“States” are like pockets of consciousness

“States” are like pockets of consciousness

Just Neville quotes to explain:

Quite often someone will say to me: “I don’t think others understand you.” I was asked this question: ‘When you use the word ‘state’ I don’t think others know what you mean, so would you please explain it?'” Tonight I will try.

Neville Goddard, Infinite infinite_states

 A state is an attitude of mind

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A state of experience with a body of beliefs which you live by.

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 Always expressing a state, you identify yourself with it by saying: “I am poor or I am rich. I am known or I am unknown. I am wanted or I am unwanted.

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 There are infinite states into which an individual may fall.

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God’s creative power fell into division and passes through states which results in resurrection into unity. As a son of the Most High you can, in the twinkle of an eye, move into any state, but the chances are you will not remain there for a state is made up of a body of beliefs! If you spend the day thinking from a certain base, a certain body of beliefs, the chances are you will fall asleep that night in the same belief. Knowing you can move into another state, another body of beliefs, you may try to move, but you must persist in staying in the new state until it becomes natural.

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There are unnumbered states and the occupant of one state is not better than the occupant of another

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The individual desiring an ambitious state is not greater than or less than the one who doesn’t know he is in a state and remains subjected to it. 

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How do you get out of a state? Through belief! You must believe in the doctrine. You are told: “Whatsoever you desire, believe you have received it and you will.”

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if you feel certain, you will act upon it. If you don’t act you are not convinced, for God in you is your own wonderful human imagination and God is always acting! You may be physically incapacitated, but you are forever acting in your imagination,

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By states I mean attitudes of mind.

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The being that you really are, descended to the weakness of the flesh, causing you to experience the state you are now in. Contemplate another state, and the same being who brought your present form into being will restore and make alive the other state, the state desired.

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So when I speak of states I am speaking of states of consciousness, attitudes of mind which create a body of belief.

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Now to come back to the beginning. Everything is a state. 

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You can be any man, any woman that you want to be when you understand the mystery of states. A state is simply an attitude of mind, a body of belief, a phase of experience.

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There are infinite states and combinations of states into which God, your own wonderful human imagination, falls.

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