All posts tagged: answers to prayer

Light answers all questions

Anxiety and agitation produce the worst conditions for thinking, and so when you have an important problem to solve, you should begin by calming yourself. Create quiet within you, and try to rise up as high as you can, for light is found on high. When you feel you have reached a sort of summit, ask the question that is on your mind and wait… Of course, to begin with, the answer will come to you with varying degrees of clarity; it may be just a vague feeling that is difficult to put into words, but it will nevertheless give you a clue. Don’t give up. Repeat the process as many times as is necessary. Ask the question again, and soon you will feel some clarity and inner certainty; then there will be no more doubt, and you will know how you must act. But you should know that the clarity and accuracy of the answers you receive, the help they will bring you, will depend on your level of spiritual development. Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov …

The secret of effective prayer

Prayer can be a silent outpouring of the heart or soul. But if it is to be really effective, it must be done in the three worlds – the mental, astral and the physical. Praying is not a matter of asking for anything and everything, depending on the impulses of the moment. The light of thought should first have its say; it must judge whether a request is worth formulating. Then, just as light is accompanied by warmth, so thought must be accompanied by a powerful feeling, which gives it life. Lastly, in order for there to be an effect on the physical plane, the spoken word is necessary, since sound vibrations affect matter. When thought and feeling are not expressed through the spoken word, which in a sense gives them flesh, they lack the materials they need from the physical world to become a reality. It is the spoken word that brings these materials. Through the spoken word, we bring to the spirits of the invisible world the physical elements that they themselves lack. …