N/B – I use the term, ‘God,’ and I also use the terms, ‘his’ and ‘him’ to refer to God, because they are the most common terms used in reference to The Creator/Infinite Intelligence/Source Energy
Today, many people claim they believe in this powerful spirit we call God. However, a close observation of how these folks live shows that their belief in God is useless.
Are you a believer? Today I will enlighten you by providing you with five things that make your belief in God useless.
- Excessively Worrying About Your Problems
It’s useless to believe in God and still worry about your problems excessively. Believing in God and still worrying shows that your faith in The Creator is weak.
If you believe in God you must deeply know that this powerful loving Spirit is willing and has the ability to solve your problems when requested to do so.
You only get into alignment with The Creator’s power when you become a giver because he designed life to thrive through giving. Plants give us oxygen and food, animals give plants carbon-dioxide, the sun gives us energy, and the list of giving is endless. No matter how hard you pray, praise, and believe in God, you will suffer if you are a selfish person. People will hate you, and you will never be happy or satisfied. For this reason, your belief in God will be useless.
- You are not Connected With his Power
Your belief in God is useless if you are not connected with him. Studying spirituality and ancient books has made me realize that there is a way you can connect with Infinite Intelligence/God.
This connection changes your life instantly because it enables you to do magnificent things as The Creator starts expressing himself through you. It is believed that the first men and women were highly intelligent and they could build magnificent buildings such as the pyramids because they were connected with God’s power.
For this reason, make your belief in The Creator useful by connecting with his power because regardless of how hard you pray, trust, or praise God, he will only be able to work with you if you are connected with his power.
- You don’t Understand how The Creator works
There is a way The Creator works, and you can know it by studying the universe and nature. Your belief in God is useless if you don’t understand how The Creator works because you won’t know how to relate to him or fall in alignment with his infinite power.
Many spiritual teachers claim that your prayers can only work when you understand The Creator because you will know how to approach ‘him.’ Besides this, they teach that you can only have strong faith in The Creator if you know how he works.
Most of us believe in God just because we were told to do so. We have never taken our time to study how God works, and for this reason, we never truly believe in him hence making our prayers ineffective.
- You Fear Going Broke
We mostly fear going broke because we don’t know how we’ll survive when we are broke. If you believe in God and you fear going broke, your belief is useless because you don’t trust that The Creator will take care of you when you have nothing. A true believer never fears going broke because he knows his ‘Loving Father’ will provide for him when he’s broke
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All Religions Are Basically the Same; Top 7 Similarities between the Major Religions
‘God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by a rope.’ – Ramakrishna
I believe it’s foolish and unspiritual for an individual to believe his religious beliefs are right, and other religious beliefs are wrong because all religions preach the same things in different ways. Here, I’ll enlighten you by discussing the top seven similarities between different religions so that you strive to learn something from all religions instead of being judgmental.
1.Believe in the Existence of a Transcendent Place/State
All religions believe in a transcendent place/state. Christians call it Heaven, Muslims call it Jannah, and Buddhists call it Nirvana. These faiths believe there is no suffering in this place/state since it is characterized by happiness and peace.
2.Believe in the Creator
All religions believe in the existence of a Higher Power which created the universe. Christians call it God, Muslims Allah, Hindus Brahma, and African Traditional Religions (ATRs) had a variety of names for this entity. I’m not sure how Hinduism characterizes Brahma, but I’m certain that Islam, Christianity, and ATRs believe their Creator is all-powerful, omnipresent, and omniscient.
3.Provide Ways of Overcoming Suffering
Islam, Christianity, and ATRs believe prayer can help an individual overcome suffering, while Buddhism teaches that practicing the Noble Eightfold Path liberates one from suffering.
All religions encourage giving. For instance, Christianity encourages generosity because ‘The Lord Loveth a cheerful giver,’ while Islam claims Zakat (charity) results in blessings and purifies a giver’s heart.
Moreover, Buddhism encourages generosity because it paves the way to enlightenment while ATRs provided thousands of reasons for generosity through proverbs such as ‘atendaye mema atalipwa zizo.’
Meaning of the proverb – the one who gives will be paid.
5.Believe in Celestial Beings
All religions believe in the existence of spiritual entities. For instance, both Muslims and Christians believe in angels, while Hindus believe in deities such as Shiva, Ganesha, and Hanuman. Besides, ATRs believe in spirit guides.
6.Encouraged Moral Behavior
Buddhists encourage moral behavior through the Noble Eightfold Path while Christians encourage this behavior through the Ten Commandments.
Conversely, Muslims encourage moral behavior because it pleases God while the ATRs believed moral uprightness was good for the society’s well-being.
7.Have Holy Places of Worship
All religions have special places for performing spiritual practices. Christians perform praise and worship in the church while Muslims pray in the mosque. Moreover, African cultures and Hindus use shrines to worship their gods.
Instead of judging religions that provide teachings that differ from our spiritual beliefs, we must study them because doing so will provide us with several spiritual insights that our religion fails to provide. Lastly, studying various religions will enable us to pinpoint spiritual truths we won’t realize if we believe ours is the only true religion.
Peace be with you
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The Most Hidden Secret of the World’s Greatest Inventors
Since I was young, I wondered how the world’s greatest inventors such as Isaac Newton, Nikola Tesla, and Benjamin Franklin, made amazing inventions that most people can’t make. I knew that besides hard work and focus, there was something else that enabled these folks to make extraordinary inventions. I thus studied several inventors to pinpoint this ‘something else’ and I discovered it after two years of research.
It dawned on me that most inventors deeply believed in spiritual forces and performed spiritual practices hence raising their state of consciousness. This higher state of consciousness provided them with extraordinary levels of intuitive intelligence that enabled them to make extraordinary discoveries. For as Jonathan Black put it, ‘throughout history, highly intelligent people have immersed themselves in esoteric philosophy. They have used secret techniques to work themselves into altered states of consciousness in which they can access an abnormally high level of intelligence. (Jonathan Black, The Secret History of the World).’
I used to wonder how an individual, particularly Graham Bell, could invent a practical telephone that could enable communication between people separated by thousands of kilometers. I wondered how he knew that an electric current could carry sound from one phone to another. I then realized that Graham Bell believed in spiritual forces as he embraced theosophy. He also performed spiritual practices that heightened his consciousness levels and enabled him to see reality differently.
Besides Graham Bell, Isaac Newton also made several discoveries because he embraced occultism, which enabled him to attain a higher level of consciousness that allowed him to see things clearly. For as Jonathan Black observed, ‘scientists like Pythagoras and Newton suggest that by means of these peculiar kinds of altered states they were able to discover new things about the world, to see its inner workings and understand patterns that are perhaps too complex or too large for the human mind to grasp with its every day commonsensical state of consciousness (Jonathan Black, The Secret History of the World).’
Also, Michael Faraday, a great contributor to electromagnetism, made his discoveries because he was always in a higher state of consciousness. Faraday saw the Creator’s spirit in everything. I believe this perception of life raised his state of consciousness hence enabling him to understand electromagnetism.
Besides scientists, Mary Wigman, a famous dancer, also embraced esoterism. It is believed she invented unique dancing styles because she transcended her egoic consciousness and achieved a higher state of consciousness.
That being said, a higher state of consciousness, which is mostly awakened by deeply embracing spirituality and performing spiritual exercises such as – deep prayer, deep meditation, and yoga – was the hidden secret of most inventors. This state of consciousness awakened their intuition, which is the gateway to higher knowing, hence enabling them to discover things that many folks can’t. Besides, this higher state of consciousness enabled them to achieve a relaxed state of mind that enabled them to see things clearly.
For this reason, most of us aren’t making discoveries because we are in the egoic state of consciousness. We are too attached to our egoic self, which usually leads to a chaotic mind that kills our intuitive powers, hence preventing us from making amazing discoveries.
We must thus embrace spirituality and its practices since it will enable us to transcend our egoic selves and access our higher-self-consciousness. This state of consciousness will increase our perception levels and allow us to have a deeper understanding of reality hence enabling us to make extraordinary discoveries.
Thanks for reading. I love you all. Shout out to my biggest fan, Purity Ngugi.
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Black, Jonathan. (2013). The secret history of the world. London: Quercus.
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