The Science Of Mind Philosophy

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The Science of Mind philosophy is not an abstract spiritual theory, but rather, a study of Consciousness, and, specifically, our expression of It. Ernest Holmes considered this study of Mind to be a science, in that it correlates principles and practices that can be applied and proven to be effective. Even so, the correlation of principles and practices is not what makes the Science of Mind a practical philosophy to live by. Anyone can deduce principles and devise practices that enhance and advance their favorite theory of everything. Every religiously minded group has done just that. Science of Mind distinguishes itself as a practical philosophy because of its teachings on the nature of Law, and its emphasis on the application of the principles of this Law in our life. In order to be Law-abiding, we need only be and do as God is and does. That may sound impractical, but it is not as daunting as it seems. Consider this: in principle, Life is forgiving. That is not only what It is, but also, what It does. The three strikes rule is not a Law. As far as the Law of Life is concerned, you can keep on trying. When, and if, you finally get it right, It works! No matter how long one has ignored the light and cursed the darkness, in the instant we turn to the light, we are enlightened. The Law is exacting, and intolerant of our ignorance of It; even so, as soon as we apply Its principles, in compliance with Its nature, It works for us. However, when we are in conflict with
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