Inspirational Thoughts by Dr. Mamie Smith
EVERY CHALLENGE IS A STEP TOWARD CONQUERING THE UNKNOWN
PERFECT VISION IS NOT “MATTER SEEING MATTER”, BUT HAVING GOOD ESTABLISHED IN THOUGHT, AND PROVING IT WITH ACTIONS.
Human laws pattern divine laws, but divine laws use only originals.
The key to having a perfect day is starting the morning with perfect thoughts.
Mankind is a baby when it comes to operating in the arena of Spirit.
Time defines death, eternality defines life.
OPENING THOUGHT TO NEW CONCEPTS AND IDEAS, PROMOTE POSITIVE ACTION.
True medicine corrects negative thinking and promotes positive action.
Worldliness opens thought to many levels of emotions, but joy is not one of them.
GOD’S WORK RESEMBLES MANY SHAPES, FORMS AND DIRECTIONS , DON’T BE DISCOURAGED IF THE SHAPE YOU HAVE IN MIND DOES NOT FIT HIS MOLD.
Spirituality and physical science will never mix, for one is spiritual and the other is material.
Goodness means reaching inside of yourself and feeling your power to love unconditionally.
CHANGING THE WORLD MEANS CHANGING YOURSELF. YOU ARE PART OF THE WORLD.
Life has many twists, turns and curves, what matters is how you maneuver around them.
Growth comes through challenges as well as alliances.
The clouds of life will touch your day, but the mountains of strength will always peek through.
HUMAN HARDSHIPS ARE OFTEN THE PATHWAY THAT LEADS MANKIND BACK TO GOD.
Man cannot hear God if he is focused on hearing himself.
God sustains with truth, washes with love and purifies with Spirit.
Life is unity with God, death is separation.
HUMAN KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING WEIGH NOT ONE OUNCE IN THE SCALE OF SPIRIT, FOR ALL KNOWLEDGE IS DIVINE.
Taking up the cross means humbling oneself before truth, and accepting the burdens that this action requires.
Demonstrators of divine Law, must first carry the cross before they can wear the crown.
Man drinks of the cup of bitterness before he can receive the wine of inspiration.
LOVE IS THE FORCE THAT GOVERNS-THAT SHEPHERD THAT LEADS, PROTECTS AND GUIDES.
The “kingdom of heaven” that is within us, is the continuous unfoldment of goodness, perfection and love flowing into thought.
There is a connection between having love in your heart, and the ability to heal spiritually.
HOW DO YOU FOCUS ON SUCCESS, WHEN FAILURE KEEPS “TUGGING” AT YOUR HEELS?
You picture “abundance” sitting at the top of the mountain, and climb up to it thought by thought.
The curves in the pathway of life, give birth to the straight and narrow road ahead. Begin your journey!
Remove the bondage from your heart, and God will free your spirit.
FAILURE IN HUMAN BELIEF, IS SUCCESS IN DIVINE KNOWLEDGE.
The mind of mortals have no power to give pain or pleasure. It is only a belief that they do, which confers the power.
When man is able to give up the objects of sense for the ideas of Soul, he “is saved.”
Matter will never be made unreal to the material senses, it is only unreal to spiritual sense.
WE ARE SAVED FROM SIN BY RECOGNIZING THAT THERE IS NO SIN.
To understand God is life eternal, and those that believe life is in the physical body, understands Him not.
This week, life has thrown me a lot of curve balls, but divine guidance has shown me how to dodge each one.
Peace comes to human consciousness when the turbulence of mortal thinking yields to the orderliness of immortal thought–called divine Mind.
LET THE TWILIGHT OF YOUR DAY BE FILLED WITH THE QUIETNESS OF PEACE AND TRANQUILITY, AND THE EARLY MORNING SUNRISE WILL FORETELL THE WONDERS OF YOUR DAY.
Divine Law is also the law of Love, thus only God can enforce it.
Pray not to cancel sin only, but to realize the unreality of sin.
MAN HAS NO FREE WILL, BECAUSE THERE IS ONLY DIVINE WILL.
True progress measures the unity that man has with God.
“Raising from the dead” means lifting thought above any reality in sin, disease, and death.
Let us unite to uncover the many faces of terrorism: namely world domination, destruction, greed, fear, lust, superiority, inferiority, pride, and man’s inhumanity to man.
True progress is walking over the waves of fear, hate, revenge, and retaliation.
THE MAN OF GOD’S CREATION, CAN NEVER FALL FROM THE PINNACLE OF FAITH, HOPE AND DIVINE REVELATION.
Let the trumpet of truth sound in your heart, and lift you above dead thoughts and actions, thereby becoming your saving grace.
Incorruption cannot be inherited unless the “kingdom of heaven” is within you.
Center stage is the circle of God , and His godliness.
LOVE IS EXPRESSED THROUGH PURIFICATION OF THOUGHT AND ELEVATION OF CHARACTER.
Nothing comes about unless God commands it, and nothing He commands is evil.
Every time mortal thinking is destroyed by divine law, the whole world receives a blessing. Let us correct our thoughts and save the world.
Dissolve the yoke of fear. It is a heavy burden, choking out love and trust.
MAN BECOMES AN EFFECTIVE HEALER WHEN HE BECOMES EFFECTIVE AT EXPRESSING UNLIMITED LOVE.
The “talent” of spiritual healing is based on love and compassion. Compassion is an expression of divine Love.
The beliefs that one holds in thought, determine whether he is in bondage or free.
Truth, that which God knows, frees man from the bonds of mortality, and reveals immortality.
Looking at things through the lenses of divine Mind, enables one to see every viewpoint clearly.
LET US STAY IN THE HAVEN OF SOUL, EVEN WHEN SENSE CHALLENGES US TO ENTER ITS DOMAIN.
To bring harmony to any human situation and condition, one must realize that man and the universe are controlled by one power–the power of goodness, mercy and righteousness.
The Sabbath is not a day of the week, as defined by the solar system, but the restfulness of thought from the activity of human beliefs.
Your true nature is reflective of the powerful thoughts that keep you above the trivial beliefs of mortality.
HEAVENLY INSPIRATION IS THE BREATH THAT FLOWS FROM THE MOUTH OF GOD, AND THAT BREATH IS MENTAL, NEVER PHYSICAL.
The Sabbath day is a mental restfulness of thought–a conscious knowledge of perfect God and perfect man.
The enslavement of man is not physical, but mental–a mental deficiency of faith, hope, and spiritual understanding.
Humor lightens the load, but faith helps to carry it.
Humility is the pathway to exaltation. Arrogance is the bridge to destruction.
MAN CANNOT WALK IN THE LIGHT IF HE PLACES HIS FEET IN DARKNESS.
The feet of man represent the will of mankind –its decision to choose good or evil.
When man realizes that there is only One Mind governing, all sense of selfishness and superiority will be eliminated.
Atonement is to become spiritually aware that sin, sickness and death are no part of God’s creation.
True peace comes only when man recognizes that everything in his thoughts, words and deeds are in harmony with divine Law.
THE TASTE OF MAN COMES FROM SOUL AND IS EXPRESSED IN SOBERNESS, PEACE, PERFECTION, WARMTH AND GRACE.
Animal magnetism, that which separates one from God, is ever active by seeking to plant evil suggestions in thought. Close the door on it!
Each day is an opportunity to move one closer to Truth and Love. Make sure you do not stand still.
A man’s character is made up of the spiritual ideas he holds in consciousness.
Stealing is replacing good thoughts with evil ones which is the foundation of all evil acts.
The true body of man is his divine consciousness, not a sensuous human concept.
Sin’s strength lies in its ability to convince mankind of the reality of the laws of mortality. Without this convincing, sin has no power.
Success is measured by the destruction of material beliefs in thought and the acceptance of spiritual facts.
The ability to heal comes not from the will of man, but of God. This is a difficult concept for mankind to grasp. Let’s keep at it!!!!!
Understanding that there is only One God and all that He created is good, gives one the understanding that there is no existence in evil.
Gratitude is recognizing the ever-presence of goodness, even when it seems to the senses, to be absent.
ART IS THE EXPRESSION OF THE DIVINE PRINCIPLES THAT CREATE FORM, SHAPE AND BEAUTY.
The message that Christ Jesus brought to us over 2000 years ago, is hope, faith, purity, peace and love. What are we doing with it?
God gives us the tools to work through trials and tribulations–to prove for ourselves that suffering is only real to human sense.
Truth can only be demonstrated through a present knowledge of God. The purer our knowledge, the greater our ability to demonstrate.
UNDERSTANDING ONE GRAIN OF TRUTH OPENS THE CHANNELS OF THOUGHT TO COMPREHEND MORE.
Earth, materiality, can never become a dwelling place for a child of God, because his home is heaven-harmony, peace and divine will.
The table that God has placed before us in the seeming presence of evil thoughts and actions, is spiritual understanding.
Spirit is the only substance, and it is not measured by material things and human power, but by spirituality and divine power.
Those with money and human power, cannot erase or dissolve the ever-powerful spirit burning within you, and its ability to succeed.
To become Soul-inspired, we must stop basing reality on physical sense and start accepting reality based on spiritual sense.
The Christ, that divinity which we all possess, makes us brethren. It has no race, color or creed.
FREEING THE BODY OF ANY FORM OF SICKNESS (INCLUDING CANCER), MEANS FREEING ONE’S CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE BELIEFS OF SIN, SICKNESS AND DEATH.
The Christian healer has no healing power of his own, he is merely a witness to the perfection of that which God has already made.
Accept no responsibility for, nor irresponsibility against divine power.
Nothing you say or do can change or deny the power of God.
MAN’S ABILITY TO EXPRESS GRACE IS DEPENDENT ON HIS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF THE PRESENCE OF CHRIST.
To demonstrate perfection, one must be aware of a consciousness and individuality that only reflects God.
See with bountiful eyes throughout the day–eyes that continually take in the beauty, perfection and goodness of man.
What are the infinite elements of Mind? Wisdom, understanding, goodness, mercy, justice, purity, consistency, strength, power, love.
The backbone of man’s true identity or being is built on faith, hope integrity, unselfishness, strength, perfection and unconditional love.
POOR VISION IS SETTING ONE’S EYES ON ANGER, BITTERNESS, RESENTMENT, PARTIALITY, INEQUALITY AND ALL OTHER FORMS OF MORTAL THINKING.
If man is to control the storms of the universe as Jesus did, he must first learn to control the storms of his own mental consciousness–selfishness, domination and inequality.
Death occurs only if one believes that life is in the body, otherwise it has no reality. Think about it!
“Having the courage to carry the cross with patience and virtue, gives one the ability to overcome sin, sickness and death.”
Criticism is one of the tools mortal thinking uses to silence the voice of Truth, Life and Love. Don’t be fooled into obeying it.
WHEN USED PROGRESSIVELY, THE TWISTS AND TURNS OF LIFE CAUSE US TO WALK IN A STRAIGHTER PATHWAY.
The underlying principle that heals the sick and the sinning is that God is ever with us and His presence dissolves any sense of disharmony.
God’s law of harmony will always destroy evil because by God’s presence, evil has no foothold.
Man has a definable and unbreakable relationship with God, for God is his Father.
MAN CAN ONLY UNDERSTAND THE LAWS OF GOD THROUGH SPIRITUAL SENSE. MATERIAL SENSE IS VOID OF THIS UNDERSTANDING.
A man with no consciousness of God, is like a tree swaying in the wind–his thinking and actions move from side to side without fixity.
Lust is a human ill that justifies its existence and actions through its own satisfaction in matter. It has no other source.
Reading “Prose Works” by Mary baker Eddy, is opening my thought up to the practicality of life in God. Read it and see if it does the same for you.
MAN’S TRUE CONSCIOUSNESS IS MADE UP OF INFINITE IDEAS THAT COME FROM GOD–THESE CONSTITUTE HIS LIFE.
Man’s human consciousness may or may not be aware of this concept of life, and needs the Christ to come to this consciousness and destroy the beliefs dwelling there that are contrary to this concept of life. Once destroyed, man is able to demonstrate his true being.
Jesus’ mission was to show us how to reach beyond a mortal sense of life, seek and find the Christ and allow it to enter consciousness and destroy all beliefs of sin and suffering stored there.
True evolution means letting go of all material beliefs and actions, and embracing and demonstrating the divine laws and facts that come from God.
IN ORDER TO CALM THE STORMS, HURRICANES AND TORNADOES OF THE PHYSICAL UNIVERSE, MAN MUST EMPOWER HIMSELF WITH THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE UNIVERSE OF SPIRIT, WHERE ONLY PEACE AND HARMONY REIGN.
Man cannot know himself or anyone else as a child of God, unless he knows God.
The hope every man should have within himself, is a consciousness filled with the presence of Christ, thereby causing him to be God-like.
When fear tries to invade your thoughts, replace it with thoughts of love, comfort, faith and
FEAR IS HEALED WITH A DOSE OF LOVE, JOY, HOPE AND SAFETY IN SPIRIT.
You can rise above fear by rising above the beliefs of mortal thinking–challenge and correct them with thoughts of Love.
Having “God with us,” removes all sense of sin, sickness and death, for if God be with us, what can be against us?
HAVING “GOD WITH US” REMOVES ALL SENSE OF SIN, SICKNESS AND DEATH, FOR IF GOD BE WITH US, WHO CAN BE AGAINST US?
The measurement of Christ evident in consciousness, determines the level of grace expressed in action.
As long as man believes he is flesh and blood, he will never reach the height of spiritual understanding.
MAN’S “HUMAN NEED” IS ALWAYS TO RID HIMSELF OF MORTAL THINKING AND DOING.
Awareness of the power of Truth operating in thought, removes fear, and counteracts the beliefs of terrorism that tempt us.
The spiritual ideas that destroy the beliefs of terror, are brought forth without pain and suffering.
EVIL HAS NO POWER. IT’S SEEMING POWER STEMS FROM THE POWER MORTAL THOUGHTS AND FEARS GIVE IT.
The children of God are never “brought forth in sorrow,” because the origin of each spiritual idea springs forth from beauty and joy.
The armor that we must wear each day as a shield against sin, sickness and death, is faith, hope and love.
Mental sleep is an evil because it keeps man unaware of the presence and power of goodness and peace.
What is mental sleep? It is a state of thought that prevents one from being awake to the presence of the Christ. Christ is that consciousness that manifests man’s oneness with God.
SAFETY COMES FROM PURE AND PERFECT THOUGHTS, CULMINATING IN SPIRITUAL UNDERSTANDING THAT PRODUCES HEALTH, HARMONY AND PEACE.
Guns are constructed by evil thoughts and ideas. Their sole purpose is to kill.