Tame Your Terrorists Within (Part 2)
By Dr. Juliet Tien (Dr. J)
Do I desire a world I rule instead of one that rules me?
Do I desire a world where I am powerful instead of helpless?
Do I desire a world in which I have no enemies and cannot sin?
And do I what to see what I denied because it is the truth?
— A Course in Miracles
In Part 1 of this article, I shared with you the statistics of prevalent physical terrorists killing or debilitating millions of Americans every year. The most daunting physical terrorists include yeast and parasitic infections, heart attacks, cigarette-smoking-related mortality, diabetes, drunk driving, etc. Based on my more than 30 years of clinical experience, I have found that all physical symptoms are reflections of emotional and spiritual states. The anti-yeast nutritional program, Chinese herbal therapy, and exercise are designed to improve your physical functioning to some extent. Your emotional and spiritual issues, which I consider to be “the root of all evil”, need to be dealt with before you can enjoy a total balance and a long-lasting result of peace, love, abundance and happiness.
According to A Course in Miracles, human beings tend to think and act based on the ego function. What is ego? Ego is conditioned misbelief. Ego is a liar. Ego is not capable of telling the truth. Thus, your thinking and behavior tend to base themselves on illusions. Illusions cause you to get stuck in negative emotions such as fear, anger, resentment, guilt and regret. The longer you are stuck in these negative emotions, the more physical and emotional symptoms you will experience.
Your ego’s enemies are peace and love. Your ego will do its very best to ensure an ongoing war between truth and illusion. If you allow your ego to take charge, you will not have clear vision. It is like looking at a picture under dim light. When your attention is attracted to the elaborate frame created by your ego, you will not be able to see the simple and plain picture, the truth, within the frame. After the September 11th event, most people focus their attention on the frame, not the real picture. Therefore, the perceived threats from terrorists rule their lives. Only when you turn the light on will you see the real picture and come to terms with your fear, anger and grief associated with the September 11th event or any life event that triggered similar emotions!
Your vigilance against ego does not require effort if you have faith in your higher yourself and in God (the universe). You will not experience a real sense of well-being while you are doubtful of what you are. Be aware that God or your higher self is your best partner in getting what you need, want, and desire — not your ego or your lower self. Once you can command your ego to take a vacation, you will have clarity and creativity, and thus, experience peace and love, regardless of external events!
This section is written for people who are open-minded and believe that everything can be possible in the universe. If you believe in karma or reincarnation, the following supposition will be easy for you to understand. Many people overreact to perceived terror due the “memory” (on the subconscious level) from previous life experiences. Some people may have identified with those who lost their lives in the September 11th event due to their own past- life experiences. What you need to do is focus on the here and now. No matter how traumatic your past-life experiences were, you are back again and in one piece now. Past is history, tomorrow is imagination, and only here and now is reality.
You also need to understand that life is a continuum encompassing multiple lives. Don’t you think it is comforting if you believe that no one dies? We simply change our coats (physical appearances) when we reincarnate from one life to another. Our souls remain the same. Most of the physical bodies that died in the September 11th event have moved on to another life. And yet, you are still stuck in the grief, anger and fear over the death of these bodies because of spiritual ignorance.
Each life experience is “designed” for you to learn how to have love, peace, abundance, and happiness. If your don’t experience love, peace, abundance, and happiness, then your life calls for evaluation and correction. The universe is very benevolent. We are all given “unlimited opportunities” to learn the purpose of life over and over again, until we get it! This is the basis for karma and reincarnation.
More than 95% of people on earth are stuck with fear of scarcity, regardless of their financial status. The September 11th event gives them a good excuse to fear more, and spend less. Consequently, the United States and the entire world experience a sharp economic downturn and stubborn recession. What you need to understand is that we do not own anything, not even our bodies! Our bodies are “rental properties” that we have to give up when we leave a given life. The event on September 11th is a good example. Since we don’t own anything, we might as well be generous! The golden rule, “What goes around, comes around,” never fails. Therefore, if you want more money, give money; if you want more time, give time; if you want more love, give love.
Some people consider themselves generous through giving sporadically. In order to receive constantly, you must give with commitment and discipline. It is like a pipeline. If you want resources continuously pouring out from one end, you must consistently feed resources into the other. The secret of continuing abundance is very simple: tithing! Give at least ten (10) percent of your income (or gift you received) to your favorite charity and/or people who facilitate your awakening. Ten percent before taxes, not after; before paying your bills, not after! God (the universe) takes this 10% to work for you bringing you prosperity. If you bargain with God, you shortchange yourself! Treat this as a “research project,” if you will, for at least six months, and see your financial terrorists vanish!
At one time or another, to a greater or lesser degree, we all have been haunted by our terrorists within knowingly or unknowingly. External terrorists are the products of unchecked and untamed physical, emotional, spiritual or financial terrorists within. Our willingness to scrutinize and tame these terrorists within, is the only way we can enjoy love, peace, abundance, and happiness on the planet of earth.
Dr. Juliet Tien (Dr. J) has been a teacher and student of A Course in Miracles for years. She is a leading expert in yeast and parasitic infection, and weight and addiction control, a former UCLA professor in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, the owner of Dr. J’s Health Institute and Dr. J’s Healthy & Tasty Restaurant, and a cable TV Producer & Host: The Holistic Approach to Health and Success. She is also the best- selling author of “Breaking the Yeast Curse: Food and Uncon-ditional Love for Magic Healing” and “Healthy and Tasty: Dr. J’s Anti-Yeast Cooking.” Her TV shows titled, “Wellness and Abun-dance” can be viewed worldwide on eworldtvn.com.
For more information, please contact: Dr. J’s Health Institute, 11819 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 213, (310) 477-5302, or Dr. J’s Healthy & Tasty Restaurant, 1303 West-wood Blvd. (two blocks south of Wilshire), (310) 477-2721.
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