Category Archives: Manifesting With God

We Are Vertical Beings

by Michael Maciel In the earliest stages of the human embryo, one of the first things to form is the spinal cord. When you look at it under a microscope, it’s like a lightning bolt—a squiggly little burst of energy … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Rich Young Man—can you be wealthy and still go to heaven?

by Michael Maciel Matthew 19:21 – Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” In order to interpret this story … Continue reading

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The Law of Mind—paying for what you ask

by Michael Maciel When summoned to a court of law, we take an oath to tell the truth when asked about what happened. We are forbidden to lie about it. We are also compelled to divulge whatever information we have … Continue reading

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Prayer MUST be Creative

by Michael Maciel Prayer MUST be creative. That is its one, essential aspect. Without that, there is no possibility for the power of God to move through us. It might move to us, and through our devotion it can move … Continue reading

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Missing the Mark

by Michael Maciel The Greek word for planet is “planítis,” which means “wanderer.” The reason they called them that is because they appear to “wander” amongst the fixed stars of the Zodiac. Each one of us is a planet—we all … Continue reading

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What, exactly, is God’s Will?

by Michael Maciel I have a rather radical approach to theology. I like to say that God’s will for us is that we get our prayers answered. That and that only. There is no plan and no vision other than … Continue reading

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The Universe As Egg

by Michael Maciel It must have been amazing for our earliest ancestors to witness a live chick emerge from what was before merely an amorphous goo. It was a high mystery. Apart from the physical attributes of an egg, its … Continue reading

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Honor Thy Father and Mother(?)

by Michael Maciel Honoring our parents means recognizing them as a factor to be understood, not a model we have to replicate. In its simplest sense, the Fourth Commandment means taking care of your elderly parents. But in a deeper … Continue reading

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