(Vernon Howard, The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power)

“Millions of people assume it is enough to seek the Truth. It is not. It is essential to seek in the right way. The right way starts with a right frame of mind, with simple receptivity. 
Everything depends upon the way we take the Truth. No other mystical point is more important than this. The seed must fall on fertile, not rocky ground. 
The everyday mind misunderstands and distorts mystic principles. Non-action is a good example. Panicky people exclaim,  “But we must DO something! It’s foolish to sit around with folded 
hands.” This misses the point entirely. Mysticism explains that a panicky man is like a passenger on a reliable ocean liner. The passenger races furiously forward on the deck in order to get himself to port.
If he would stop this panicky action, he would do the right thing, which is calmly see that he need not do anything but let the ship carry him to port.”

Inner Life Exercise

Start right where you are.


  1. Melodie Machovina on January 21, 2017 at 10:01 pm

    It’s all about getting rid of something, not adding something; not doing rather than trying to do or be someone. Give up your anxious and panicky self and you’re left with a calm and tranquil existence.

  2. Lisa Hunter on January 25, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    We have a God-given right to live a nice relaxed life. Like Melodie said;” Give up your anxious and panicky self” Just do it!

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