Posts by Vernon Howard

First Leave the Old

 Thank God and Truth for Vernon Howard, a true hero! The following is selected from Mystic Path to Cosmic Power: People don’t fail in their cosmic quest because they lack intelligence. The reason for failure can be illustrated by a case: A man living in an uncomfortable hut is told he has inherited a mansion,…

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Come Wide Awake

From the Mystic Path to Cosmic Power, by Vernon Howard, here are two simple yet profoundly great ways to change your day for the better — and the only requirement… putting your attention on them and noticing everything: Twenty Special Secrets Here are two: 1. When two people meet, the prize always goes to the…

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Nothing to Fear in Fear Itself

Sometimes what we really fear is feeling afraid. In this short passage, Vernon Howard explains that there is nothing to fear in fear itself. Isn’t it marvelous to be in a place where you can be just as scared as you actually are? All those hidden suppressed tremors, shakings, looking around at the world with…

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Happiness Itself

The first time I read a Vernon Howard book, I felt a load of bricks come off my back. I kept the book with me, and the moment I felt the slightest tugging of anxiety, I would refer to it and it never failed to set me on course in the right direction. I can’t…

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Now is New

Let the following excerpt by Vernon Howard serve as a reminder of the beauty and practicality of awareness and presence. Nothing could be more inspiring and joyful. From my favorite book, “The Power of Your Supermind”. “How would you feel if this were the very first day of your life? That’s the whole idea! You…

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The Magic Power of Wonderment

I’m so excited and inspired by this wonderful book by Vernon Howard, The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power. Here is another marvelous chapter; so plum full of good cheer and practical wisdom that any honest seeker will be moved with a new brightness and purpose for their day. The Magic Power of Wonderment A man…

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When You Don’t Know What to Do

Excerpts from Mystic Path to Cosmic Power by Vernon Howard “What questions are asked most often by seekers?” “People ask how to be free, how to work on themselves. People want to know how to proceed.” “And the answer?” “There are many excellent techniques. An individual can choose those best suited to his own taste.…

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Put an End to Your Suffering

Put an End to Your Suffering Vernon Howard (an excerpt from a 1980 interview) Want to hear something different? Think very carefully and very deeply of what it means to face yourself inwardly until it hurts. Where am I, where are you, where is someone else hiding something inside; hiding it inwardly while outwardly pretending…

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Sign a Peace Treaty

  Here’s a snippet of a talk by Vernon Howard on  4/20/1986: “Just don’t love war anymore. You’re all engaged in it, and you know what warfare is. It’s attacking, it’s an attempt to hurt, injure and kill, and it’s getting wounded in return. You are engaged in violent inner warfare. This warfare consists of any…

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Arouse Yourself to Lose

Arouse Yourself to Lose  (Vernon Howard) REJOICE everytime someone passes you, gets the advancement, the romance. REJOICE every time they pass you up, until you are in last place. And stay there until you see you should have done it years ago. NO MORE WINNING, only conscious losing…. of all your false values. DON’T BELIEVE…

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You Can Live in Natural Newness

You Can Live in Natural Newness – Vernon Howard Asked Dr. Richard D., “How can we free the mind from a negative thought which tries to invade and injure us?” Answer: “By letting it go the instant it appears. People cling to negative thoughts because they love their nervous vibrations, which is false life. Sacrifice…

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Higher Understanding

Higher Understanding (by Vernon Howard) When you begin to see that you have created your world in your own image, it will shock you. Here is an exercise for you – when you are pained (I can’t begin to tell you what a marvelous change this will make in your life) – every time you…

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