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Once you begin to feel the meaning of the affirmation, you should attempt to 

hold this feeling in silent attention. Gently bring your focus back to the words 
of the affirmation every time your mind starts to wander-that is to say, first 

begin thinking of the words of the affirmation, then try to concentrate on the 

feeling behind them. Don't let yourself become discouraged when you find 
yourself thinking more about distractions than you are focusing upon the 

affirmation. It will take time to teach yourself to focus on one thought. Spend 

anywhere from three to fifteen minutes trying to hold the affirmation silently. 
Longer meditation periods can take place when you have built up some 

experience.


At the end of your meditation, send out prayers, good thoughts, or peaceful 

energy to others. If you have been focusing on love, then try to send a sense 
of that love to someone about whom you're concerned. Simply with a thought, 

you can also send out the energy of peace to your neighborhood, world 

leaders, or other countries.


In simplest terms, meditation is the practice of quieting our physical bodies 

and our minds, and focusing our attention inward instead of upon the world 
around us. As you begin to practice meditation daily, it will become easier. 

You might also notice that the sense of peace inside you during meditation 

will begin to carry over into the different parts of your day. Although some 
schools of thought suggest that the mind should be blank when you are 

meditating, Cayce's approach is different. Cayce's material suggests that the 
mind is a constructive force and allows for the closest attunement possible if 

used in the right way.


While Cayce sometimes describes particular meditation techniques of sitting 

or chanting ("Arrr--eee-oommm") the crucial element is that of opening up to 

divine influences.


The Search For God books say that "Through prayer we speak to God. In 

meditation, God speaks to us."


Cayce's concept of meditation has some aspects in common with Hinduism or 

Buddhism (the chakras, kundalini) but is most similar to Christian versions of 
New Thought. The symbolism of the Book of Revelation, he says, is based on 

meditative experiences.





ESP and Psychic Phenomena



Cayce accepted psychic experiences and ESP as a natural by-product of soul 
growth. God may speak to us through dreams (many readings consist of 

dream interpretation), or through intuitions similar to the pangs of conscience. 

However, Cayce does not endorse Spiritualism or mediumship on the grounds 
that entities thus contacted are not necessarily particularly lofty. Instead, he 

encourages seekers to focus on Christ.











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