I just set up my author portal (under Uma Silbey) at the Simon & Schuster web site. (Simonandschuster.com.) They are the company that publishes my “Crystal Ball Gazing” book, so this site is focused around crystals, crystal balls and consciousness. In setting up my site and answering questions about myself that Simon & Schuster presented
The existence of our individual ego, or how we define ourselves, is dependent on our identification with our body, feelings and thoughts. This is not necessarily a bad thing because a healthy sense of self on the level of individual ego is needed to function in the physical world. A problem comes into play,
All is existence is Divine grace. Just as it is impossible to describe the Divine, it is similarly impossible to accurately describe grace. It exists beyond time or form through all infinity. Nor does Divine grace depend on our ability to perceive it, for it always is, whether we experience it or not. If we
THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE IS A STATE OF MIND…. CHANGE YOUR MIND, CHANGE YOUR UNIVERSE.
Your will is that determined strength which lies behind your intentions and empowers them. Strength of will is essential in effective quartz crystal work. The length of your concentration, the power of your projections, the clarity of your visualizations, all depend on your strength of will. Your will, combined with certain techniques, creates the many
To be smart is not the same as being wise. Being smart is purely an intellectual function, but being wise is a synthesis of knowledge, experience, and understanding, of listening to our inner voice along with referring to our experience. Being wise is the result of reflection on the life around us and our own
GOD SPEAKS God speaks in the sound of raindrops, in the sighing of the wind, the singing of the birds, and in the beating of your own heart. God speaks in the smile of a baby, and in the movement of your very breath. The silent spaces between breaths are filled with God’s quiet voice,
Observe and see how much of your world is determined by your own thoughts and feelings. Have you noticed how ugly the world seems, for example, when you’re in a bad mood? Similarly, have you noticed how wonderful the world seems when you’re “in love”? With observation you will ultimately see that your thoughts and