlightens,
and humans express.
Be aware that Spirit expresses
through you in the present,
and you are living in divine Light.

Hope for the best.
Prepare for the worst.
Aim down the middle.

Attitude is the strongest
determining factor
in human happiness.
Consciousness reflects oneself
and is within our control.
We choose what we become.

Trying brings trials.
Doing gets things done.
Being always is.

Seeing is believing,
but doing is knowing.

If in doubt,
check it out.

Weakness results from lack of use.
Exercise builds strength,
as does overcoming difficulties.
Abilities not used are debilitated.
As we use the abilities we have,
greater abilities are developed.
All things are possible,
but not all things are permitted.
With the Light
the difficult may be accomplished;
the “impossible” takes more effort,
faith that it can be done,
and the vision of how to do it.

Calmness radiates peace.

Overcome the body
and achieve contentment.
Overcome the emotions
and achieve happiness.
Overcome the mind
and achieve wisdom.
Let the soul overcome
and realize immortality.

Surrendering to the soul
is eternal victory.

Conquer yourself,
and you triumph everywhere.
Understand yourself,
and you help humanity.
Be true to yourself,
and you are a Light to the world.

Inspiration breathes in the Holy Spirit,
and the Holy Spirit is everywhere.
Truth belongs
to whoever understands it.
Ideas are not possessed by individuals;
they are part of universal intelligence.

The price of freedom
is eternal watchfulness.
Self-awareness
allows conscious choice.
Action exercises freedom;
reaction is enslaved by circumstances.

By practicing freedom
we learn to be responsible
for what we create and cause,
and thus are educated by the effects
of our own actions and experiences.
True freedom
is not only expressing oneself freely,
but allowing others freedom, too.
It does not inflict or interfere with anyone
so as to constrain them,
for that is note free expression
and would return to the person
by the law of karma or justice.

God created natural laws
to guide humanity
in learning responsible creativity
by making and enacting human laws.
As humanity perfects its understanding
of natural and human laws,
we become aware of spiritual laws.

Only God has free will,
but humans have free choices
within the limits
of natural and divine laws.
Soul exercises free will before birth
in planning a human life.
On Earth humans can choose
how they wish to fulfill
divine patterns that have been created.

God created humans in Its own image,

and man attempted to return the favor.
But humans can only create
physically, imaginatively, emotionally,
mentally, and subconsciously.
These transitory aspects of creation
are reflected images of the Light.
Spirit creates perfectly
the Light of the soul,
giving humans a creative spark,
the true image of God.

Can the finite mind
comprehend what is infinite?
Can a limited consciousness
understand what is without limit?
Visible things are finite and limited.
Infinite and eternal reality is invisible.
Only the soul whose essence is divine
can experience what is akin to itself.

The knower is infinite,
not the knowledge.
The creator is unconditioned,
not the creation.
The reality of the Light
is not experienced as an object,
but rather as the subject of all.
The soul is not what you perceive;
it is the real you.
Who expresses and experiences
the body, emotions, and the mind?
No one can objectify or classify
the pure subject, the soul.

The inner is positive,
and the outer is negative
because the outer reflects
the inner creativity.
Great wealth, happiness,
strength, wisdom, and love
come from within,
and then manifest in the world.
Seeking these in outward illusions
is searching in the shadows.
All the while the realities exist
perpetually in the Light
of our own being.

To become virtuous is difficult
because habits must be changed.
To be virtuous is easy,
because one acts in the best way.
Not to be virtuous is the hardest
because problems are caused.
Virtue is the human power for good,
the application of positive values.

Always live according to your ideals
in order to live fully.
Compromise with the world,
and you can adjust,
Compromise with yourself;
and you lose contact
with part of the reality that you are.

Self-realization is simple
once we remove the blocks
and illusionary garments
with which we have confined
and clothed the soul.

Self-realization unfolds as a flower.
Self-actualization nourishes as fruit.

Marvel at the beauty of being
but also do good works
to contribute to life’s abundance.

Stumbling blocks
become stepping stones
by watching our step.
Blocks can be stood on
to reach into a higher consciousness.

The quest for perfection
is an undying duty to self.
Purity transforms imperfections
through the manifestation
of an infinite love.

Discipline enables us to be free
as we do not allow ourselves
to go into the expressions
which cause us restriction.
Those who achieve self-discipline
become disciples of the Light.

Whoever endures all things is saved.

The Light manages to keep life going
throughout the universes.
It is not too difficult
for It to help us also.

In reality when we turn to the Light
and cooperate with it,
not only are we lifted up,
which sometimes requires some shaking loose,
but also we become spiritual workers
and can help the Light
bring forth the divine plan.
Let us not just ask what God can do for us,
but what we can do for God,
which on this level is to ask,
what we can do for humanity
and all living creatures.
To do for God we must be in God
living in God’s thoughts.
The higher we move into God,
the greater is the love
we have to give.

Spirit loves without taking possession,
accomplishes without taking credit,
and transmutes negativity and lifts
without interfering.

We can always love in silence.
The silence of quietness
is the sound of infinity.

Hu is the Sound of God,
and man is the thinker.
So humans are the God-thinkers.

Humor is more Hu for man.
Laughter is an internal massage
from the joy of the soul.
Or is that an eternal message?

Human beings are living prayers.
Wherever we walk is sacred ground.

Learn from the level above you.
Work the level you are on.
And teach the level below you.

A good teacher works
to become the best student
and shares the learning gained.
By communicating principles,
others can apply them themselves.
The best teacher provides experiences
by which others can learn directly.
Experience is the continuous teacher.

The entire experience of our lives
is our opportunity to learn
through various levels of consciousness
from God through our own souls.
God the Creator is the real teacher,
while creation is our lesson.

Experience brings real knowledge,
which becomes the basis for certainty.
Belief without knowledge
is blind faith.
Seek knowledge
as a foundation for your convictions.
If you find no knowledge,
faith can keep you going until you do.
When you find knowledge,
test it with experience.

Hope and faith are stars
that uplift the heart.
Spiritual knowledge is the sun
that illuminates the soul.

Self-knowledge
is more valuable than information
as the soul
is greater than its environment.
By knowing yourself
you can handle any situation better.

Those who do not know
and become aware
that they do not know
can be taught.
Those who know
but are not aware that they know,
can be awakened.
Those who know,
and are aware that they know,
can be followed.

To know that you know
gives perfect security.
However, to think you know
when you are ignorant
is worse than admitting ignorance
because the false “knowledge”
will lead to errors and mistakes.
Therefore always be open
to new knowledge and insight.

As we ascend the ladder of evolution
we help others to evolve also.

Wisdom takes time
and experience to mature.
So before you judge an action,
wait until you see the consequences.

Judge, and you are judged
by the same measure.
Divine law balances
everything perfectly.
Keep your consciousness
clear in the Light,
and God’s Grace gives you freedom.

Guilt may produce karma for humans
because it holds on to negativity.
Forgiveness of self and others
is the cure for guilt
because it releases the judgments.

Negative feedback lets us know
when we are going off
our spiritual path
by drawing attention
to what needs correction.

The ego is a limitation
of individualized consciousness.
In its proper position
it strengthens and protects
one’s identity as an individual.
Improperly expressed
the ego separates consciousness
from others by negative comparison,
and unless monitored by the intellect
can lead a person
into various negative expressions
of arrogance, inferiority, envy,
jealousy, fear, anger, greed, lust, etc.
Moving one’s consciousness
into the Light that is within everyone,
and seeing from that viewpoint
gives perspective and clarification.
The ego under higher direction
supports and stabilizes us
and helps us accomplish.

Joy comes from the inner realization
that our souls are perfect and eternal
and that God loves us all.
Experiencing the Light of our being
is bliss.

When we embrace each other lovingly,
our hearts kiss.

The soul makes love in the physical body
through the exchange of sexual energies.
Sex is an expression of creative energy
based on the animal urge to reproduce,
which is part of the divine pattern
for the evolution of organisms.

Desire gives birth
to suffering and negativity.
By not having what we want,
our consciousness is separated
from its fulfillment.
Attachment limits our consciousness
to the object of attachment.
Detachment frees consciousness
from separation and restriction.
Being detached in a neutral state
does not mean one is not concerned,
but by being in a clear consciousness
spiritual love can flow.
Spirit fulfills everything.

Creativity may express on higher levels
by sublimating and refining the energy
through feeling, intellect, and Spirit.
Creating beautifully
is making love to the whole world.

The most powerful energy
is living love,
which is generated from within.
Whatever you put love into
comes alive for you.
All of humanity’s great achievements
derive from this burning love
directed to some purpose.

Money is a medium of exchange
or human value of the physical world.
It is most universal and useful
because it can be converted
into any material object or service.
Light is the divine value
of the spiritual world.
It is most universal and useful,
because it can be converted
into any spiritual essence or service.
Humans have the ability to receive
and use both money and Light.

Light and sound are present in the air;
tune in to your television and radio,
and you will see and hear them.
Light and Sound of the Holy Spirit
are present invisibly also;
tune in to your soul,
and you will know it.

Life is a mirror
that reflects our images back to us.
Whatever we perceive in others
must exist within ourselves,
or we would not recognize it.
Psychologists call this projection.
We watch the film we have made
and projected on to the world
with our Light.
The reflected images
are the illusions of creation.
By following the Light
back into the projector
we discover our creative nature.

Dreams are movies of our inner world.
We are author, scene designer, actors,
editor, censor, spectator, and critic.
When our conscious mind is at rest,
our total consciousness (unconscious)
finds its inner balance
by resolving its creative patterns.

Light differentiates itself into color.
Red energizes.
Orange vitalizes.
Yellow clarifies.
Green balances.
Blue purifies.
Purple transmutes into clear Light.

The lower consciousness
of the natural self follows habits
and may follow patterns
of imagination in the physical world.
Thus using the will
to direct the creative imagination
in a positive way
can be more successful
than negative will power.
Instead of fighting negativity,
which only gives it strength,
direct the energy by imagining
and moving into a positive expression.

Everything that manifests
has been imagined first.
Directing your imagination
is taking conscious control
over your own life.

Material things cycle around;
the spiritual spirals up.
The law of attraction pulls
material things together by gravity
and spiritual essences together
by Light and love.
Let go in the physical world,
and the body will fall.
Let go in the spiritual world,
and the spirit will lift up.

Movement clears stagnation.
Stillness clears turmoil.
Light clears everything.

The words
“work, minister, master, and love”
are best utilized as verbs not nouns.
Work for the highest good.
Minister with the Light.
Master your own self.
And love the Spirit in all.

Purpose establishes order.
A new purpose requires a new order.
Higher purpose requires higher order.

Responsibility for a given area
grants authority over it,
and authority must be responsible.

The Holy Spirit is the whole Spirit.
Holy men and women
are people who are whole.

Today’s saints are yesterday’s sinners.
Today’s sinners are tomorrow’s saints.

The greatest adventure is to search
and discover your own true self,
the secret key to mysterious treasure.
You are the spiritual being
You have been searching to find.

Ask in prayer,
and receive in meditation.
Look for the Light
and listen to the Sound.
It is the voice of God to you,
and can answer all your questions.
Father-Mother God
loves, cares for, and disciplines
the brothers and sisters of humanity
that we may mature
into Father-Mother God.

Transcending time and space
is the golden age of living love.
Accepting and understanding
that we are all one divine Light
is the fulfillment of all ages.
The evolution of the human race
is awakening to the glory of the soul,
Those living love here and now
are living in the golden age.
This love is not possessive
or limiting in any way,
but it expands and lifts
wherever it extends.
It may be experienced
as joy, peace, devotion, wisdom,
or the action of the Light.
This love accepts all things,
is in harmony with all situations,
and as Spirit
lives as the essence of all.
It is the heritage of the soul.

The flame of spiritual aspiration
glows, warms us, and rises
as it kindles the heart in devotion
merging with the cosmic fire of God.

The source of truth is in everyone.
This Light within
acts as an inner master
in guiding our consciousness.
Attuning ourselves to inner guidance
enlightens awareness.
Following an outer master
leads one into slavery;
but an inner master
leads one into true freedom
because it is one’s own true self
and teaches us self-mastery.
We all have an inner master.
By practice and experience
attunement to this inner guidance
may be developed and utilized.
To listen to the true self within
one must bypass the illusions
of desires, wishes, fears, and hopes
in order to see things as they are.
This process of inner awareness
is the essence of spiritual progression.

Once one has become consciously
aware of the Light
and of the divine essence of the soul,
life takes on a whole new perspective.
When an individual commits oneself
to moving their awareness
into the Light of pure beingness,
the positive energies of upliftment,
experienced as divine love,
bliss, and enlightenment,
propel the soul into higher levels
of unfoldment and progression
as long as the person accepts
and flows with the divine energies.
All darkness, negativity, and karma
will be examined and cleared
through turmoil, tears, and terror
if these are necessary to liberate
the consciousness from its creations.
Ultimately total illumination will fill
the beingness of the awakened soul.

To establish oneself in soul awareness,
one has to overcome the created worlds
of flesh, feelings, and thoughts.
Transcending the negative enables one
to stand in the pure reality
of the soul realm.
Angels worship
the awakened divine nature.
Until one attains that realization,
they will minister to the soul.

On whatever level of consciousness
you find yourself,
be aware of the supreme,
and aspire to the highest reality,
and your spiritual growth
will flow like a stream
into the divine ocean
of love and mercy.

In God there is no end.

Living In God's Holy Thoughts

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