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Living the Science of Mind Paperback – May 20, 1984
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About the Author
A teacher, writer, and lecturer; Dr. Holmes founded the Science of Mind philosophy in 1927, and regularly appeared on television and radio. His signature saying, There is a power greater than you in the universe, and you can use it, became well known over the years. By taking a clear and simple approach in researching the wisdom of the ages from many disciplines, Ernest Holmes developed a practical, spiritual approach to living an abundant life and created the Science of Mind. Since early 1900's, the Science of Mind Textbook has been the cornerstone to Religious Science churches around the world.
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Top Customer Reviews
Living the Science of Mind sets out Mr. Holmes' new-thought-derived ideas in a very readable, straightforward book. This book is not laden with endless jargon, nor does it have that "self help book for the soul" feel that some popular religion books can have. Instead, it tries in intelligent but accessible language to explain Science of Mind beliefs, and to illustrate how those beliefs might be applied in everyday thought.
New thought is built in large measure on positive thinking and the belief, to a great or lesser extent, that spiritual practice can lead to changes in the physicial universe. Mr. Holmes explains in some detail how he conceives this works in everyday life. This is not intended as a complex defense of his faith, and the reader from a different tradition will see many questions in the explanations which have not been fully resolved. Still, this is that rare work of religious material which is both practical and filled with ideas. Some other new thought works seem more like sales pieces than books of faith. Living the Science of Mind is instead a useful guide to a faith, which does not require the suspension of disbelief to enjoy. I don't find myself a "new thought" practitioner, but I think the book is both interesting and useful.Read more ›
The Spiritual path is not a path of words; it is a path of dedicated application and every day presents its opportunities as well as challenges and that is a very good thing.
I believe that the Living Spirit of God is everywhere present; that everything I see in the world of form is a creation of the Divine. Now I can say this with relative ease and for the most part I really do feel with all my heart that this is True and in my times of prayer and meditation I really KNOW that this is True and then I blow out the candles, roll up the meditation mat and go out into the world of effect and BAM! Before you know it I am bombarded with the world...
Oh, crap...you mean I have to live this spirituality stuff out?
All the sudden I am presented with the challenge/the opportunity to live out my ideals or give in to what is right in front of me. Do I judge righteously...in other words use my mind in the "right" way and see behind the appearances or do I allow myself to get sucked up in the world of effect. Bare in mind(and heart) that nothing upset God...Heaven is still very present within me but am I willing to rise up in consciousness or am I going to descend into the depths of hell? Hell is any situation where we feel separated from Spirit.Read more ›
Each chapter is broken down in laymen's terms. The book is a great companion to Science of Mind . Its all about realizing our Oneness with God/Universal and ultimately each other, and how the Oneness with the Omnipresent, Omnipotent, and Omniscient one manifest prosperity, abundance, and wholeness. Spirit is the one and ONLY source now and forever.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It's about time I found the answers to so many of my questions. Great book.Published 3 days ago by Delores Rue-Jones
Anything by Ernest is great, enlightening and enlivening. Tks for making this available again.Published 2 months ago by rev t
Interesting to read - a good background for modern Transcendentalism and the New Thought movement.Published 3 months ago by KH
This book offers the Science of Mind philosophy in digestible nuggets. It's a little less daunting then taking on the SoM textbook on it's own. I love and appreciate this text.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
My favorite book! I have studied Ernest Holmes for more than 3 decades and his common sense approach to Spiritual growth is a must have. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Debra Novotny
This is an age old classic that continues to awaken a greater way of living life more creatively and expressing from the heart where the godseed resides.Published 7 months ago by D. L. Wright