Ambrose and Olga Worrall took the doctrine of “Don’t come uninvited” to extreme lengths — or so I thought. A key story involves their relations with one another.
From The Gift of Healing, pages 118-120:[*]
Some time before our marriage Olga had injured her left hand in a fall on an icy sidewalk. Following this mishap a small lump appeared in the injured area. It did not disappear, but grew larger until it was as big as a good-sized walnut. Continue reading Reconsidering “Don’t come uninvited.”
A few days ago, in the “smoke pit” awaiting entry to the homeless shelter where I stay, I sat facing a choice of whether to feel good or feel bad. I allowed myself to stay in that state for some time so as to examine it. As I’ve observed many times in the past, it proved to be, apparently, a completely arbitrary choice.
This really puzzled, and puzzles me. Choosing to feel good creates light. Choosing to feel bad creates darkness. There is so much “darkness” in the world, and I want to understand how it comes about. Can it really be as simple as a wholly arbitrary choice? Continue reading Choosing to feel good is not a no-brainer
A Friend posted this on FaceBook:
Someone commented, “I don’t know how to stop thinking. Not until I lay down at night. Brain is always busy with something. Wish I could turn it off.”
Here I will seek to meet that person’s need.
Continue reading First steps toward silence
Below appears the syllabus for the course on prayer that I’m teaching at my church. Today we completed Week 2. Continue reading Prayer course syllabus
If I’ve said some of these things before, now may be a good time to say them again.
Some version of this post may be a good, new, final chapter for The Way of Peace.
Continue reading Love All.
Once I started this post, things got real icky real fast.
Intended subtitles were:
(1) When New Thought fails;
(2) Apparently even The Secret doesn’t tell the secret.
Continue reading Napoleon Hill
I’m aware that some people find this blog by googling on “Ambrose Worrall.”
I’m publishing this post as a service to them.
A number of his essays appear at the Trojan Horse Productions Library.
Please see also the post, “The New Life Clinic.”
Originally posted 2014-11-26.
On Friday, July 25, I emerged from my devotional time exceptionally centered, and I stayed that way for hours. Nothing like this has happened to me before. It raised a number of new questions and resurrected many old ones.
Continue reading Coming abstractions
This begins with an e-mail exchange between follower Vikkilyn and myself, back in May.
Wednesday, 05/21/14: Me: Recent events suggest it’s time for me to get more serious about “becoming” William Tell. There are some emotional obstacles there, so it’s going to take some work, and seeing this, it’s easy for me to grasp why William Tell hasn’t “happened” yet. I’ll get through it.
Tuesday, 05/27/14: Vikkilyn: Not sure what you mean by “becoming” William Tell? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Tell What part of William Tell do you want to be? (I realize that is your “stage name” but you must have picked it for some reason, after all you have written a lot about the power in a name.)
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Continue reading Becoming William Tell