Tomorrow is the day the new Abraham-Hicks book, on money, comes out. The teachings of Abraham were the catalyst for The Secret, but The Secret barely scratches the surface of what Abraham is about.
When Seth was born, we named him Seth. I'd been studying A Course in Miracles, and went to a weekly group where we would read the text and discuss how we could apply these beautiful principles to our lives. It was there, that a friend asked, "Did you name your baby after Seth?"
I looked at her blankly. Seth?
Well, she told me about these books, the "Seth books," which were channeled material. A Course in Miracles is channeled as well, but I didn't know that until I was deeply into the text. The message was so pure and loving, by the time I realized it was "channeled" I no longer cared. Every time I read a few pages I felt more peaceful. Plus...it is supposedly from Jesus, and I was raised Christian, so the Christian terminology felt familiar and safe. Besides, no one ever asked for any commitment, or money, or even my last name, so any "cult" fears I went in with were put to rest pretty quickly. Of course, ACIM turns Christianity on it's head, calling hating (in the name of Jesus or anything else) bullshit (obviously my word), but that's another story.
Anyway...back to Seth.
I bought my first Seth book, and was a little spooked, because after all....this wasn't Jesus, this was a non-physical entity, (kind of Ouija board-ish) and my mom always said that was bad news, and I was taken to see The Exorcist when I was SIX by my dear old dad so that type of thing scared the crap out of me, but somehow I was drawn to this Seth. Perhaps my little Seth had something to do with it?
I would read a bit, then put it down. Read a little, put it away. But everything Seth said explained so much, and it was so deliciously intriguing to gain some understanding of this universe! The messages were so loving, and made so much sense! As with ACIM, I felt better each time I read it, and I decided to let those feelings be my guide.
A little while later, I'd begun blogging and had been surfing the internet, when I read about Ask and it is Given, a book written by the non-physical entity called Abraham, channeled by Esther Hicks. I got it, read it, loved it, and not long after, I heard about The Secret and watched it on-line. I was surprised and delighted to see Esther Hicks on the DVD. I'd just read the book! I felt an indescribable connection or recognition. It was tingly!
The other interviews on the DVD were like, "Blah, blah,blah, law of attraction...."(with the exception of Rev. Michael Beckwith whom I dug instantly). Anyway, I ordered the DVD and watched it many times in my kitchen. I was making everything from scratch for Riley's diet back then. One day I had it on, and Riley was sitting at the kitchen table, playing with a toy, not paying any attention to the video. But when Esther Hicks came on (channeling Abraham), Riley flipped her head around, pointed at the little portable DVD player and said, "Mommy, she's a teacher!" Again, tingly tingly! She felt the connection too!
When The Secret exploded on the scene, Esther/Abraham were edited out of subsequent editions, because mass marketers did not think the mainstream masses were ready for "channeled" material. Perhaps they were right. Perhaps even now, you are thinking, "Boy Michelle, I didn't realize you were such a flake!"
But perhaps you are intrigued. Perhaps you too have questions. Perhaps you are feeling a bit "tingly" right this very second? I dunno? Maybe?
The glory of it is, I don't give a rip what you think! And I don't mean that in an F you kind of way. I mean it in an, "I'm free!" kind of way.
And that my friends, is a miracle in and of itself.
If you feel the pull, you might want to one click the money book! If not, don't!
Many paths. One Source.
"Life is supposed to be fun."